Where I Would Want To Travel - Jared Martin

Where I Would Want To Travel - Jared Martin

Published on 4 March 2021

When I finally get to travel project

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Transcript
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Stockholm
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(Staak-holm)
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Stockholm is the capital of Sweden, which is part of the Nordic countries. Sweden has a population of over 10 milillon people and the city has a population of 975,904
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This is Sweden
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This is the capital city's location
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Stockholm got it to name due to being spread across fourteen different islands, and if you translate to “Stock,” coming from the old Swedish word “Stokker,” which means log or pole, and “Holm,” meaning “island or islet.”
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This is the parliament house of Sweden or Riksdagshuset, It is located on nearly half of Helgeandsholmen (island), in the Gamla stan. (this is their version of a capital building.)
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Stockholm has 20 parks on its fourteen islands
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This is one such park, and its name is observatorielunden. which translates to Observatory groves.
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You also have this park, the Humlegården which means Hop garden and it was originally the royal garden before becoming a public park for all to enjoy.
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This is the central of Stockholm, St Eriksplan
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Saint Erik's Plaza was called so after King Erik IX who is the patron saint of Stockholm. Sankt Eriksplan metro station was opened in 1952 and is on the green line between Odenplan and Fridhemsplan.
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The green line leads to the district of Slottsbacken the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden which is known for Storkyrkan or the Stockholm Cathedral
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Storkyrkan was for a long time the only parish church of Stockholm, and from an early date it was connected with the Swedish royal family. It has been the scene of historical events on numerous occasions,
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On the east-side of the Church, there is a statute and plague that talks about the rebuilding of the church.
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Beckomberga Mental Hospital was built in 1929–1935 by architect Carl Westman. The first ward opened in 1932. At most, the hospital accommodated 2,000 patients.
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The hospital was closed down in 1995. Some of the buildings are now used for other healthcare, others for independent schools and the older hospital buildings are being converted into housing.
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The Mental hospital know is popular with tourist as it was the largest mental hospital in Europe, and for it's supposed ghost encounters.
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Kyrksjön which translates to Church Lake is a small lake in Bromma. The lake is surrounded by one of the biggest broadleaf forest in Stockholm
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rich in various species of birds, batrachians, and bats. The lake is also an important breeding ground for frogs ,including common frog, moor frog, and common toad.
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So, Are You Ready to Explore Stockholm, Sweden?