|The Norstrom (North Channel)
and Stromsborg Island. In the
background is the City Hall.
|One of the oldest buildings in Stockholm (parts
date from the 13th Century), Riddarholmen
Church burial place of Swedish monarchs.
|Gamla Stan (Old Town) streets
and Storkrykan Church. Old
town is located on an Island.
|The area south of Gamla Stan
across the river.
|A pedestrian only street in the
heart of Gamla Stan.
|The Stock Exchange building
was built from 1773-1776
replacing the Town Hall.
|The 18th Century Royal Palace.
Consisting of 690 rooms it is still
home to the Royal Family.
|The Royal Palace is guarded by the
Hogvakten a unit of the Armed Forces
that date back to the 16th Century.
|A humorous statue of Hans
Alfredsson sticking his head out
of the sewer.
|Djurgarden Ferry from
Nybroviken inlet to Djurgarden
|The fortress-like Radisson Hotel and
some of the Ferry boats to the
1000's of islands around Stockholm.
|The Vasa museum which holds the
recovered wreck of the warship
Vasa. It was completed in 1987.
|SS Sankt Erik - a steam powered
Baltic icebreaker launched in 1915.
Sweden's first icebreaker.
|The 64 gun warship Vasa which
sunk on its maiden voyage in 1628
and was raised in 1961.
|The carved stern of the Vasa. It
is covered with carvings as befits
the flagship of the Swedish fleet.
|A 20 foot long model of the
Vasa with the remains of the
Vasa in the background.
|The Vasa is held in a dimly lit
museum to protect it. This is
perhaps the best photo I managed.
|Me in front of the bow of the
|The port side of the Vasa with a
view of some of the re-created
|The bow of the Vasa. Where the
wood is light coloured is the
apartments. Designed to look
|A galley in the Museum of
Historical Antiquities designed
to look like a Church.
|A carved stone depicting Odin
coming to take fallen heroes to
Valhalla atop his horse Sleipnir.
|Artillery pieces on display in the
Armemuseum. The building was
constructed as an arsenal in 1867.
|The Swedish Carriage Museum
holding carriages mostly from
the 19th Century.
|The Djurgården line a restored
heritage tramway called line
|One of the famously narrow
streets in Gamla Stan.
|The Blue Hall in City Hall. It is the
location of the annual Nobel Prize
|The Council Chamber of Stockholm City
Hall. The ceiling is designed to appear to
be an overturned Viking longboat.
|The Queen of the Lake Mälaren
mosaic in the Golden Hall of
Stockholm city hall.
|One of the mosaic murals in the
Gold Hall of Stockholm City Hall.
|A statue of Swedish
Engelbrektsson (1390s - 1436).
|The cenotaph of Birger Jarl, the founder
of Stockholm. There were plans to bring
his remains here but they were dropped.
|Gamla Stan and the Palace in the
background, parliament in the middle
and Stromsborg in the foreground.
|Swedish Parliament the
|The Globe Arena, a 110m
hemispherical building completed in
1989. It seats only 13,850 for hcckey.
|Lake Malaren and Langholmen
|The Courtyard of Stockholm City
|A recreated 1890's millwrights factory
in the Skansen Open Air Museum. A
recreated 1800s rural village.
|Historical buildings from all over
Sweden were brought to Skansen
to recreate 1800's Rural Life.
|Stockholm Town Hall looking over Norstrom Channel.
|A common Rune Stone from
Sodermanland. This one is a
memorial to someone named Torfast.
|The Alvros Farmstead brought to
|A traditional rural windmill
brought to Skansen.
|The metal Hallestad belfry. It was
donated after a church burned
down leaving only this belfry.
|A small, farmers cottage in
complete working condition in
|A seal in its habitat in the wildlife
preserve in the Skansen outdoor
|A country lane in Skansen with
wooden and stone fences.
|A traditional Hunter's shelter from
|A Laplander hut with a Sami
Hut on stilts sitting behind it.
|A flax mill that was brought to
|Skansens Bergbana, a funicular
railway on the northwest side of
the Skansen hill.
|The Town Hall from the island
of Riddarholmen right in front
of Birger Jarls Torn.
|The statue of Birger Jarl
(1210-1266) and on the left
Wrangel Palace (1802).
|The Swedish House of Lords, no longer
a governing body it is an Institute that
acts as an interest group for the nobility.
|Slottsbacken with Stockholm Cathedral in
the background and the Royal Palace on
the right.. King Gustav III's obelisk.
|A bronze statue of St. George
and the Dragon inspired by a
statue in a nearby Church.
|Medieval homes lining the side
of Stortorget Square in Gamla
|A cannon ball in the corner of the
building is, according to legend, dating
back to the Stockholm Bloodbath in
1921 when it was fired at the Danish
king Christian Tyrant.
|Marten Trotzigs Grand street off of the
main street (Vasterlanggatan) is
Stockholm's narrowest street. It is less
then 1 metre in width in some places.
|Swedish Parliament Building.
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