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Älvkarleby S, Sweden

Dragon Gate

Not quite the cultural gateway between China and Sweden its designer imagined.
Helsinki, Finland

Lyhdynkantajat (The Lantern Bearers)

These enormous, stern-faced statues greet visitors with lanterns, and sometimes costumes.
Innerstaden, Sweden

The Maiden's Tower

Known locally as the Jungfrutornet, this Medieval tower hides a dark legend.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Metro Red Line Seats

There are hidden patterns on the subway seats of some Stockholm metro cars.
Visby, Sweden

Sankt Göransporten Arrow Slit

A catapult rock from Gotland’s 13th-century civil war is still lodged in Scandinavia's best-preserved medieval city wall.
Innerstaden, Sweden

Spillings Hoard

Buried beneath an unassuming Gotland farm was the largest collection of Viking silver, mostly of Islamic origin.
Visby, Sweden

Trojaborg

Legend has it that this large rock maze in Sweden was created as punishment by the daughter of a wealthy captain.
Boge, Sweden

Tjelvar's Grave

A Bronze Age stone ship said to be the grave of the mythical founder of Gotland.
Gnisvärd, Sweden

Gnisvärd Stone Ships

Ancient stone graves shaped like ships provided a Viking-like burial to carry the dead to the afterlife.
Kneippen, Sweden

Villa Villekulla

Visit the home of Sweden's beloved fictional character, Pippi Longstocking.
Stockholm, Sweden

Artipelag

This Stockholm art museum has curated its pieces into its natural landscape.
Avesta, Sweden

Dalahästen

The world's biggest version of the popular Swedish souvenir.
Avesta, Sweden

Mörksugga Statue

A cuddly version of a dark mythological creature now acts as the mascot of a town.
Gävle, Sweden

Gävlebocken

If there is one thing you don't want to be in Sweden during Christmas, it's a Yule Goat.
Stockholm, Sweden

Aifur

Dine on food tied to Viking history and legend at this subterranean Stockholm spot.
Stockholm, Sweden

Bistro Nobel Signed Chairs

Maybe the only restaurant in the world where your seat will be signed by a Nobel laureate.
Gävle, Sweden

Gs 13 Runestone

A Viking man's tribute to his brother stands in Gävle's oldest church.
Stockholm, Sweden

Kronblom on a Walk

Wooden cutouts of the fictional family from the popular Swedish comic strip take a stroll along the side of the road.
Baskarp, Sweden

Falks Grav

The final resting place of a young stagecoach robber who refused mercy.
Säve, Sweden

Aeroseum

This declassified Cold War bunker hosts a large collection of Swedish aircraft.
Viskafors, Sweden

Viskafors Blå Får (Blue Sheep of Viskafors)

A flock of peculiar-colored sheep graze in this small Swedish town.
Pilane, Sweden

Skulptur i Pilane

This Swedish sculpture park is a unique combination of ancient ruins and modern art.
Karlstad, Sweden

Orrholmsgaraget (The Orrholm Garage)

This underground car park moonlights as a permanent art exhibition.
Gagnef, Sweden

Gagnef Flottbron

This unique bridge is one of the last of its kind in Sweden.