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Stockholm, Sweden

Den Optiska Telegrafen (The Optical Telegraph)

The fastest way to send a message before electricity was invented.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

De Brandgrens (The Blaze Boundary)

These lights mark the area of Rotterdam that was bombed and burned in 1940.
Stockholm, Sweden

'Humor'

This unique sculpture is often overlooked by pedestrians.
Alkmaar, Netherlands

J. Boom

A museum-like shop that has been producing clogs, brushes, and ropes for nearly 200 years.
Spijkenisse, Netherlands

'Saved by a Whale’s Tail'

This unique sculpture proved invaluable when it saved a train from careening off the tracks.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oost-Indisch Huis

The former headquarters of history's oldest megacorporation.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Metro Ventilation Art

Small Easter eggs are hidden in the ventilation holes of the city's newest trains.
Älvdalen S, Sweden

Njupeskärs Vattenfall

Believed to be the country's tallest waterfall, the Njupeskär is actually much smaller.
Älvdalen N, Sweden

Nipgubben

This tiny Swedish troll protects the land and all who wander within it.
Älvdalen N, Sweden

Trollvägen Magic Hill

Gravity seems to fail at this intriguing Swedish attraction.
Älvdalen S, Sweden

Old Tjikko

The world's oldest individual clonal tree looks like a wimp despite standing tall for 9,550 years.
Kiruna, Sweden

LKAB’s Visitor Center

The world's largest underground iron ore mine.
Leiden, Netherlands

'Zhdun' (Homunculus Loxodontus)

This Dutch art piece became a Russian icon.
Falun, Sweden

World's Smallest Dala Horse

This Dalecarlian horse is about the size of a pinhead.
Stockholm, Sweden

Samkönade Trafikljusen

A temporary art piece to celebrate LGBTQ Pride is now a permanent part of Stockholm's traffic landscape.
Lund, Sweden

The Nose Academy

One hundred plaster casts of Scandinavian proboscises.
Stockholm, Sweden

Bromma Blocks

These airport hangars are now a bustling shopping center with only hints of its past still lingering.
Simrishamn V, Sweden

Sankt Olof Holy Springs

These two springs are tied to several legends, one of which involves the travels of Saint Olof.
Malmö, Sweden

Emoji Stained Glass Windows

These unique stained glass windows were designed by local children using a modern flair.
Meyrin, Switzerland

Nataraj Statue (The CERN Shiva)

This statue of a Hindu cosmic dancer at CERN is a metaphor for modern physics.
Värmdö SO, Sweden

Meridianen för den Akademiska Kvarten (The Real Meridian for the Academic Quarter)

A response to the wrongly placed meridian of the same name.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm University Arboretum

A collection of trees from various corners of the world call Stockholm University home.
Paris, France

Remnants of the Paris Guillotine

Indents in the pavement are all that remain from a grisly death machine in Paris.
Lund, Sweden

Runstenskullen (The Rune Stone Hill)

These ancient rune stones plucked from the countryside now call this university park home.