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Skeppsholmen Bergsrum A

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This is normally closed WW II shelter space aimed to host military command  -  unused since years .
Over 4000 Square meters made ready for  in case of war that never came to Sweden .

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A: Sweden Stockholm Skeppsholmen Skeppsholmskyrkan

by Markus Kaeppeli, 20 meters away

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B: Skeppsholmen Church

by Lennart Mollerstrom, 40 meters away

Called "Skeppsholmskyrkan" in Swedish. The official name is "Karl Johans Kyrka" after the king Karl X...

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C: Skeppsholmskyrkan

by Jann Lipka, 50 meters away

Skeppsholmskyrkan (Swedish: "The Skeppsholm Church") is a church on the islet of Skeppsholmen in cent...

Skeppsholmskyrkan

D: Skeppsholmen

by Jann Lipka, 50 meters away

Another view of underground shelter in Stockholm

Skeppsholmen

E: af Chapman youth hostel ship

by Thomas Humeau, 70 meters away

The af Chapman, formerly the Dunboyne (1888–1915) and the G.D. Kennedy (–1923), is a full-rigged stee...

af Chapman youth hostel ship

F: Cold december evening on Skeppsholmen island, Stockholm

by Vil Muhametshin, 70 meters away

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G: AF Chapman ship, Stockholm, Sweden

by Jozef Kokes, 80 meters away

The AF Chapman, formerly the Dunboyne (1888–1915) and the G. D. Kennedy (–1923), is a full-rigged ste...

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H: Swans dinning at Skeppsholmen island, Stockholm

by Vil Muhametshin, 100 meters away

Swans dinning at Skeppsholmen island, Stockholm

I: Near the Museum Of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm

by Vil Muhametshin, 110 meters away

The museum is beautifully situated on Skeppsholmen, a small island in the middle of central Stockholm...

Near the Museum Of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm

J: Sweden Stockholm Skeppsholmen Four Elements Alexander Calder

by Markus Kaeppeli, 140 meters away

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