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Stockholm, Sweden

Astrid Lindgrens Hem (Astrid Lindgren's House)

The apartment where Pippi Longstocking came to life.
Allinge, Denmark

Hammershus Castle Ruins

Northern Europe’s largest castle ruins sit precariously on an island cliffside.
London, England

The Real Greenwich Prime Meridian

Thanks to modern navigational tools we now know that the true prime meridian runs through a park next door.
Nacka, Sweden

Pilt Carin Ersdotter Statue

A sculpture of a woman so beautiful she got arrested for it.
Knislinge, Sweden

'Fideicommissum'

A bronze, peeing self-portrait protests unequal inheritance rights.
Jokkmokk, Sweden

Jokkmokk Market

Hang with reindeer at this 400-year-old Sámi market.
Edsbyverken, Sweden

World's Largest Skis

This Swedish village shows off its most well-known products in a big way.
Bangkok, Thailand

Golden Buddha of Wat Traimit

This enormous gold Buddha statue was hidden inside a stucco decoy for centuries.
Gammelstad, Sweden

Gammelstads Kyrkstad (Gammelstad Church Town)

A medieval village, with red wooden cottages around a stone church, stands as a well-preserved example of a settlement type that was once common in northern Sweden.
Stockholm, Sweden

MiniNobel

On Nobel Street, a miniature statue of Alfred Nobel.
Stockholm, Sweden

MiniKarlsson

A miniature statue of a beloved character from children's literature.
Osby, Sweden

'Apan och Kaninen' ('Bunny and Monkey')

These massive animal sculptures were constructed as part of a reality TV show challenge.
London, England

Museum of Brands

Collection dedicated to brands, packaging and advertising.
London, England

David Bowie's Childhood Home

The childhood home of Earth's alien chameleon is a humble Brixton flat.
London, England

Difference Engine #2

Charles Babbage's proto-computer, painstakingly brought to life.
London, England

The Clockmakers' Museum

This museum inside a museum tells the story of London's timepieces.
London, England

Clock of the Long Now: Prototype 1

A clock designed to run with perfect accuracy for 10,000 years.
London, England

The Great Bed of Ware

This intricately carved and hilariously huge bed was such a famous symbol both Shakespeare and Byron used it in their writing.
London, England

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History

This shop and gallery is a modern-day cabinet of curiosities, unassumingly positioned along an urban thoroughfare.
London, England

Books for Cooks

This bookstore serves recipes from the cookbooks on sale.
London, England

Battersea Power Station

Pop culture has helped to keep this iconic British building from being destroyed.
London, England

World Trade Center Artwork

This sculpture, residing in a quiet corner of a London park, honors the victims of 9/11.
Southend-on-Sea, England

Southend Pier Railway

This charming, narrow-gauge railway in the Thames Estuary is sometimes referred to as the "Train to Nowhere."
England

Wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery

No one is sure what to do with this WWII shipwreck that sits at the bottom of the Thames, still loaded with tons of explosives.