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Mariefred is a locality situated in Strängnäs Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden with 3,726 inhabitants in 2010.The name is derived from that of the former Carthusian monastery here, Mariefred Charterhouse, and means "Peace of Mary" (the former name was Gripsholm). It lies roughly 50 kilometres west of Stockholm.Mariefred, despite its small population, is for historical reasons often still referred to as a city. Statistics Sweden, however, only counts localities with more than 10,000 inhabitants as cities.The Royal Gripsholm Castle is located in the town.The old barn of Gripsholm Castle is now a centre for fine arts printmaking, Grafikens Hus ("House of Graphics").The East Södermanland Railway has a railway museum here with one of the finest collections of 600 mm narrow-gauge passenger railcars anywhere.Kurt Tucholsky is buried in the town cemetery.Notable nativesPop and jazz singer Lisa Ekdahl was raised in Mariefred.Famous Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren has a summer home in Mariefred, Kalkudden.Use our world travel planner: Mariefred and all its delights await.
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