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  Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm went through a swift expansion and already in a document from 1289 the city is described as one of the most populated in Sweden.
Stockholm gained such strength and independence during the latter part of the Middle Ages, that the city became a powerful factor nationally on a political level, acting between the Danish union kings and the national movement lead by the Sture family.
Stockholm was one of dirtiest cities in Europe in the early nineteenth century.
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 Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden, linked by lakes and canals with the interior of the country.
Stockholm is the seat of government, Parliament (the Riksdag) and the Supreme Court and the see of a Roman Catholic archbishop, with a University and several other higher educational establishments and scientific institutes, an Academy of Music, many libraries, a great variety of cultural institutions and the Nobel Institute.
Stockholm originally grew up on the islands of Stadsholm, Helgeandsholm and Riddarholm, which were fortified by Birger Jarl in 1252 in order to protect the townspeople against the attacks to which they were continually exposed, particularly from the sea.
www.planetware.com /sweden/stockholm-s-upp-stock.htm   (391 words)

  
 A Brief History of Stockholm
Stockholm is a city built on water, with 30% of the city's 4,900 km
He founded Stockholm in order to block off the water passage between Lake Mälaren and the Baltic, and within 100 years it grew to be the largest settlement in Sweden.
Sweden separated from its union with Denmark and Norway in 1521 after the Stockholm Blood Bath, and Stockholm became Sweden's capital in 1634.
www.photo.net /sweden/stockholm/history   (244 words)

  
 Stockholm Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Stockholm is the jewel in Europe's summer tiara.
Stockholm is, without doubt, one of the most beautiful national capitals in the world.
While in Stockholm, have a drink at the Ice Bar, where the ceiling, floor, walls, tables and glassware are all made of ice.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/sweden/stockholm   (282 words)

  
 Stockholm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Today it is the largest municipality of Sweden, with a population of 776,000, while the populations of the Stockholm urban area and Metropolitan Stockholm are roughly 1.2 and 1.9 million, respectively.
The large Stockholm archipelago is served by the Waxholmsbolaget archipelago boats.
Stockholm is one of 134 towns with the historical City status in Sweden.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stockholm   (3728 words)

  
 Stockholm, Sweden, Pictures
Stockholm is situated on about 20 islands and the adjacent mainland and is the largest city and the chief commercial, manufacturing, financial, transportation, and cultural center of Sweden.
Stockholm is known for its beauty; it has many waterways and much parkland and is often referred to as the Venice of the North.
It is the seat of the University of Stockholm (1877); the Royal Institute of Technology (1827); the College of Fine Arts (1735); schools of music, economics, medicine, and physical education; the Royal Library; the Nobel Foundation (1900), which oversees the awarding of Nobel Prizes; and the Swedish Academy (1786).
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Sweden/Stockholm_city_state_capital.html   (207 words)

  
 Sweden - Stockholm
Stockholm's Old Town is located on a small island in the very heart of the city.
It holds 150 authentic, age-old houses from all regions of Sweden, including windmills and a church, in which wedding ceremonies are still held.
Vaxholm island is situated astride what used to be the primary waterway from the Baltic to Stockholm, and so its exceptionally picturesque harbor is graced by a brooding 16th century fortress.
www.geographia.com /sweden/stockholm.html   (1183 words)

  
 Stockholm Hotels, Travel, Tourism, Tours, and Stockholm Vacations
Stockholm is located on the islands separating Lake Malaren from the Baltic Sea.
Stockholm originated on the narrow Strommen channel that connects the lake to the sea.
In addition to having superb shopping, lively festivals, and royal palaces, Stockholm is home to a slew of world-class museums including the famed Vasamuseet, which showcases the world’s oldest ship, the Royal Warship Vasa.
www.internationalcircuit.com /stockholm-sweden/travel.html   (311 words)

  
 Sweden Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Since the devaluation of the Swedish crown, Sweden has become much more affordable, and the simple joys of fresh air, landscape and culture are free.
Stockholm, the country's capital, is a progressive city with pockets that maintain a village feel.
In regional areas of Sweden, Tomte the Christmas gnome still lives under the floorboards of houses and barns watching over the inhabitants and the farms.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/sweden   (224 words)

