Articles in Sweden ( 2,408 )

2,408 Articles of interest in Sweden

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  • Kolmården

    Kolmården is a large forest that separates the Swedish provinces of Södermanland and Östergötland, two of the country's main agricultural areas, from each other.

  • Gammelstad Church Town

    Gammelstad Church Town (Swedish: Gammelstads kyrkstad) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site situated in Gammelstaden near the city of Luleå, Sweden at the northern end of the Gulf of Bothnia. It is the best preserved example of a type of town that was on…

  • Fotografiska

    Fotografiska (The Swedish Museum of Photography) is a centre for contemporary photography located in Stockholm, Sweden that opened on 21 May 2010.

  • Ekerö Municipality

    Ekerö Municipality (Ekerö kommun) is a municipality in the province of Uppland in Stockholm County in east central Sweden. The name derives from the name of the main island within the municipality whose name is Ekerön, and literally means "Oak Islan…

  • Djurgårdsbron

    Djurgårdsbron (Swedish: "The Djurgården Bridge") is a bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden. Designed by Carl Fraenell and built for the Stockholm World's Fair 1897, the present bridge forms a southern extension to the boulevard Narvavägen, thus conne…

  • Chinese Pavilion at Drottningholm

    The Chinese Pavilion (Swedish: Kina slott), located in the grounds of the Drottningholm Palace park, is a Chinese-inspired royal pavilion originally built between 1753–1769. The pavilion is currently one of Sweden's Royal Palaces and a UNESCO World …

  • Bollhustäppan

    Bollhustäppan (Swedish: The Ball House Patch) is a small public space in Gamla stan, which is the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Bohus Fortress

    Bohus Fortress (also Baahus or Båhus, originally: Bagahus) lies along the old Norwegian–Swedish border in Kungälv, Bohuslän, Sweden, north east from Hisingen where the Göta river splits into two branches (20 kilometres north of Gothenburg).

  • Stone circle (Iron Age)

    The stone circles of the Iron Age (ca. 500 BC – ca. 400 AD) were a characteristic burial custom of southern Scandinavia, especially on Gotland and in Götaland during the Pre-Roman Iron Age and the Roman Iron Age. In Sweden, they are called Domarring…

  • Slussenområdet

    Slussenområdet (the Sluice area) is an area of central Stockholm, on the Söderström river connecting Södermalm and Gamla stan. The area is named after the locks between Lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea. Called Karl Johanslussen, the locks themselves …

  • Skärholmen

    Skärholmen is a suburban district in south-western Stockholm, primarily consisting of Million Programme style apartment buildings from the 1960s and early 1970s. As such, it is one of the larger and more well known concrete suburbs of Stockholm, wit…

  • Norrporten Arena

    Norrporten Arena, formerly Idrottsparken, is a multi-purpose stadium in Sundsvall, Sweden. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of GIF Sundsvall. The stadium holds 8,500 people.

  • Ministry of Finance (Sweden)

    The Ministry of Finance (Swedish: Finansdepartementet) is a Swedish government ministry responsible for matters relating to economic policy, the central government budget, taxes, banking, security and insurance, international economic work, central,…

  • Malmö Mosque

    The Malmö Mosque (Swedish: Malmö moské) is the second oldest mosque in Sweden. It is located in Jägersro villastad, a neighbourhood in Husie, Malmö. It was inaugurated on 20 April 1984 and is administered by the organization Islamic Center.

  • List of tallest buildings in Scandinavia

    This list of tallest buildings in Scandinavia ranks skyscrapers in Denmark, Norway and Sweden that stand at least 100 m (328 ft) tall, based on height to architectural top (i.e. heights measured from the level of the lowest, significant, open-air, p…

  • Kulturhuset

    Opened in 1974, Kulturhuset (Swedish for The House of Culture) is a cultural centre to the south of Sergels Torg in central Stockholm. It is a controversial symbol for Stockholm and the growth of modernism in Sweden.

  • Katarina Elevator

    The Katarina Elevator (Swedish: Katarinahissen) is a passenger elevator in Stockholm that connects Slussen (the lock area) to the heights of Södermalm. The lift was a shortcut between Katarinavägen, Slussen and Mosebacke torg.

  • Karlsborg Fortress

    Karlsborg Fortress is situated on the Vannäs peninsula in Karlsborg by lake Vättern, the province of Västergötland, Sweden. Construction on the fortress began 1819 to realize the so-called central defense idea adopted by the Swedish military after t…

  • Kalmar Airport

    Kalmar Airport (IATA: KLR, ICAO: ESMQ) is an airport in southeastern Sweden. The airport is located only some 5 kilometers west of downtown Kalmar. The airfield was originally the home of the Swedish Air Force wing F 12 Kalmar.

  • Forsby-Köping limestone cableway

    The Forsby-Köping limestone cableway, commonly referred to in Swedish as Kalklinbanan, is a 42 km aerial tramway running from Forsby in Vingåker municipality to industrial town Köping in central Sweden. Its final destination is the factory at the po…

  • Växjö Småland Airport

    Växjö Småland Airport (IATA: VXO, ICAO: ESMX) is an airport in southeastern Sweden, in the southern part of the province of Småland. The airport is located about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northwest of the town centre of Växjö. The airport is owned by t…

  • Tullgarn Palace

    Tullgarn Palace (Swedish: Tullgarns slott) is a royal summer palace in the province of Södermanland, south of Stockholm, Sweden. Built in the 1720s, the palace offers a mixture of rococo, Gustavian and Victorian styles.

  • Tjolöholm Castle

    Tjolöholm Castle (Swedish: Tjolöholms slott) is a country house, built 1898-1904, in Halland, Sweden. It is located on a peninsula in the Kungsbacka Fjord on the Kattegat coast.