When the Stockholm economy was flourishing in the fourteenth century, many German merchants moved to the area. They arrived ... More
When the Stockholm economy was flourishing in the fourteenth century, many German merchants moved to the area. They arrived at the Saint Gertrud cottage, located where Tyska kyrkan (German Church) stands today. In 1580, this cottage was rebuilt into a church. Its portal, which was built in 1643, is richly decorated with ornaments and pictures by chief stonemason Jost Henne. Morning services are held every Sunday at 11a in Swedish and German.
Starting at Norrtull, just north of Odenplan, Brunnsviken Bay stretches north to Frescati. This is a true oasis right in
the middle of the city environment, with absolutely no sign of any traffic on the nearby motorway. It is ...
This is Sweden's largest art museum, with a collection that dates back to the 16th and 20th centuries. The collection
has been gradually built through purchases, gifts and spoils of war, during the country's era as a military power ...
The Birka archaeological site is located on Björkö Island in Lake Mälar and was occupied in the 9th and 10th
centuries. Hovgården is situated on the neighbouring island of Adelsö. Together, they make up an archaeological complex which illustrates ...