The Chinese Pavilion in the park of the royal palace at Drottningholm [on the outskirts of Stockholm.] King Adolf Fredrik surprised Queen Lovisa Ulrika on her birthday in 1753 with a small Chinese pleasure palace. . . The original wooden building was replaced in the 1760s by a more permanent one, which today contains one of the finest European rococo interiors with chinoiserie.

Wooden building was replaced in the by a more permanent building, which today contains one of the prime examples of European rococo interiors with chinoiserie.

Ilhan Koman’s public artworks in Ekerö, Sweden.

Ilhan Koman’s public artworks in Ekerö, Sweden.

Kaggeholm, Ekerö, Sweden  The castle at Kaggeholm is situated at Helgö, Ekerö, to the west of Stockholm. The architect was Nicodemus Tessin junior and the building started in 1795.  It has shared the fate of many other castles and manors and is now a conference centre.  by Catarina Berg

The castle at Kaggeholm is situated at Helgö, Ekerö, to the west of Stockholm. The architect was Nicodemus Tessin junior and the building started in It has shared the fate of many other castles and manors and is now a conference centre.

Ekerö, Stockholm.

A boardwalk resting place by the lake. Shot in Ekerö, just west of Stockholm.

Rune stone, Svartsjö, Uppland, Sweden    Rune stone (U 35) in Svartsjö. The inscription says: "Adils and Ösel and Olov they had this stone carved in memory of Vigisl, their father, the husband of Ärnfrid".    Runsten (U 35) i Svartsjö. Ristningen säger: "Adils och Ösel och Olov de läto rista denna sten efter Vigisl, sin fader, Ärnfrids make".    Parish (socken): Sånga  Province (landskap): Uppland  Municipality (kommun): Ekerö  County (län): Stockholm    Photograph by: Erik Brate  Date: 1910

Rune stone ~ Svartsjö, Uppland, Sweden Rune stone (U in Svartsjö. The inscription says: "Adils and Ösel and Olov they had this stone carved in memory of Vigisl, their father, the husband of Ärnfrid".

Hilleberg Unna by Bengt Larsson, via Flickr

Hilleberg Unna by Bengt Larsson, via Flickr

Hilleberg Unna by Bengt Larsson, via Flickr

Hilleberg Unna by Bengt Larsson, via Flickr


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