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Bosjökloster Church

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A: Bosjökloster Sweden

by Clemens Scharmann, 60 meters away

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B: Viderups Slott

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D: Håstads kyrka

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E: Soederasens Nationalpark Sweden

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F: Kopparhatten

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H: Dalby Stenbrott, Dalby Quarry

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I: Sankt Hans Kyrka in Lund, Sweden.

by Francois Polito, 26.0 km away

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Sankt Hans Kyrka in Lund, Sweden.

J: Church of Vallkärra

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Vallkärra Church was built in the 1100s and lately restored and rebuilt in 1844-1845.

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This panorama was taken in Sweden, Europe

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