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Alster's Herrgard

Alsters Herrgardsvag, Karlstad, Sweden
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Ranked #4 of 7 attractions in Karlstad
Type: Historic Sites
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Pietarsaari, Finland
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166 reviews 166 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This small manor has upstairs a small exhibition about the life of the famous poet Gustaf Fröding. Downstairs is a café where you can by a meal or take a coffee with a cake. The manor has a nice garden and about 300 m from the manor there is a stone monument with scenes from his poems; a homage to... More

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Karlstad, Värmlands Län, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is the birthplace of a famous writer Gustaf Fröding. Go there and enjoy the surroundings and eat very nice food (often ecological). In the summer they have nice concerts in the garden

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

The birthplace of one of Sweden's great poets, Gustav Fröding, is well worth a visit. Especially so in summertime. The grand old white mansion, with the surrounding traditional Swedish redcoloured buildings is a beautful place. You get to see the hose and learn more about the poet and his life. Then mansion also features a nice, traditional giftshop and a... More

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