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Delightful Park

Great place to relax in the middle of Stockholm’s center of culture near the opera house. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MarkWBoca
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Boca Raton, Florida
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WORTH A LOOK IF IN THE KUNGSTRADGARDEN

Karl XII ruled at the start of the 18th century. The statue was erected in 1868, the 150th... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2019
Terry M
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Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to relax in the middle of Stockholm’s center of culture near the opera house. Lots of cafes and kiosks line the paths to feed your hunger and thirst while enjoying the park.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 10, 2019

Karl XII ruled at the start of the 18th century. The statue was erected in 1868, the 150th anniversary of his death. The statue is at the southerly edge of the Kungstradgarden, itself a nice green space.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Terry M
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

One of the many wonderful bronze statues that provide charm and history to Stockholm. Karl XII was king from 1697 to 1718. This statue, located in the popular Kungsträdgården, was erected in 1868 on the 150th anniversary of the king's death.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

Karl XII statue is one of many statues of Kings in Stockholm. It is located in Kungstraedgaarden in the City area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

One of many statues around Kungstradgarden. Good place for a walk in the shade on a sunny day. Not sure who Karl XII was but supposedly some Swedish King.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

This statue of Karl 12 by itself is nothing special nor something which you can not ignore, but it stays in the Kingstradgarden which by itself is a cute small garden with many people and food stands around.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rami A
Reviewed July 23, 2018

One of many Statues around the City, this one stands proud at the entrance to Kungstradgarden, inviting all into the lovely park.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Howlo
Reviewed July 1, 2018

This statue located in Kungsträdgården was unveiled in 1868, on the 150th anniversary of King Karl XII's death. King Karl XII (1682-1718) was the King of Sweden from 1697.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed August 11, 2017

At the center of Karl XII's Torg - Charles XII Square stands this statue of king Charles XII the war king, which was created in 1868 by the Swedish sculptor Johan Peter Molin. He is thought to be pointing towards Russia, where he led his...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank SmileyKay
Reviewed March 24, 2017

During our free walking we visited many sites/sights. Seeing many attractions similar to this statue without having a guide we would have no idea of what it all means. The story goes this particular king was a warmonger, so much so he spent far to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest
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Drottninggatan, and to Stockholm icons like the
Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with
its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget
Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm
postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most
traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and
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