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Built in 1877, Stadsparken is the quintessential city park where locals come to spend some peaceful time in the presence of pristine lawns, ice skating rinks, blooming flowers and trees and a bird lake.
Södermanland Runic Inscription 109 is a runic text inscription on a stone in Gredby. This 3 meter (9 feet) tall granite stone's carving depict a Catholic cross with two serpents coiled around it. It highlights Ringerike style of carving.
The Torshälla Church in Torshalla is part of the Diocese of Strängnäs. It is the parish church of Torshalla. The church was built in the 12th Century and is a classic example of Romanesque architecture. After a tower, porch and vaulted ceiling were added later, the church became even more of a grand structure. The ceiling comprises paintings by renowned artist Albertus Pictor, and more.
Fiholm Castle is a privately owned manor house located in Södermanland county. The house's construction was completed in 1642. It's structure highlights French-Dutch Renaissance style of architecture. The structure comprises of two buildings well mastered by Chancellor Axel Oxenstierna. Today, the castle doubles up as a venue playing host to concerts and private celebrations.
The first structure that stood on the site of Tido Castle was an ancient house constructed in the 15th Century by Gren family. The present day castle was erected between 1625 and 1645 by Sweden Axel Oxenstierna's Lord High Chancellor. The castle is renowned for its arresting sandstone portals and features a remarkable renaissance architectural style. Tido Castle's most striking feature remains its 43 intricately designed intarsia doorways, built in the 1630s.
The Fullerö Castle in Sweden is located in the municipality of Västerås. The castle's earlier wooden structure dating back to 1656 made way for its current structure in 1859 after a number of restorations. The castle is also the birth place of Augustin Ehrensvärd, the noted Swedish army officer and artist who also built the massive Suomenlinna fortress.
Hässelbyholm is a manor house located in the municipality of Strängnäs. Its a picturesque setup located on the Mälaren. The current manor house structure is a combination of two estates, the Hässelby and Ekeby.
Set in the beautiful Swedish countryside on the lake shore of Hjälmaren, the stunning Stora Sundby Castle forms a majestic picture with its rich architecture. Elelgantly furnished and well preserved, today the castle serves as a cultural center and filming location, and is available on rent for conferences and private events. A small cafe is located here as well.
The Ängsö Castle is located on the island of Ängsö. The castle's first mention was on a Royal Charter drafted at the end of the 12th Century. Apart from its arresting architecture, what makes this castle a much frequented site is stories of it being haunted. The castle is today open for public visits.
If Vikings and their history is your interest, then Anundshög is a place you must visit. It is the largest burial ground discovered so far and dates back to the age of the Vikings. Scientists believe the remains to be as old as between 210-540 AD. Some also believe the place to be a spot for gatherings and meetings. The huge stones and boulders have beautiful carvings on them and have surprisingly survived nature's fury for more than 1,500 years. Come and witness the past that has come to a stand still here at Anundshög.
Södermanland Runic Inscription 328 (Sö 328) is one of the many stone inscriptions of runic texts in Sweden, located at Tynäs. This granite stone stands at just below two meters. The inscription is of a serpent circled on the borders of the stone with its head and tail knotted at the base. The runic text is carved on the serpent's body. The stone has been placed at its current location since 1913.
The Ekensholm Castle is located in the Flen municipality. Located by the Dunkern lake shore, it is a charming historical monument.