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London, England

Whitechapel Bell Foundry

This unassuming building produced some of the world's most famous bells.
London, England

The Blind Beggar

This East End pub gained notoriety as the site where gangster Ronnie Kray publicly shot a rival.
Arjang, Sweden

Årjängstrollet

This giant wooden sculpture is based on local folklore and is said to be "possibly" Sweden's largest troll.
Landsort, Sweden

Landsorts Lighthouse

The oldest Swedish built lighthouse still guides ships through the archipelago.
Nynäshamn S, Sweden

The Landsort Artillery Battery

A southern Swedish island is home to the last ERSTA artillery battery, meant to protect the shoreline during the Cold War.
Stockholm, Sweden

Galgbacken (Gallow Hill)

The site of Stockholm's last public execution.
Umea, Sweden

'Listen'

This disputed feline sculpture is Sweden's first MeToo monument.
Berlin, Germany

Haus des Lehrers

A socialist building dedicated to teachers showcases one of the largest Soviet mosaics in the world.
Stockholm, Sweden

Kronblom on a Walk

Wooden cutouts of the fictional family from the popular Swedish comic strip take a stroll along the side of the road.
Västerås SO, Sweden

Västerås Historiska Skeppsmuseum (Västerås Historical Ship Museum)

This museum of Viking vessels allows visitors to take a replica out for a spin.
Hökåsen-Badelunda, Sweden

Anundshög

This patch of land is home to Sweden's largest burial mound, allegedly belonging to a mythical king.
Hökåsen-Badelunda, Sweden

Labyrinten vid Tibble (The Tibble Labyrinth)

This 2,000-year-old stone maze is one of the oldest in the country, but its purpose is still a mystery.
Västerås, Sweden

Hotell Hackspett (Woodpecker Hotel)

Unfortunately, you can no longer spend a night in this single-person treetop hotel.
Stockholm, Sweden

Kungstornen

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

The Bebelplatz

The site of the famous Nazi book burning campaign of 1933 remembers its "Night of Shame".
London, England

Boadicea and Her Daughters

A statue of the legendary Celtic warrior queen who fought the Roman invaders stands in one of the cities she once destroyed.
London, England

The Fourth Plinth

Originally meant to hold a statue of King William IV, this support sat empty for years. Today, it hosts a rotating cast of public artwork.
London, England

The Navigators

Ship-sized kinetic sculptural fantasy.
London, England

Platform 9 3/4

Kings Cross Station pays tribute to its role in Britain's best-selling book series.
London, England

The Hardy Tree

This churchyard arbor is surrounded by hundreds of gravestones placed there by author Thomas Hardy.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
London, England

Café in the Crypt

This coffee shop lies hidden beneath a historic church.
London, England

Allies Sculpture

Bronze sculpture celebrating the relationship between Churchill and Roosevelt.
London, England

The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street

The signs of a long buried road can still be found hidden beneath a London sewer grate.