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Gullmarsplan is a central square in the city of Johanneshov. The square's history traces it back to the 1940s when it was named after a former fjord – Gullmarn. It is here at the square where the Skanstullbron and the Johanneshovsbron meet. The square is also a major transport center connecting a number of metro, rail and bus lines. The famous Stockholm Japan Expo is held here.
Fredriksdalsbron is rail connecting bridge for Tvärbanan in Stockholm. The bridge connects the station of Gullmarsplan to the eastern side at Skanstullsbron and Johanneshovsbron.
The Willy Brandts Park in Stockholm is located in the district of Hammarbyhöjden. The park gets its name from iconic German chancellor Willy Brandt. A bronze statue of him can be seen here.
This popular park on Södermalm is a real oasis in the midst of the hectic city. Just sit around, read a book or observe the surroundings on a park bench. You can even take a nap or have a picnic on the grass. If you want to release some stress, meditate under a tree. In the summer, Vitabergsparken is one of the city's most popular performance spaces. The Stockholm City Theatre's Park Theatre gives free shows at this open-air venue.
As Sigurd Lewerentz's masterpiece and the winner of the 1962 Sahlin Architecture Prize, Markuskyrkan is a wonderful example of a modernist approach to church design. It is a unique building within contemporary Swedish architecture and attracts attention through its otherworldly aesthetics. Located outside the city center, the church is rarely overly-crowded with visitors, which makes it even more of a treat for those intrepid enough to venture slightly further than the norm. - Christian Tsangarides
Allhelgonakyrkan, located in Helgalund park, was designed by architect Joel Norborg. Built in 1918, the church resembles a Swedish eighteenth-century countryside church. The most beautiful part of this church is the ceiling and walls, which are decorated with paintings by Filip Månsson. When the church was refurbished in 1961, a new sanctuary and bridal chamber were built. There is a morning service every Sunday at 11am. See website for complete list of activities and times.
Nytorget is a square located in the district of Södermalm in Sotckholm. From the 17th to the end of 19th century, this region was used as a venue for street markets. Known for its rich history, this place has been immortalized in Swedish literature and plays and is now used as a picnic spot by the locals.
Sofia Church, built between 1902-1906 atop Vita Bergen, has a stunning view over Stockholm. Between 1948-51, the church was refurbished and a new altar was built. The latest restoration, carried out in 1982-83, gave the church its old look. The beautiful stained-glass work is by Olle Hertzberg. Morning services are held every Sunday at 11am, Intercession Mass at 12 on every Wednesday and evening services every Thursday at 6.30pm.
This Roman Catholic Church is commonly known as the Catholic Church. Rosary devotions are performed after mass on Saturdays. Also, mass is held in Latin, as it was done before 1962, on the fourth Saturday of every month. Services are also held in Italian, Spanish, Polish, Croatian, Hungarian, and Slovenian.
The Björns trädgård park in Södermalm honors Swedish gardener Carl Gustaf Bjorn. However, it was his son Rike who established the park, a recreational space for the community. The park comprises areas for walks, separate play sections for children, as well as place for skating and cycling.
This roughly semi-circular park stands amidst a primarily residential precinct, with an eye-catching curved building skirting one side. The beautifully landscaped park sports a lush tree cover, with jogging and bike tracks as well as expansive play areas for the children. Highlight of the park however, are the striking ornaments and sculptures that were installed as part of a citywide art project. What was to be an artificial lake at the heart of the park, is now beautiful fountain called the Afrodites brunn.
Moskén has a prayer mosque on the ground floor, and the administration office of the Swedish Muslim council on the top floor. Architect Ferdinand Boberg designed this structure, and the wall decorations and tiles represent Islamic architecture. It also has a cultural center, reference library, café, shop, and a youth center.