Articles in Sweden ( 2,408 )

2,408 Articles of interest in Sweden

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  • Arvika Festival

    Arvika Festival (Swedish: Arvikafestivalen) was an annual music festival held in Arvika, Sweden. It took place during three days in the middle of July, from Thursday to Saturday, with camping available from the beginning of the week.

  • Arlöv

    Arlöv is the seat of Burlöv Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden. It is statistically not defined as a locality of its own, but forms part of the contiguous city of Malmö, 5 km northeast of downtown Malmö. Out of Malmö's 280,000 inhbitants, 11,000 liv…

  • Östermalm Athletic Grounds

    The Östermalm Athletic Grounds (Swedish: Östermalms idrottsplats, usually written Östermalms IP) is a sports venue located in the Östermalm district of Stockholm, Sweden. Completed in 1906, the facility played host to several sports during the 1912 …

  • Åreskutan

    Åreskutan is a 1,420 metres (4,660 ft)-high mountain at Åre in Jämtland in central Sweden. It is one of the better-known mountains in Sweden. The mountain (and the village of Åre itself) is easily accessible by train.

  • Ysätters-Kajsa

    Ysätters-Kajsa was a wind-troll that people in the Swedish province of Närke used to believe in; probably the only one of her kind in Scandinavia.

  • Västerbron

    Västerbron (Swedish: The Western Bridge) is an arch bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden. With a total length exceeding 600 m, 340 m of which stretches over water, it is one of the major bridges in Stockholm, offering one of the most panoramic views …

  • Vreta Abbey

    Vreta Abbey, Swedish Vreta Kloster, in operation from the beginning of the 12th century to 1582, was the first nunnery in Sweden, initially Benedictine and later Cistercian, and one of the oldest in Scandinavia.

  • Varnhem Abbey

    Varnhem Abbey (Swedish: Varnhems kloster) in Varnhem, Västergötland, Sweden was founded around 1150 by monks of the Cistercian Order from Alvastra Abbey in Östergötland.

  • Triangeln railway station

    Triangeln Station (Swedish: Triangelns station) is a new railway station in central Malmö in Sweden, located by St. John's Church, close to the neighbourhood of Möllevången and Pildammsparken.

  • Tjörn Bridge

    The Tjörn Bridge (Swedish: Tjörnbron) is a cable-stayed bridge which together with two smaller bridges connects Stenungsund on mainland Sweden with the island Tjörn on the western coast of the country.

  • Tegera Arena

    Tegera Arena is an arena in Leksand, Sweden primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of Leksands IF. It opened in 2005 and holds 7,650 people. The arena was host to the 2007 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships together with FM Mattsson…

  • Södra Teatern

    Södra Teatern (Southern Theatre) is a theatre, located in the "Söder"-district (Södermalm) in Stockholm. It's one of Stockholms most appreciated private theatres. Established in 1859, it's Stockholm's oldest private theatre. It has two restaurants, …

  • Södersjukhuset

    Södersjukhuset (SÖS) is one of the largest hospitals in Stockholm, Sweden. Constructed between 1937 and 1944, it was designed by architects Hjalmar Cederström and Hermann Imhäuser.

  • Studenternas IP

    Studenternas IP is a multi-use stadium in Uppsala, Sweden and the home arena for the football club IK Sirius Fotboll and in bandy for IK Sirius in Elitserien and several other bandy teams. The summer arena has a total capacity of 6,000 spectators an…

  • Stockholm Waterfront

    Stockholm Waterfront, also known as Klara Hotell och Konferens is a building for offices, conferences and hotels. The building is located at Klarabergsviadukten in central Stockholm, at the place where Klara postterminal previously stood, overlookin…

  • Stockholm Synagogue

    The Great Synagogue of Stockholm (Swedish: Stockholms stora synagoga, Hebrew: בית הכנסת הגדול של שטוקהולם‎) is located on a small street called Wahrendorffsgatan, close to the park Kungsträdgården on Norrmalm, Stockholm. It was built 1867-1870 accor…

  • Stockholm School of Theology

    The Stockholm School of Theology (Teologiska högskolan Stockholm) is an independent school for Theology and Human Rights in Stockholm, Sweden, sponsored by the Uniting Church in Sweden (Swedish: Equmeniakyrkan).

  • Stadsholmen

    Stadsholmen is the historical name of an island in the centre of Stockholm, Sweden. Together with the small islands Riddarholmen and Helgeandsholmen it forms the Old town of Stockholm. Its name literally means Island of the City and it is also the l…

  • Solliden Palace

    Solliden Palace, commonly known as just Solliden, is the summer residence of the Swedish Royal Family and the personal private property of King Carl XVI Gustaf. The palace is situated near the Borgholm Castle ruin on the island of Öland in southern …

  • Smygehuk

    Smygehuk is a harbour and fishing village at Smygehamn in Skåne, Sweden. It is most known for being the southernmost point of Sweden and the Scandinavian Peninsula (55° 20' N).