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Liège, Belgium

The Lucifer of Liège

A marble Lucifer hides behind the pulpit of this Gothic cathedral.
Stockholm, Sweden

Kungstornen

This pair of unsuspecting buildings are in fact the very first modern skyscrapers in Europe.
Stockholm, Sweden

Arlanda Airport Runestone

An 11th-century runestone decorates the halls of Terminal 2 of this Scandinavian travel hub.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stomatol Sign

Sweden's oldest animated sign is still lighting up the skyline today.
Stockholm, Sweden

Katarina Elevator

This gem from the industrial age helps visitors and residents alike traverse hilly Stockholm.
Stockholm, Sweden

Mårten Trotzigs Gränd

Stockholm's narrowest alley is barely over two feet wide.
Stockholm, Sweden

Ribbinska Huset

It is said that each of the white stones in the red facade of this medieval house represents the head of a murdered Swedish noble.
Stockholm, Sweden

Uppland Runic Inscription 53

An ancient Viking runestone hidden in plain view in Stockholm's old town.
Stockholm, Sweden

Skansen Open Air Museum

Sweden's "good old days" painstakingly re-created in a model village.
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Metro Art Gallery

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

Vasa Museum

It houses the remains of a 17th-century version of the Titanic.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Agnete and the Merman

Beneath Denmark's Højbro bridge, a bronze merman and his seven sons forever mourn for the mother and wife who left them for land.
Zeitz, Germany

Cheese Mite Memorial

A simple tribute to the microscopic arachnid that gives its juices and its life to help make a speciality German cheese.
Luleå, Sweden

Shopping

The world's first purpose-built indoor shopping mall opened in Sweden in 1955.
Öjebyn, Sweden

Paltzerian

A tiny village is home to the world's only diner completely devoted to the many varieties of traditional Swedish dumplings.
Malmö, Sweden

Turning Torso

Swedish skyscraper with a 90° twist.
Malmö, Sweden

'The Knotted Gun'

This poignant sculpture of a gnarled weapon is a symbol of non-violence.
Malmö, Sweden

Øresund Bridge

This chimerical bridge/tunnel appears to dead end right into the sea.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Old Police Station at Slottsskogen

The charming storybook building now houses a small police museum.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Feskekôrka - The "Fish Church"

A Gothic-inspired fish market is Gothenburg's best place to find loaves and fishes.
Gothenburg, Sweden

Malm Whale

One of the world's few mounted blue whales, its jaws are hinged open allowing visitors to descend into a lounge.
Erfurt, Germany

Kika Figures of Erfurt

Beloved children's TV characters freckle the German city's streets.
Uppsala, Sweden

Universitetshuset Runestone Circle

A large collection of ancient runestones decorates this university courtyard.
Uppsala, Sweden

Tomb of Anders Celsius

A small church in Uppsala hides the grave of a renowned 18th-century astronomer.