Stockholm City Hall (Stockholm Stadshus) in Stockholm

The Story of the Seemingly Historic Stockholm City Hall

Last time, I told you the story of a very popular place in Stockholm. The House of Nobility (Riddarhuset) is a palace beloved by locals and a must-see for history and architecture-loving tourists. It is not unusual for it to be regarded as the most beautiful palace in the Swedish capital. Of course, these views…Read more

Axel Oxenstierna Statue in Stockholm

House of Nobility – Possibly the Most Beautiful Palace in Stockholm

A while ago, I covered the history of Swedish nobility since their medieval beginnings until their demise at the beginning of the new millennium. In the post, I also mentioned that the House of Nobility, which was the organisation responsible for all things noble, resided at a temporary location in Stockholm’s Gamla Stan until they…Read more

St. John's Church (Sankt Johannes Kyrka) in Stockholm

Three Major Stockholm Churches Built Around the Turn of the 20th Century

During the second half of the 19th century and in the early 20th century, Stockholm was expanding quickly and the society as a whole was changing due to the continuous modernisation and industrialisation. Many new buildings and even entirely new neighbourhoods were built during this era to accommodate the growing population and the needs of…Read more

Pildammsparken in Malmö

Stock Photos Weekly #7: A Few Places in Malmö

In this week’s episode of Stock photos weekly, I invite you to visit a few nice places in the Swedish third largest city, Malmö. In case you are not familiar with the geography of this Nordic country, Malmö is located in the south of Sweden at the shores of Öresund which separates Sweden from Denmark.Read more