  
 Hotels Stockholm Sweden - Venere.com
Stockholm's Lord Nelson hotel is the Bengtsson family’s first hotel, perfectly situated on the Old Town’s main pedestrian thoroughfare (Gamla Stan).
The Comfort Hotel Stockholm is perfect not only for the business traveller, being located right beside the World Trade Centre, but also for the tourist, as its position is close to all major attractions of the Swedish capital.
Clarion Hotel Stockholm is situated in the Södermalm district, in the heart of Stockholm, less than 10 minutes from the main railway station, close to the Old Town and well connected by underground, bus or taxi.
en.venere.com /hotels_stockholm   (920 words)

  
 Stockholm travel guide
Its water is so pure you can both swim and fish right in the heart of town as well as partake of boat tours offering such treats as live music and shrimp buffets.
Stockholm has an abundance of parks and fascinating museums, a rich cultural life and many excellent restaurants.
Stockholm was founded in the 13th century and now has some 1.6 million inhabitants, including the metropolitan area.
www.world66.com /europe/sweden/stockholm   (257 words)

  
 54 Stockholm hotels. Accommodation in Stockholm. Hotels in Stockholm, Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Stockholm, Sweden - the capital of Sweden is built on 14 picturesque islands connected by a total of 53 bridges.
It is the economic, political and cultural centre of Sweden, therefore it provides a sheer diversity of historical sights and cultural events.
Stockholm attracts many young people as there are 12 universities and colleges in the city.
www.europe-cities.com /hotels-stockholm.aspx   (413 words)

  
 Tourist information | Judiska Församlingen i Stockholm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
As the Jews of Sweden were emancipated in 1870 their number had increased to 3000 through natural increase and new immigration.
The Jewish Community of Stockholm is known as an "Einheitsgemeinde", a unified community, meaning that all synagogues, Conservative as well as Orthodox, belong to the same organization.
It was dedicated in 1998 by Carl XVI Gustav, King of Sweden, and records 8 500 victims who are relatives of Jews residing in Sweden.
www.jf-stockholm.org /tourist   (1388 words)

  
 Stockholm Hotel and Travel - Stockholm Tourist an Hotel Information
A city built on islands Stockholm is the perfect place to visit any time of year due to its temperate climate and overwhelming amount of attractions and cultural opportunities.
The purchase of a Stockholm card will allow you free entrance to over 150 of the cities museums, as well as free transportation using the cities bus and metro system.
A Stockholm card will also allow you free admittance into several of he cities tours, because Stockholm in a city built on islands an aquatic tour of Stockholm can be a magical journey.
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 Stockholm Marathons officiella webbplats
Stockholm is one of the most stunning capitals in the world.
Stockholm Marathon is ranked as the No 1 destination marathon in the world by “The Ultimate Guide to International Marathons”.
Sweden´s biggest sporting event for women with 22 000 female runners and joggers of all ages.
www.stockholmmarathon.se /Start/index.cfm?Lan_ID=3   (156 words)

  
 Stockholm pictures - Europe stock photos, fine art prints by QTL
Stockholm is one-third water, one-third architecture, and one-third green.
The capital of Sweden is protected from the open seas by the Skargarden, an archipelago of thousands of islands and islets.
The most pleasant views are from the water edge, but there are also the old streets of Gamla Stan (the historic center of the city), as well as the parklands of Djurgarden, which include Skansen, the prototype of the open-air museum, which has reconstitutions of rural and urban buildings from all around the country.
www.terragalleria.com /europe/sweden/stockholm/stockholm.html   (297 words)

  
 Stockholm
Edward F. Nesta and I took the train from Kalmar to Stockholm, in June 2004, and were enchanted with the architecture, people, museums and restaurants in Stockholm.
Saturday is candy day for children in Sweden, and hence since the statue is a small boy, he too, receives candy.
Since we were in Stockholm on June 6, the National Day of Sweden, we went to the Royal Palace to watch the changing of the guard and the festivities.
www.luxuryweb.com /html/stockholm.html   (1673 words)

  
 Stockholm, Sweden Port Review
The official language of Sweden is Swedish, however, English is widely spoken as it is the first foreign language that is taught in all schools.
The capital and largest city in Sweden, Stockholm is built on 14 islands located between the Baltic Sea and Lake Mälaren.
Stockholm is a city that has much to offer, but if you only have one day it is best to concentrate on Gamla Stan (Old Town) and the surrounding downtown area.
www.europeportreviews.com /Stockholm.htm   (1315 words)

