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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.
Breña Alta, Spain

Dragos Gemelos

Behind this pair of dragon trees, there is a tragic story of lost love.
Güímar, Spain

Teide Observatory

A large collection of solar and night-time telescopes dot a small area on the Teide mountain range.
Las Puntas, Spain

Hotel Punta Grande

Teeny tiny hotel on the coast of the Canary Islands.
Frontera, Spain

El Hierro

This Canary island is a quintessential example of nature’s beauty, and its unbridled fury.
Las Puntas, Spain

Ecomuseo de Guinea (Ethnographic Museum of Guinea)

An open-air museum showing how people on El Hierro lived from the time of the first settlers until the late 20th century.
Santa Cruz de la Palma, Spain

Monumento a el Enano (Monument to the Dwarf)

A statue commemorating the island's tradition of dancing dwarves in Napoleon hats.
Stockholm, Sweden

Hallwylska Museet (Hallwyl Museum)

The 19th-century home of Count and Countess von Hallwyl is now a museum.
Stockholm, Sweden

'Moby dick'

A statue that stood at the center of a long copyright battle.
Täby Kyrkby, Sweden

Täby kyrka (Täby Church)

A medieval church that contains murals from famed artist Albertus Pictor.