Drottningholm Palace is a famous Swedish architecture built on the island of Lovön (Stockholm). The building was built in the 16th century and is the residence of the Royal Swedish Emperor. Drottningholm Palace was designed in a Renaissance style and was built in 1580 by King John III to dedicated to Queen Catherine Jagellon. During the reigns of King Charles XI and Charles XII, the palace was the main residence, and was also the venue for important royal guests.
Drott Palace is a massive architectural complex. In addition to the residence of the kings, the palace also has a church, theater and a large garden. The church’s cathedral was designed by architect Nicodemus Tessin the Elder – this is the place to pray for members of the Imperial Palace. The theater is used for opera performances and is the venue for annual festivals. If you visit this place once, you cannot miss the opportunity to admire the vast royal garden with sculptural masterpieces created by the artists Aridan de Vries.
Over the course of more than 400 years this work has undergone many changes in the interior layout. Each king wanted to make a mark for this place during his rule. Therefore, only the selection, decoration, interior arrangement in the palace also tells the length of history and culture of Sweden. With a mix of different architectural styles, interior furnishings through the ages, Drottningholm is truly an impressive historical architecture of Sweden.
Kalmar ancient castle is not only one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Sweden but also a historical symbol of this country. Located in the east of Sweden, in the romantic beach town of Kalmar, extremely peaceful and lovely. The castle was built in the 1180s and is considered a watchtower. Until King Magnus Ladulas, this place was built to become a most modern fortress at that time.
This special castle has 3 sides adjacent to the Baltic Sea so standing from the castle, you can zoom in and out and admire the vast and beautiful sea surface. The structure of the old Kalmar castle was built with 4 towers and a small main gate. The path to the main gate is made of a very interesting small wooden bridge. This bridge is like a bridge that takes you to a fairy garden in another world.
Until now, the ancient Kalmar castle with a life span of more than 800 still stalks, towering toward the big sea. This is the unrivaled pride and pride of the Swedish people. Upon arriving here, you will surely be stunned by the castle masterpiece in front of you and the castle is more beautiful than the rumor. Such a perfect and magnificent building would be flawed if you do not come to visit and experience when traveling Sweden.
Lund Church is a church of the Swedish Lutheran Church in Lund, Scania, Sweden. This is the headquarters of Bishop Lund and the main church of the Diocese of Lund. It was built as the catholic church of the archbishop of all Nordic countries, dedicated to Saint Lawrence. This is one of the oldest stone buildings still in use in Sweden. Lund Church is called “the most powerful representative of Roman architecture in the Nordic countries”. At the time of construction, Lund and the church belonged to Denmark. The main altar was consecrated in 1145 and the main church was then largely completed, the western towers were built somewhat later. Its architecture shows clear influences from contemporary architecture in northern Italy, transmitted through the Rhine valley.
From the outside, the building’s various elements are clearly independent blocks, “as if they can be separated and put together”. The church apse is a half-circle “strong coupling” consisting of three floors. Apse is the best preserved part of the Romanesque building and has been described as the “artistic high point of the exterior”. In addition to the rich Roman decorations, the Lund church has a number of medieval sculptures made by Adam van Düren, as mentioned above. Some of these are from animals and have low Germanic inscriptions. A relief on the south side of the transept shows the Apocalyptic Woman next to Saint Lawrence and Saint Canute similar to the van Düren portal sculpture made a few years ago at Glinkleehus.
4)Abisko National Park
Abisko National Park is a national park located in the province of Lapland, near the border with Norway (about 37 km from the railway), in Kiruna, the largest city in northern Sweden. It starts from the banks of Torne Trask, one of Sweden’s largest lakes, and extends about 15 km southwest. It is located to the north of the Arctic Circle about 195 km. The total area of this park is 77 km².
Established in 1909, the same year as the first Swedish nature conservation law, this is one of Sweden’s first national parks (along with 8 other national parks). Abisko National Park was established to conserve an area of northern Europe in its pristine condition and to conduct scientific research. There was the Abisko Science Research Station first established in 1903, located near the Abisko village and later merged into the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1935. It was used primarily for operations. studying environment, biology and geology.
There are many species of birds and mammals such as mactet weasels, ermine weasels, squirrels and Lemming rats. The most common larger animals are European elk and reindeer with weasel weasel, arctic fox, lynx and bear are easily spotted in this famous Swedish national park.
