Designed by Swedish architect Gunnar Asplund, the Municipal Public Library is one of the most characteristic buildings in ... More
Designed by Swedish architect Gunnar Asplund, the Municipal Public Library is one of the most characteristic buildings in Stockholm. The round cylinder of the main hall is its most distinct feature; with narrow reading halls around it. The library has both fiction and non-fiction, plus a large selection of books in foreign languages (including English).
Rosendal Palace on Djurgården, east of Skansen, was built between 1823 1827. It was used as a summer retreat by
King Karl XIV Johan, and later by King Oskar as an oasis away from his official duties. The palace ...
Kungliga Biblioteket, the royal library, was constructed in the sixteenth century. Since 1661, a copy of everything that has been
printed in Sweden has ended up in its archives. Initially, the collection was stored in the attic of the ...
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 ...