  
 Stockholm – Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Stockholm is one of the world’s most beautiful cities, splendidly spread out over fourteen islands in the interlock between Lake Mälaren and the magnificent Stockholm Archipelago seascape with its over 24.000 islands, islets and skerries.
Stockholm is the Nordic regions largest city with historic and cultural grandeur unparalleled in Northern Europe.
Stockholm is known as a leading design centre, and it is an important part of the city’s shopping scene.
www.visitsweden.com /VSTemplates/Page____40578.aspx   (169 words)

  
 Stockholmtown - The Stockholm guide to tourist information, hotels & maps
To their honour the world's first ABBA museum is going to be built in Stockholm.
Stockholm is a city that lives life to its fullest, twelve months a year.
Experience the beauty of Stockholm from the water or the many faces of the city ashore.
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Stockholm is built on 14 islands and connected by 57 bridges.
The city is full of many fantastic attractions including the narrow and cobble-stoned streets of Old Town, the Royal Palace and the popular Vasa Museum.
Stockholm's increased interest in the culinary delight is dramatically evident in the current abundance of eating establishments in the city.
www.covacations.com /destination.aspx?code=Stockholm   (338 words)

  
 Hotel Stockholm, 47 hotels from $42: Hotel Stockholm hotels
Rates at 47 Stockholm hotels are per person in double room with private bathroom including breakfast, taxes and the Stockholm à la Carte card featuring unlimited public transportation, three free sightseeing tours by boat, free admission at 55 attractions and more.
The complete Stockholm hotels package rates start at incredibly low $48 per person for first class Stockholm hotels in the suburbs, running up to $91 for luxury Stockholm hotels in the city center.
Unlimited free public transportation in Stockholmthroughout Stockholm City and County with SL buses, subways, tramways and commuter trains.
www.destination-stockholm.com   (949 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Europe | Country profiles | Timeline: Sweden
Sweden rejects a request from Germany's enemies to use its territory as a transit route for troops.
Sweden becomes a refuge for Danes and Norwegians trying to flee from the Germans.
Sweden joins the EU on 1st January 1995.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/country_profiles/1021943.stm   (621 words)

  
 Sweden Travel & Tours - Sweden Vacations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Uppsala is 60km from Stockholm and it is the nearest city to the capital.
The biggest and most modern youth hostel in Stockholm, situated close to the city centre on the island of Kungsholmen....
Queen's Hotel is located in the heart of Stockholm close to shopping, great night life and well known tourist attractions......
www.realadventures.com /sweden.htm?SE=Google   (373 words)

  
 Daily photo Stockholm
Gustav II Adolf was the king of Sweden from 1611 until 1632 when he died at the battle at Lützen, Germany, during the thirtyyear war.
All distances to Stockholm itself are measured from this square which, even if it is quite anonymous, makes it a very interesting place and point.
No matter were you are in Stockholm a coffeplace is always close by.
stockholmdailyphoto.blogspot.com   (702 words)

  
 HOTEL STOCKHOLM Hotels Stockholm Sweden
is a consortium of the very best hotels in Sweden for both holiday and conference guests alike.
All the hotels share certain qualities: a warm welcome, exceptional service, a friendly atmosphere and high standards across the board, including many of the finest restaurants in Sweden.
These properties in Sweden are part of Romantik Hotels and Restaurants International which is an association of 180 carefully chosen hotels in 15 countries.
www.scantours.com /stockholm_hotels_sweden.htm   (106 words)

  
 Stockholm Sweden Travel Guide — Your Free Guide To The Beauty On Water
Stockholm hostels or vandrarhem provide a great alternative for those seeking low-priced accommodation in the Swedish capital.
Stockholm history was defined by the location of the Swedish capital.
Sweden is a fascinating country, and these facts about Sweden tell you why.
www.stockholm-sweden-travel-guide.com   (938 words)

  
 Stockholm : Introduction | Frommers.com
Stockholm, a city of 1.8 million people, is built on 14 islands in Lake Mälaren, which marks the beginning of an archipelago of 24,000 islands, skerries, and islets stretching all the way to the Baltic Sea.
A city of bridges and islands, towers and steeples, cobblestone squares and broad boulevards, Renaissance splendor and steel-and-glass skyscrapers, Stockholm also has access to nature just a short distance away.
Although the city was founded more than 7 centuries ago, it did not become the official capital of Sweden until the mid-17th century.
www.frommers.com /destinations/stockholm/0066010001.html   (190 words)

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