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[[Image:SwedenStockholmTheGlobe.jpg|thumb|right|The Globe]]
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* The '''Globe''' ('''''Globen, officially "Ericsson Globe"'''''), Globentorget (''T Globen'') [http://www.globearenas.se]. Located just south of Södermalm, the giant white sphere that is "the Globe" has been one of the most eye-catching features of the Stockholm skyline since its inauguration in 1989. The 16,000-seat arena claims the title as the world’s largest spherical building. It is frequently used for ice hockey games (see Do/Sports section below) but is also used for other sporting events, as well as concerts and galas. Guided tours are currently available for groups only, by prior arrangement, but organized public tours will be held June 22-August 16 (Adults 80 SEK).[http://www.globearenas.se/en/event/19099/20931/guided-summer-tours-2009.aspx]
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* '''Skogskyrkogården''', the '''Woodland Cemetery''' (''T Skogskyrkogården'') [http://www.skogskyrkogarden.se/en/]. Skogskyrkogården is a [[UNESCO World Heritage List|UNESCO World Heritage site]] in the southern suburbs, famous for its architecture. The two architects Gunnar Asplund (who later also would design the Stockholm Public Library) and Sigurd Lewerentz were 30 years old when they won the architecture competition in 1915. All chapels and other main buildings are designed by Asplund, with the exception of the Chapel of Resurrection, designed by Lewerentz, the landscape architect. The site also features works of art by famous Swedish artists such as Sven Erixson, Carl Milles and Otto Sköld. With some 100,000 graves spanning 102 hectares, Skogskyrkogården is the second largest cemetery in Sweden. The film star Greta Garbo is one of several notables buried there. In addition to the large Christian Protestant section, there are also Orthodox, Catholic, Jewish and Muslim sections.
  
 
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Revision as of 16:47, 10 May 2011

Southern and Eastern Suburbs is in Stockholm.

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The Globe
  • The Globe (Globen, officially "Ericsson Globe"), Globentorget (T Globen) [1]. Located just south of Södermalm, the giant white sphere that is "the Globe" has been one of the most eye-catching features of the Stockholm skyline since its inauguration in 1989. The 16,000-seat arena claims the title as the world’s largest spherical building. It is frequently used for ice hockey games (see Do/Sports section below) but is also used for other sporting events, as well as concerts and galas. Guided tours are currently available for groups only, by prior arrangement, but organized public tours will be held June 22-August 16 (Adults 80 SEK).[2]
  • Skogskyrkogården, the Woodland Cemetery (T Skogskyrkogården) [3]. Skogskyrkogården is a UNESCO World Heritage site in the southern suburbs, famous for its architecture. The two architects Gunnar Asplund (who later also would design the Stockholm Public Library) and Sigurd Lewerentz were 30 years old when they won the architecture competition in 1915. All chapels and other main buildings are designed by Asplund, with the exception of the Chapel of Resurrection, designed by Lewerentz, the landscape architect. The site also features works of art by famous Swedish artists such as Sven Erixson, Carl Milles and Otto Sköld. With some 100,000 graves spanning 102 hectares, Skogskyrkogården is the second largest cemetery in Sweden. The film star Greta Garbo is one of several notables buried there. In addition to the large Christian Protestant section, there are also Orthodox, Catholic, Jewish and Muslim sections.

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