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Culture of Kristianstad. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Kristianstad Kristianstad is famous for its unique historical monuments that can be found here literally at every step. In the very heart of the city is the beautiful Heliga Trefaldighetskyrkan, which is considered one of the most beautiful Protestant churches in Europe. Its construction was initiated by Christian IV of Denmark during the Renaissance. Some of the most valuable materials were used for the construction of the temple, special attention was paid to the decoration of its facade.
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Even now you can see the preserved royal monograms on it. Another characteristic of the building is high windows. In total there are 26 of them, thanks to the windows all the inner space is flooded with natural light in the daytime. The height of the old church tower is 53 meters, which makes it visible from many city streets. The interior of the church is also striking in its splendor. It has preserved beautiful sculptures, stucco elements, as well as religious artifacts brought here several hundred years ago.
No less interesting historical site is the Backaskogs Castle dating back to the 13th century. It is noteworthy that this unassailable building was originally occupied by a monastery. After some time, the large-scale building has passed into the possession of Charles XI of Sweden who converted it into his residence. Throughout hundreds of years, the castle has changed many famous owners. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The historic castle is now in private ownership, in 1956 the owners decided to make it available for cultural events and tours. Today, the restored castle hosts conferences and lectures, as well as regular guided tours. A very beautiful landscaped garden is formed around the castle. In summer, it often becomes the venue for wedding ceremonies.
Kirken i Kristianstad The largest cultural center of Kristianstad is the Regionmuseet Kristianstad. It is a museum complex of several different buildings, each one keeps thematic collections of exhibits. The Regionmuseet is dedicated to the history and culture of Skåne County, its collection of archaeological finds is among the most interesting parts. The museum is also storing antiquities and works of art, a special pride is the collection of ancient weapons and national costumes.
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In 1972, a new branch was opened on the museum’s site - the Kristianstad Film Museum. A symbolic monument to the cameraman was installed in front of the entrance. This museum also boasts a unique collection of exhibits. Here you can see costumes of well-known film characters, film sets and props, which were used for the filming of many famous scenes.
CSK Kristianstad Kristianstad Theater occupies a majestic historic building, which stands on the territory of the main city park. It regularly hosts theatrical performances of various styles. Besides, the city's main stage is often used for holding musical concerts. Near the theater is a beautiful old mansion built in 1886. It has been under private ownership for a long time, and now an original musical cafe is open within its walls. Here you can enjoy not only the signature desserts but also famous musicians' performances.
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Some city hotels have long acquired the status of popular attractions too. The reason is beautiful historic buildings they are housed in. On one of the central city streets, you will find Stadshotellet Kristianstad whose building dates back to the 19th century. It has managed to preserve its original architecture, the building still has tall, narrow windows and beautiful facade decoration. Guests can appreciate the unique interior design featuring a lot of original elements, and a restaurant & bar on the hotel's ground floor is available to absolutely everyone.
A building of the fashionable First Hotel Kristian IV is considered one of the most beautiful in Sweden. Originally, this large building with a richly decorated facade housed a bank, and after it was decided to reorganize it into a prestigious hotel. This building has wonderful arches and rounded windows, a beautiful tiled roof and many turrets that make it look incredibly refined. The building is quite large but still does not look bulky or heavy. Guests of this unique hotel will have a chance to appreciate its interior decoration features. It has preserved both high vaulted ceilings and ancient staircases, and in some rooms, it was possible to preserve old fireplaces.
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Public palaces near Kristianstad
♥   Palace 'Trolle-Ljungby Castle' , 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Christinehof Castle' , 36.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Bosjökloster' , 42 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Övedskloster Castle' , 49.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Glimmingehus' Simrishamn, 59.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Svaneholm Castle' , 72 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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