The Stockholm Cathedral (Storkykan), or Saint Nicolai Church, is located between the Palace and the Stock Exchange in the Old ... More
The Stockholm Cathedral (Storkykan), or Saint Nicolai Church, is located between the Palace and the Stock Exchange in the Old Town. This single-nave church, built of brick, is the oldest congregation church in Stockholm. The Baroque facade, which is different from the Gothic-style interior, was designed by the city's architect J.E. Carlberg. Some annexes were built at the end of the eighteenth century, with an aim to make the church more modern.
My great grandparents and family were baptized in this historic place. The art work and historical perspective pointed out by the tour guide (Karin) personalized the visit. We wished we had been able to hear the grand organ and attend an English service. We would love to return with our children and other family members. Hope ample funding is available for restoration in the future.
In 1628, the highly decorated warship, Vasa sailed from Stockholm on her anticipated maiden voyage and sank. However, three centuries
later, in 1961, Vasa was discovered and salvaged, and is now the world's only preserved 17th century ship. It ...
The enormous church, Immanuel Church (Immanuelskyrkan), is a part of the Mission Covenant Church of Sweden. It can seat a
thousand people, and the ceiling height is seventeen metres. A cross dominates the room. There is a service every ...
For some peace of mind, a visit to Bergius Botanical Garden (Bergianska trädgården) is a good idea. Affiliated with The
Stockholm University, the garden is also open to the public. Founded in 1885, it is now a heritage garden. ...
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