Wednesday, July 1, 2015

10 places to visit when travel to Sweden



Sweden is in the region of the Arctic Circle with the kingdom governmental system, has some very beautiful places. Sweden is also popularly known as the nation where Vikings come from. Below are 10 places you must visit when travel to Sweden:

10 Places to visit when travel to Sweden


1. Stockholm's old town

Stockholm's old town has been famously crowded by tourists, yet the narrow roads are still fun to explore. Make sure you try the waffle cone with hand rolled. You can also visit the Vasa museum (Vasamusset). This museum is the place to see the Vasa, a huge warship that sank on its maiden voyage in 1628, and learn how it was lifted from the Stockholm harbor. Do not miss other places in the city, such as The Old Town, Drottningholm Palace and Court Theater. when travel to Sweden, Stockholm is a city you have to visit.

Stockholm's old town

Stockholm's old town



2. Gothenburg

It is Sweden's second largest city that has a beautiful land and sea. Here there's Cultural Museum to expand your horizons. For you shopper you may visit Fish market Feskekorka to find antique goods, or those of you who want to simply enjoy a romantic atmosphere, you can visit the Gothenburg Opera House. The town often held Metaltoen Festival, a summer festival for music lovers’ metal genre. There is another place - which is required to visit if you're in Gothenberg, that is Southern Gothenberg, Archipelago, Slottsskogen, and Volvo Museum.

Gothenburg

Gothenburg



3. Malmo

Malmo is the third largest city in Sweden. Here you will find many places that can illustrate the impact of the middle Ages. The one which became the center of attention is the Øresund Bridge. This is a bridge connecting Sweden and Denmark which is limited by the Øresund strait. In addition to this bridge, there is also another bridge which is the Oresund Bridge. For the Christian, you can pray in the church of St. Peter. Other than that you can also admire the buildings that are environmentally friendly. Why so? Well, many buildings in there that are being grown by plants either on the wall or on the roof. It can be an inspiration for you to do the same thing when you get back home.

Malmo

Malmo



4. Visby

Visby is one of the leading medieval towns in Sweden. Every August, the town hosts a medieval town. There will be many special dress, the party, as well as martial arts competition on horseback. But you do not need to visit Visby in August to get a sense of medieval. You simply walk through the gravel road around the town, you can tour to the city of Ta, and you can visit the ancient church that was built in the 13th century, one thing that became interesting from the church is the walls that stretched for 13 kilometers that once used for defense fortress.

Visby

Visby



5. Gavle

Gavle is a destination when you need peace. The place is very beautiful and rich in charm
of Nature, ranging from multicolored wooden houses to a number of blue lakes. Fishing and canoeing are some of the outdoor activities that are popular in this place. The whole city can be surrounded easily by using the very excellent buses and taxis system, but the most fun ways to enjoy the scenery is on foot or riding a bicycle, while visiting shops, pubs and restaurants along the way. Every winter, students and local merchants will make The Famous Glave Goat out of straw, which is a giant version of the Swedish Yule Goat. It has become a tradition here since 1966.

Gavle

Gavle



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6. Siljan Lake

Found in the heart of Dalarna, the center of the lake is the folklore and old tradition. Dalarna is a popular tourist destination in the summer. Thousands of Swedish visit Leksand every year to see the midsummer pole set. Rattvik town nearby is famous for its folk dances. Also worth a visit is the bear park in Orsa.

Siljan Lake

Siljan Lake



7. Falun copper mine

Mining has always had a special attraction. Mines make some of the most exciting tourist attractions in Sweden. Three are worth a visit. Falun copper mine in Dalarna is now the World Heritage List and iron ore mines in Kiruna and G llivare in Lapland. You can book a tour and go down by yourself.

Falun copper mine

Falun copper mine



8. Inlandsbanan

It also can be called The Inland Railway. Great trip for fans of train travel in the Arctic circle. Inlandsbanan runs from Kristinehamn in Bern V side of the lake to the desert near G llivare Lapland. You may stop wherever you want or spend the night and get back on the train - it's all up to you.

Inlandsbanan

Inlandsbanan



9. Kungsleden

The most famous hiking trail from Sweden and also very popular from Abisko to south Hemavan. You will pass through Sweden's highest mountain Kebnekaise and see some of Europe's wildest and most beautiful landscapes.

Kungsleden

Kungsleden



10. Storsj n

Storsj n is a Great Lake in Sweden in the province of J mtland Loch Ness is Nordic. The locals believe there is a monster in the dark water - and typically Swedish monster that is even protected by the local law.

Storsj n

Storsj n

Those are 10 places you may spend with your family when you decide to travel to Sweden.

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