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Castle
““Kalmar Castle is located at Slottsholmen near Slottsfjärden, where the medieval harbor lay. It has played a decisive role in Sweden's history since the castle began to be built in the end of the 1100s. During Knut Eriksson's time, a castle was built around a fortification tower. In the 1280s, Magnus Ladulås built a defense around the castle, which became the castle's tower." -wikipedia Adress: Kungsgatan 1, 392 33 Kalmar October 10.00-16.00 All days. Guided tours 13.00 weekends November 10.00-16.00 All days. Guided tours 13.00. ”
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Museum
“Very good, go find out more about the ship 'Kronan'. Some say this is better than the Vasa museum in Stockholm!”
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Art Gallery
“Kalmar Art Museum is right next to the castle peninsula and the city park, it’s a private regional art museum in Kalmar, with Kalmar Art Association as the main man. The museum was founded in 1942, and in 2008 an additional museum building was built in the Park. Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 12-17 Wednsdays 12-20 weekends 11-16 ”
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Park
“Just a block away you have a wonderful garden with a café. Take a wonderful break from the sightseeing in the old town to sit down with a traditional swedish "fika" or ice cream. ”
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