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  Stockholm

Stockholm is a city of a rare beauty. Everyone, who has ever been there, will surely agree with this statement. For many tourists it will be a real discovery to see how different quarters of Stockholm managed to retain their own unique character and charm. A huge difference in height and various places in Söder quarter that offer beautiful views of the city are fundamentally different from...
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  Vasteras

Vasteras city is located on the shore of the magnificent lake Mälaren. The city is just one hour away from Stockholm and is considered the largest port city of Scandinavia. Despite the fact the city has a huge industrial and economic importance for the whole country this is also a famous resort that attracts thousands of tourists each year. Such popularity has certainly made its impact on the...
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  Gothenburg

Gothenburg is located on the west coast of Sweden which is washed by the North Sea. The city was founded by order of Gustav II Adolf in 1621. Initially this was a large industrial port in the mouth of the Gota River. Currently the population of the city reaches 500 thousand of people, and over 700 thousand together with neighbor suburbs. This makes Gothenburg the second largest city of Sweden. ...
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  Kalmar

This is a port town located in the southern part of the country. Kalmar occupies the territory of several islands that are connected through a system of bridges. This makes this place quite unusual for tourists and, thus, Kalmar is visited by larger number of guests year after year. The total length of bridges estimates 6,700 meters; currently Kalmar is a large center of shipbuilding and food...
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  Kristianstad

Kristianstadt is a city in the southern part of Sweden. It is located in the mouth of the Helge River on the north of Hammarsjön Island. The city is the administrative center of Kristianstadt district. The population of this place estimated 77,000 of people in 2009. Today the city is also an administrative center of the local council Skone. Previously Kristianstadt has been an important military...
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  Malmo

Malmo is not only an important port, but also the third largest city in Sweden, which is located on the south of the country in the picturesque region of Scania. Malmo is the capital of the region. In XIII century Malmo was a small port town that prospered thanks to fishing and selling salt herring. For a long time this place was part of Denmark. However, due to constant confrontations from the...
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  Norrkoping

A major industrial center of Sweden, Norrkoping is sometimes called the "Swedish Manchester". The reason for this is in the fact the city was growing rapidly during the period of industrialization. Today the city is home to the largest plants in the country. Norrkoping has also become a rather well-known tourist destination. The first settlements on the city’s territory appeared in the 12th...
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  Uppsala

This is one of the oldest cities in Scandinavia that attracts travelers by tremendously large choice of attractions. The resort certainly will surely please those tourists who prefer quiet and secluded cities and long unhurried walks. Approximately a third of the city is devoted to pedestrians. There is no transport here, so nothing prevents tourists from inspecting remarkable buildings, enjoying...
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