The Seven Wonders of Sweden
Before you are traveling to a foreign country, it is good to know what are the worth visiting sights of the respective country. Below I will present you some astonishing sights of Sweden named the Seven Wonders of Sweden. This amazing country is one of the most visited Scandinavian countries. If you are interested in some true wonders to visit, Sweden will be your perfect destination.
In this astonishing country there are considered to be Seven Wonders of which most are unique and can not be found anywhere else. These wonders are the Ice Hotel, Uppsala Cathedral, the Wasa Museum, the Old City of Stockholm, The world’s largest model of Solar System and the Ericsson Globe, the North Swedish night sky and the High Coast.
The Ice Hotel
This “wonder” is situated in northern Sweden, in Jukkasjärvi. During both summer and winter season you have the opportunity to stay at this amazing Ice Hotel. If you decide to spend a couple of days in the hotel, you can sleep in unique ice rooms and eat at the ice restaurant. The interior of this hotel is decorated with various pictures and sculptures made of ice, of course. It is meritorious to visit it.
The Uppsala Cathedral is situated in the city of Uppsala, about 40 miles away from Stockholm. In the past, this small city was one of the most important religious cities in Scandinavia. The Uppsala Cathedral is the most impressive and largest cathedral in Sweden. The tower of the cathedral is over 115 m high. The Uppsala Cathedral is one of the most visited cathedrals in Sweden.
The Wasa Museum
The Wasa Museum is situated in the capital of Sweden, Stockholm. In the wonderful maritime museum you can visit a huge ship, measuring exactly 226 feet lenght. The huge ship houses more than 700 sculptures and cannons. This ship was sunk, being discovered in 1961 and brought to the surface. The museum was actually built around the ship.
The Old City of Stockholm, Gamla Stan
The Old City of Gamla Stan occupies a few islands of Stockholm. Gamla Stan is renowned for its straight but narrow streets, medieval architectural jewels, the Royal Palace and its old churches. The Old City is one of the most visited attractions in Sweden.
The world’s largest model of Solar System and the Ericsson Globe
The world’s largest model of Solar System is more than 800 miles long which presents the Sun in the middle of it. It is a huge ball with a diameter of 110 meters, called the Ericsson Globe. It is one of the most visited “wonders” in the world. I suggest you to visit it.
The North Swedish night sky, midnight sun and Aurora Borealis
It is not easy to reach the northernmost region of the country, but it is with no doubt worth the effort. The North Swedish night sky, midnight sun and Aurora Borealis are surely some unique attractions. After this fantastic experience you will surely return home with great memories.
The High Coast
The High Coast Archipelago is situated about 500 km away from Stockholm. This “wonder” is unique in Scandinavia due to its unusual landscape with fjords, islands rising high above the sea and with high cliff formations. This amazing archipelago can be a wonderful destination to you.