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Stockholm, Sweden

Carl XII's Oak

An ancient tree that was once the favorite of a young Swedish royal.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholms Geographical Midpoint

The center of Stockholm can be found along this quiet street.
Terezín, Czechia

Theresienstadt (Terezín Concentration Camp)

Created as a "model concentration camp" to hide Nazi atrocities from the international community, this former camp-ghetto now holds a museum and memorial honoring the lives lost within.
Berlin, Germany

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

An imperial church bombed to ruins during WWII now stands as a jagged memorial.
Luleå, Sweden

Luleå Ice Roads

Explore the frozen river and take a walk to a nearby island on some of the longest ice roads in Sweden.
Stockholm, Sweden

'Humor'

This unique sculpture is often overlooked by pedestrians.
Stockholm, Sweden

Samkönade Trafikljusen

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

Ali’iolani Hale

Once the site of the Hawaiian monarchy, this building was originally designed as a palace.
Älvdalen S, Sweden

Njupeskärs Vattenfall

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

Bromma Blocks

These airport hangars are now a bustling shopping center with only hints of its past still lingering.
Soweto, South Africa

Mandela House

Nelson Mandela lived here with his family from 1946 until his arrest in 1962.
Lübeck, Germany

The Broken Bells of St. Mary's

The bells remain in a shattered heap exactly as they fell when the church was bombed in World War II.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm University Arboretum

A collection of trees from various corners of the world call Stockholm University home.
Avesta, Sweden

Dalahästen

The world's biggest version of the popular Swedish souvenir.
Tbilisi, Georgia

Jumah Mosque

At this rare mosque in Tbilisi, Sunni and Shia Muslims pray side by side.
Stockholm, Sweden

Cedergrenska Tower

Despite dreams of constructing this fairytale mansion, Albert Gotthard Nestor Cedergren never saw its completion.
Stockholm, Sweden

Kymlingestenen

A traveling Bronze Age sacrificial stone that was used to honor elves, fairies, and other woodland spirits.
Stocksund, Sweden

Bling-Bling for the People

Crystal chandeliers brighten up this dark underpass.
Stockholm, Sweden

Källargränd urinoar (Källargränd Urinal)

A 130-year-old urinal is the oldest of Stockholm and perhaps all of Sweden.
Stockholm, Sweden

Gamla Riksbanken (The Old National Bank)

One of the world's first dedicated bank buildings in the world is now the oldest one.
Riga, Latvia

Freedom Monument

This celebration of Latvia’s freedom and independence avoided demolition over half a century of Soviet occupation.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stortorget Cannonball

Several cannonballs of mysterious origins decorate two buildings in Stortoget's main square.
Odessa, Ukraine

Potemkin Stairs

Featured in one of the most iconic scenes in cinema history.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Meteorological Station

One of the world's oldest continuously operating meteorological stations sits on a hill in Stockholm.