Fotos

Photographer's Note

Riddarholmen (Swedish: "The Knights' Islet") 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 from the 17th century. The main landmark is the church Riddarholmskyrkan, the royal burial church since the 17th century and where a number of Swedish monarchs 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 Riddarholmskyrkan.

cornejo, Periko marcou esta nota como útil

Photo Information
Viewed: 1348
Points: 4
Discussions
  • None
Additional Photos by Andrey Kutsenko (rey316) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 258 W: 56 N: 2] (24)
View More Pictures
explore TREKEARTH