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Nacka Strand
Sweden

The famous sculpture ‘Gud fader på himmelsbågen’ [God our Father on the Rainbow]. Carl Milles designed this sculpture in 1946, as a monument for peace and a celebration of the creation of the United Nations. However, he only managed to produce a bronze model. It wasn’t until 50 years’ later that Milles' former pupil, the American sculptor Marshall M Frederics created the sculpture to its full size.

You can take a boat from downtown to here. At the quay, you will also find Restaurang J which is open all year round for lunch and dinner

From here you can also take the boat to Lindingo, the beautiful green island adjacent to Sweden's capital city, Stockholm.

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