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Riddarholmen, Stockholm

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Riddarholmen is a small islet in central Stockholm, Sweden. The island forms part of Gamla Stan, the old town, and houses a number of private palaces dating back to the 17th century. The main landmark is the church Riddarholmskyrkan, used as Sweden's royal burial church from the 17th century to 1950, and where a number of earlier Swedish monarchs also lie buried.The western end of the island gives a magnificent panoramic and photogenic view of the bay Riddarfjärden, often used by TV journalists with Stockholm City Hall in the background. A statue of Birger Jarl, traditionally considered the founder of Stockholm, stands a pillar in front of the Bonde Palace, north of Riddarholm Church.Other notable buildings include the Old Parliament Building in the south-eastern corner, the Old National Archive on the eastern shore, and the Norstedt Building, the old printing house of the publisher Norstedts, the tower roof of which is a well-known silhouette on the city's skyline.
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  • Walking from Gamla Stan via a bridge across the water and highway over to Riddarholmen. A beautiful area with partially Cobbles coated and many beautiful buildings and mansions, formerly the Centre. Right now going on there part repair works. Probably one of the city's finest views on Mælaren and at stadshuset, ideally suited for a little stroll along the water. On the island there today only had to stay 3 people. Not much traffic and you need something to eat I would suggest gamla stan. Here you will also find the Royal burial church, Riddarholm Church. Definitely worth a visit.
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  • "Hswfhcrbq jstrovok" is a small island in central Stockholm. The island is part of Gamla Stan, the old town district and is also a number of private palaces dating from the 17th century. The main attraction of the city is the Church Carried, used as a royal burial church of Sweden since 17 century to 1950 year. In the western part of the island with a magnificent panoramic view of the Bay Riddarfjärden.
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  • In my opinion Riddarholmen is the most beautiful part of the city, the heart of Stockholm where you can find the oldest and most beautiful historical buildings, including the Church, really gorgeous and meaningful. Not to be missed if you are in this beautiful city
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