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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Partnachklamm (Partnach Gorge)

Walk inside a half mile long crevice right outside the town of Garmisch Partenkirchen.
Grünwald, Germany

Bavaria Filmstadt

This German version of Universal Studios holds a vault of treasures from the NeverEnding Story.
Munich, Germany

Umschreibung

A stairway to heaven, or to nowhere at all.
Schwangau, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle

The fairy tale castle of the "fairy-tale king."
Munich, Germany

Filmtheater Sendlinger Tor

This century-old cinema house has a marquee that has been hand painted by a single man for over 25 years.
Munich, Germany

Orlando di Lasso Statue

This tribute to the 16th-century composer is now an unusual shrine to Michael Jackson.
Munich, Germany

Schönheitengalerie (Gallery of Beauties)

King Ludwig I's collection of beautiful women.
Munich, Germany

München Olympiastadion

An abandoned train station in Munich constructed for the 1972 Olympic games.
Munich, Germany

Westfriedhof Station

A subterranean display of public art and architecture.
Stockholm, Sweden

Haga Tingshus Jättegryta (Haga Courthouse Giant's Kettle)

This building, previously used as a courthouse, has an unusual geological feature in its basement.
Ekerö, Sweden

Drottningholms Slottsteater

18th century opera in its original splendor.
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Yerbas Buenas Petroglyphs

At this beautifully preserved Pre-Hispanic site, you can see ancient petroglyphs with depictions of llamas and alpacas.
Skarpnäcks Gård, Sweden

Jättegrytan i Skarpnäck (Skarpnäck Giant's Kettle)

This hole formed by a glacier is the largest and best-preserved of its kind in Stockholm.
Stockholm, Sweden

Västra Skogen Escalator

A Stockholm metro station is home to an escalator that is not only the longest in Sweden, but among the longest in the world.
Värmdö SO, Sweden

Upplevelsdusch

This spa shower is an interactive art piece that reflects the feeling of Scandinavian seasons.
Täby Kyrkby, Sweden

Fällbro Runestone (Uppland Runic Inscription Fv1946;258)

This Viking Age memorial contains the oldest known image of a Täby resident.
Strängnäs Ö, Sweden

'Hönstavlan' ('Picturesque Chickens')

This strange portrait of six ladies with chicken bodies commemorates a count's dirty habits.
Strängnäs, Sweden

The Lion of Gripsholm Castle

This wonky bit of historical taxidermy is experiencing a second life online.
La Palma, Spain

Petroglifos El Calvario (El Calvario Petroglyphs)

Several petroglyphs are all that remain of an ancient pyramid.
La Palma, Spain

Real Santuario Insular de Nuestra Señora de las Nieves (Royal Island Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Snows)

The oldest Marian image in the Canary Islands still impresses people nearly half a millennium later.
Frontera, Spain

El Pozo de Los Padrones (Well of Los Padrones)

A well drilled into the side of a cliff supplies most of the water consumed on the island of El Hierro.
Stockholm, Sweden

'Morgondagens Väder' ('Tomorrow's Weather')

An abstract representation of weather in Sweden.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Cueva Volcánica de Orchilla (Orchilla Lava Tube)

An untouched lava tube accessible to the adventurers.
Villa de Valverde, Spain

Monumento a la Sabina de El Hierro

Windswept juniper trees resemble surrealistic artwork, however, this juniper is actually a work of art.