Stockholm

Today we did our usual Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour but also added a boat tour because Stockholm, like Copenhagen, is an archipelago. Stockholm is built on 14 islands connected by 57 bridges. Locks are used to control the water level between Lake Malaren and the Baltic Sea.

Bob takes LOTS of pictures and sometimes neither of us can remember what they are of.
Riddarholmen Church. This is interesting enough for a link.
The Church of Saint Clare. This church and convent were started in the 1280s but the King of Sweden had it torn down in 1527. It was rebuilt starting in 1572.
Katarina Kyrka is one of the major churches in Stockholm. Begun in the 1600s but rebuilt twice due to fires.
This was on the boat tour and such a lovely little church. Wish we could remember its name.
The Royal Dramatic Theatre. Click here to learn more.
Parliament Building. The Riksdag is a unicameral legislature with 349 members elected proportionally and serving fixed four-year terms.
Royal Palace, home of the King of Sweden. With 600 rooms, it is one of the largest palaces in Europe.

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