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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.
Odesa, 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.
Havana, Cuba

Viaje Fantástico

No one knows the meaning behind this giant sculpture of a nude woman with a fork riding a rooster in Havana.
Havana, Cuba

El Cristo de la Habana

A colossal statue with a controversial past, forgotten for more than 30 years.
Riga, Latvia

House of the Blackheads

The reconstruction of this prominent building fulfilled a long-written command.
Minsk, Belarus

Minsk KFC

Remnants of the city's Soviet history hover over this modern fast-food outlet.
Stockholm, Sweden

'Två Myror' ('Two Ants')

Enormous ants wielding giant pine needles guard a Stockholm real estate company's office.
Hagalund, Sweden

Haga Slottsgrund

The palace for King Gustav III was never completed, but the foundation remains tucked away in this city park.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnil Museum of Illusions

Things aren't quite what they seem at this mind-bending museum.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights

This former KGB building is now a museum memorializing the people who suffered during the Soviet regime.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Female Pedestrian Lights

These traffic lights celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the women's suffrage movement in Lithuania.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Palace of Concerts and Sports

An abandoned masterpiece of Soviet Brutalist architecture.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Stebuklas Miracle Tile

While this monument tile is shrouded in mystery it also marks the end of the longest ever human chain.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Literatų Gatvė (Literature Street)

Plaques celebrating Lithuanian writers freckle a wall of this picture-perfect path.
Vilnius, Lithuania

Margutis Easter Egg

A 300-kilogram egg sculpture that embodied a neighborhood revival.