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Rub the belly and you’ll feel its warmth

I was lucky a friend who lives in Stockholm was with us and tell us the story of this statue. It’s... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
gloriat302
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Striking

I’m afraid I’d never heard of the woman but this is a very striking statue on a prominent corner... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2018
CptVonTripp
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“Warming”
May 5, 2019
“Margretha Knutsdotter Krook”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful statue of a wonderful actress is more than a statue. It is a true reflection of her warmth as it is kept at a constant warm temperature as she requested. We all know she died of cancer and this statue is where she...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Xanerin
Reviewed May 5, 2019

Swedish stage and film actress. Standing outside the royal dramatic theater. I didnt do my homework before travel but see now that I should hold my hands on her "golden" part and I should then warn up my hands. This was my 5 last minutes...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

The statue is warm because the famous Swedish Margaret Krook thought that statues are just a cold memory. More travel tips at Viajarpelaeuropa on Instagram ;)

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Almost unobtrusively located by the side of the National Theatre on the corner of Nyerbron, you'll find if you rub her belly that it's warm/hot to the touch. Margaret Krook was one of Sweden’s best loved actresses of the 20th century. Rumour has it that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed May 22, 2018

I was taking pictures of the building right next door and almost walked straight past. It's a life size statue but she is quite short and small in stature, standing on a corner of a building away from the main street walking path. It's easy...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We passed this statue outside a big theater. We didn't know who it was. She must be very famous. Her belly was very shiny. Surprisingly she had a very warm belly!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank R_Sweden
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

I was lucky a friend who lives in Stockholm was with us and tell us the story of this statue. It’s Margaretha Krook’s, a famous Swedish actress and very beloved by everybody. When she was acting at this theater, she usually went to that corner...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gloriat302
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

I’m afraid I’d never heard of the woman but this is a very striking statue on a prominent corner. If you’re a fan of the actress it might be worth seeking out but otherwise it’s just interesting to see if you stumble upon it. If...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank CptVonTripp
Reviewed October 18, 2017

when you do visit Dramaten, you will automatically also see the tat of Margareta Krook, one of Swedens best known actresses.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 548michaelc
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Most Swedes in the Middle Ages have a relationship with this well-known Swedish actress, and that she has her own statue appears first naturally, but on closer reflection it feels a little strange as it does not suit her personality (but who does it?) ......More

Date of experience: March 2017
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