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Stora Torget, Visby
Visby

Stora Torget means "the Great Square" was until some decades ago the center of the town. There was a bakery, liquor store, toy store for instance. Most of these have been converted into restaurants, often with names that suggest what the place has once been used for.

The only remaining grocery store inside the city wall is located here. The square is still dominated by the St Cahterine's Ruin on the south side of the square

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Copyright: Lennart Mollerstrom
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Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 31/05/2009
Uploaded: 18/09/2009
Updated: 02/03/2015
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Tags: square; restaurants; ruin; market
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Visby was a member of the medieval German trade association the Hansa and is now a popular place for tourists. Visby is on the UNESCO list of world heritage centers since 1995.