Vasamuseet

Vasa akterspegel

Ordered by King Gustav II Adolf, a regent obsessed with status symbols, the magnificent ship Vasa sank after only 1,300m in front of spectators on its first journey in August 1628. After several failed attempts the ship was finally salvaged in 1961. Almost intact after 333 years in the water, it’s now on display here in its full glory.
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How to get there:
Address: 14 Galärvarvsvägen, Djurgården
Getting there: City Tram #7 from Sergels Torg, get off at Nordiska Museet/Vasamuseet
Boat: Djurgården ferry at Slussen, exit at Gröna Lund
On foot: walk along Strandvägen, across the bridge to Djurgården, keep on walking underneath the oak trees for 10 mins.

Stockholm Guesthouse says: From Wreck to state of the Art !

Photo: Karolina Kristensson, the Swedish National Maritime Museums
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