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Faroe Islands

The Nykur of Sørvágsvatn

In Faroese legend, this sinister horse-shaped beast lures unsuspecting passersby only to drown them in the lake.
Kiruna, Sweden

LKAB’s Visitor Center

The world's largest underground iron ore mine.
Grimeton, Sweden

Grimeton VLF Transmitter

A Very Low Frequency transmitter you can tune in on your PC.
Gnosjö S, Sweden

High Chaparral Wild West Theme Park

The lost American era of gunfighters, bandits, Indians and steam trains is recreated in Sweden.
Vimmerby, Sweden

Pippi Longstocking's House

A replica of the beloved character's house, modeled after the author's own drawings.
Landskrona, Sweden

Hven

This Scandinavian island is the site of the first modern observatory.
Hjärup, Sweden

Jakriborg

This cobblestoned medieval-style town was entirely constructed in the 1990s and 2000s.
Uppsala, Sweden

Royal Mounds of Gamla Uppsala

Ancient burial grounds of the wealthy.
Sweden

On the Way

Enigmatic bug-like sculptures mystify drivers along a Swedish highway.
Malmö, Sweden

Turning Torso

Swedish skyscraper with a 90° twist.
Kneippen, Sweden

Villa Villekulla

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

Jumbo Stay

Frequent fliers welcome in this airplane hotel.
Sala, Sweden

Sala Silver Mine Hotel Suite

This luxury hotel suite is located deep in the bowels of an old mine.
Kiruna, Sweden

Solar Egg

A golden egg-shaped sauna in the Arctic tundra.
Västerås, Sweden

Utter Inn

A floating underwater hotel, created by a Swedish artist.
Höganäs, Sweden

Nimis in Ladonia

Micro-nation based around a nine-story high illegally built tower.
Stockholm, Sweden

Birthplace of the Stockholm Syndrome

Now a hotel, this former bank was the site of a robbery that spawned a psychological phenomenon.
Skinnskatteberg, Sweden

STF Kolarbyn Eco Lodges

Bring your hiking shoes, wool socks, and thermal underwear for a stay in these cozy forest huts.
Kiruna, Sweden

Icehotel

The world's first ice hotel is still one of the most elaborate and beautiful.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Metro Art Gallery

Stockholm's decidedly unique public transit system has doubled as the world's longest art gallery for decades.
Turku, Finland

Turku Cathedral

A cathedral resurrected from the ashes of one of Europe's greatest urban fires.
Helsinki, Finland

Temppeliaukio Church

A subterranean house of worship carved right out of the bedrock.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Jorck's Passage

Site of the first radio and telephone broadcasting companies in Copenhagen.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Folketingssalen Frieze

An "evil painter" included pointed symbols in this artwork to poke fun at members of the Danish Parliament.