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Riddarholmen, Stockholm: 41 reviews and 96 photos
Riddarholmen island can be found out from apart on a unusual openwork spike of the main island sight - the brick church Riddarholmskyrkan. It is one of the most well-known churches of Stockholm, its construction began in the XIII century. The temple belonged to a monastery of Franciscans those time.
Chapels were repeatedly attached to a Gothic temple during centuries. In the XVIII century its interior was updated in style of a baroque. In 1835 a lightning destroyed a bell tower of a temple which was built up anew and was topped with a carved iron spike.
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