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Blekinge county's most appealing destination is the regal county capital KARLSKRONA, located on the largest link in a chain of breezy islands. Founded by Karl XI in 1680, who picked it as an ice-free southern harbour for his Baltic fleet, the town revolves around its unique maritime heritage, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The wide avenues and stately squares were built to accommodate the king's naval parades, and cadets in uniform still career around streets named after Swedish admirals and battleships. However, even if you're not a naval fan, Karlskrona has plenty to offer, …
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Top Hotels in Karlskrona, Sweden

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First Hotel Statt

This hotel features 104 non-smoking rooms with amenities such as bath, shower, a trouser press, a hairdryer, a mini bar, an iron, a phone, a radio, and a satellite TV and in-house movie.

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Naval Port of Karlskrona

Karlskrona is an outstanding example of a late-17th-century European planned naval city. The original plan and many of the buildings have survived intact, along with ...