"Ekotemplet / the Temple of the Echo" Haga Things to Do Tip by sim1

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  Ekotemplet (the Temple of the Echo)
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  • Ekotemplet (the Temple of the Echo) - Haga
      Ekotemplet (the Temple of the Echo)
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  • Ekotemplet (the Temple of the Echo) - Haga
      Ekotemplet (the Temple of the Echo)
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I think this was one of the favourite places in the park during my visit: The Ekotemplet (the Temple of the Echo). Hahaha, it also might have helped that is just started to rain lots more and this was the excellent place to take some cover. The views from the Ekotemplet are lovely, but so is the structure itself.

Ekotemplet was built in the 1790s as Gustav III's summer dining hall. The Temple has an oval shape and has 12 pillars, which hold up the copper roof. The roof is constructed in a very special way making it possible to overhear everything that is said inside it. So not the best place to start whispering secrets during one of the royal gatherings and parties of that time! I didn't notice any of the special acoustics of the temple as I was here all by myself, hahaha, so it was very quiet inside, but I did enjoy the views through the 12 pillars. The pillars, shape like arches, just framed the park landscape in a wonderful way, creating some beautiful views, as you can see in the photo. The Temple itself just fits in perfectly in the landscape, positioned on top of a little hill, surrounded by trees.

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  • Updated Jan 21, 2006
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