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Eksjö, Sweden

Deutsche Strasse Memorial Stone

This lonely rock along a gravel road outside of the southern Swedish village of Eksjö reminds us of a dark chapter in Swedish post-war history.
Aneby C, Sweden

Pyramid of Stjärneborg

This pyramid in southern Sweden houses the remains of an eccentric nobleman, who spent his life doing whatever he felt like doing.
Paris, France

I Love You Wall

Paris' linguistic guide to the international language of, yes, love.
Paris, France

Le Chat Noir Collection

Original cabaret handbills, posters, and feline artwork are a purrfect highlight of the Museum of Montmartre.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Arch of Triumph

Pyongyang’s Arch of Triumph is the second tallest triumphal arch in the world.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Kumsusan Palace of the Sun

A former palace transformed into a mausoleum for North Korea's supreme leaders.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Kim Il-sung Square

One of the largest public squares in the world, named after the former DPRK supreme leader.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Ideals of the North Korean Workers' Party Monument

A symbol of the Workers' Party of North Korea.
Pyongyang, North Korea

Taedonggang Brewing Company

An English brewery transported to North Korea.
Trassenheide, Germany

Upside-Down House of Trassenheide

The first (but not only) upside-down house in Germany.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Icelandic Phallological Museum

An encyclopedic collection of mammal penises.
Istanbul, Turkey

Pudding Shop (Lale Restaurant)

This crucial gathering spot along the "hippie trail" still displays old notes between traveling beatniks and backpackers.
Potsdam, Germany

Grave of the Potato King

If you visit the burial place of King Frederick the Great, you'll likely find a couple of potatoes sitting on his tombstone.
Gibraltar

Gibraltar Airport

Single runway interrupted by a busy road that cuts across its middle.
Gibraltar

Operation Tracer Cave

There was a top secret plan during World War II to seal a group of soldiers inside the rock.
Slanchevo, Bulgaria

Pobiti Kamani Stones

Mysterious standing stone formations looks like a petrified forest.
Anchorage, Alaska

Grandma Olga Statue

Pay homage to a preeminent matriarch, and the native Dena’ina people, at this sculpture installation in Anchorage.
Haugesund, Norway

Marilyn Monroe Statue

The iconic blonde bombshell has a familial connection to this town in southern Norway.
Frederiksberg, Denmark

Cisternerne

A 19th-century subterranean reservoir repurposed as a contemporary art cave.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Niels Bohr's Grave

The final resting place of one of the brightest physicists of the 20th century.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Hans Christian Andersen's Grave

The final resting place of the author who gave us the Little Mermaid, the Ugly Duckling, and many more beloved fairy tales.
Copenhagen, Denmark

ZinkGlobal

This contemplative sculpture made out of old machine parts is meant to be the first in a series of sculptures around the world.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Restaurant Schønnemann

Traditional Danish spot where the schnapps are flowing and the smørrebrød is loaded.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Ghost Swastikas

The art museum is decorated with creatively remodeled pre-Nazi swastikas.