DSC00739, Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden

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    Gamla Stan, situated on the island of Stadsholmen, is Stockholm’s old medieval town that emerged in the 13th century. Gamla Stan is home to the present Royal Palace, where apartments and an armory offer an excellent insight into the past. A ceremonial changing of the guard takes place at noon on weekdays. The oldest city wall (1250), a simple stone wall which gave the city its characteristic shape of a heart, can also be seen there.

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    Wonderlane, franceseattle, ceclbtlti, and 1 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Haiku Heidi 89 months ago | reply

      How Charming!! I love older architecture like this!!! So much character.

    2. HappyTellus 56 months ago | reply

      Your beautiful photo has been chosen to illustrate travel page on Sweden at
      A thousand thank you for sharing!

    3. ceclbtlti 36 months ago | reply

      Great photo! I picked it up -- with linked attribution -- for a post here:


      Thanks for sharing on Creative Commons!

    4. W.Seitaneva 2 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing this nice picture on Creative Commons!
      The image is here: www.alwaysopen.se/ with a clickable link to your image/photos.

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