Visby Citadel is recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage, in which Visby center is recognized as the best preserved medieval town in the world. If you have the opportunity to travel to Sweden, do not forget to visit the medieval town of Visby to admire the priceless historical values here. In the Middle Ages, Visby had more churches than any other town in Sweden. Currently, there are still 94 churches from this period, in two styles of Roman and Gothic architecture. Most of the churches here are preserved, preserved and are serving the religious life of the people.
In addition to churches, monasteries, hospitals, Visby has more than 200 buildings built of limestone from the Middle Ages with relatively similar architectural shapes, shapes, dimensions still to date. To the east of the town are small wooden houses built between 1740 and 1749 that are still intact. The gates of the north, east and south all have paths from the cliffs to the harbor, giving the Visby landscape its own distinctive character. These are paved and paved roads that can be surprisingly wide and narrow.
In particular, the regular art exhibitions add to the beauty of the town and attract tourists. The best way to discover the beauty of Visby is to enjoy great food at quaint restaurants, pubs, coffees spread across the old streets, or take a horse cart around town.
Stockholm archipelago is the second largest archipelago in the Baltic Sea, where it is not only a major economic and political center of Sweden but also a place with impressive natural landscapes “charming aqua” beautiful. Coming to Stockholm archipelago, you can wander the Gamla Stan alleys to see the vast scenery of the sea in the beautiful small houses here, creating a very beautiful landscape picture, making any Every visitor is pleased when walking through here. Not only that, this place is also a harmonious combination between modern architecture and the oldest when skyscrapers “shoulder to shoulder” with the old castles.
The archipelago extends from Stockholm about 60 km (37 miles) to the east. In a north-south direction, it mainly follows the coasts of the provinces Södermanland and Uppland, coming from the island of Öja, south of Nynäshamn, to Väddö, north of Norrtälje. It is separated from Åland by a strip of water called South Kvarken. A separate group of islands is further north, near the town of Öregrund. There are about 24,000 islands and islets between Arholma and Landsort. Some famous islands are Dalarö, Finnhamn, Nässlingen.
7)Old Town Gamla Stan
One of the oldest and most carefully preserved neighborhoods in Sweden, the old town of Gamla Stan is like a “living museum” for those who love to walk with countless attractions. Restaurants, cafes, bars and shopping outlets all have certain classic features, attracting the attention of visitors to Stockholm. For those who are passionate about handicrafts or antique and unique souvenirs, do not miss the tour of Gamla Stan. In the street, there are winding roads, ancient houses painted in many different colors, creating a unique feature for the old town. You can also see frescoes from the Middle Ages, which can be seen right on the main side of the house. On winter days, snowflakes fill the streets, the whole neighborhood but a picture in the story book.
The neighborhood also has many museums, churches including the Swedish National Church and the Nobel Museum. In particular, the main attraction here is the Royal Palace – one of the largest palaces in the world with more than 600 rooms. The palace is divided into several areas, the reception room, the treasury area – where the royal costumes, armor, swords are displayed … Visitors should not miss the parades and the guard exchange at 12 o’clock. day of the guards. Located in the middle of the old town of Gamla Stan is Stortorget Square – the oldest square in Stockholm. The Stortorget is the central gathering point, from here leading to Köpmangatan – the oldest street in Stockholm, built as early as the fourteenth century. From here you can also move to the narrowest alley in the city, Marten Trotzigs alley, the alley less than 1m wide. Or from here you can also visit the Riddarholmen church – the resting place of the royal members, built as a Franciscan monastery. All these destinations are extremely ideal for visitors to unleash photographing, playing and relaxing.
Lake Hornborga is a lake in Västergötland in Sweden, Lake Hornborga was created after the last ice age, about 10,000 years ago. This area has been settled since the Stone Age. To reduce hunger, in 1802, it was decided to lower the water level to create pasture land for grazing cattle. The water level was lowered four more times later. The surface area has been reduced from 28 km² to less than 4 km², but instead of making room for grasslands, the reeds seized and turned the lake into a swamp.
Hornborga Lake is a famous paradise for birds to come to rest and breed wetland birds such as diving birds, ducks, birds of prey, wading birds and black-headed gulls. Each spring, Hornborga becomes a tourist attraction to watch thousands of cranes dancing around the lake. The lake is located in the ancient land of Västergötland in southern Sweden, which is known for its historic remnants and stone walls.
Not only the beauty, the people here are also extremely hospitable. If you have the opportunity to come to Sweden, do not miss these interesting tourist destinations.