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Tuesday, June 3 – Stockholm, Sweden

While in Stockholm, we passed by the blue building where the Nobel prizes are given out.
00 Stockholm-Alfred Nobel-Bldg where Nobel Prizes awarded


The most interesting site in Stockholm was the Vasu Museum.   In 1628 an imperial warship sank in the harbor within the first hour that it set sail.   The ship was recovered in excellent condition.
01 Stockholm-Vasa Museum-1628 ship


Nearby was the Nordiska Museum.
02 Stockholm-Nordiska Museum


We were a little disappointed to see that an older Viking style church was now being used as the Biologiska Museum.
03 Stockholm-Former church-Biologiska Museum


During the tour of the city, we passed by the Parliament building.
04 Stockholm-Parliament bldg


Next we drove by the Saluhall which is the most expensive shopping center in the city.
05 Stockholm-Saluhall-Very Expensive Shopping mall


We also saw the Kungliga Dramatiska theater.
06 Stockholm-Kungliga Dramatiska Theater


Here is a view of a typical shopping street in Stockholm.
07 Stockholm-Street Scene


Here are some views of the many canals in the city.   The city is actually located across 14 islands on the southern coast of Sweden at the mouth of Lake Mälaren.
08 Stockholm-Views of canal in Stockholm

08a Stockholm-Views of canals in Stockholm


 

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