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Bridge of Regeringsgatan over Kungsgatan in Stockholm

Volvo Photo Locations Part 264 The Bridge of Regeringsgatan (Swedish: Regeringsgatans bro) or more correctly Bridge of Regeringsgatan over Kungsgatan (Regeringsgatans viadukt över Kungsgatan) is a bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden, taking the street Regeringsgatan (“The Government Street”) over Kungsgatan (“The King’s Street”). It was inaugurated in 1910. The bridge is a combined arch and […]

Blecktornsgränd in Stockholm

Volvo Photo Locations Part 247 Blecktornsgränd is a street on Södermalm in Stockholm. Blecktornsgränd runs from Mariaberget in the north towards Mariatorget in the south, crossing streets like Bastugatan, Tavastgatan (in this photo), Brännkyrkagatan and Hornsgatan. Street name is known since the 1600s as Bläcktorns gränden which could be translate as “Ink tractor alley”. Between […]

Gustav III:s paviljong in Solna

Volvo Photo Locations Part 234 Gustav III’s Pavilion is a royal pavilion at the Haga Park, 2 km north of Stockholm. As a highlight in Swedish art history, the Pavilion is a fine example of the European neoclassicism of the late 18th century in Northern Europe. Beside the Pavilion lie the “Sultan’s Copper Tents”, buildings […]

Styrmansgatan in Stockholm

Volvo Photo Locations Part 224 The location of this photo with Zlatan Ibrahimović is Styrmansgatan near Storgatan on Östermalm in Stockholm. Zlatan owns a house in this area of Stockholm. In the background the known pharmacy ‘Apotek Storken’ is shown. Styrmansgatan Östermalm, Stockholm, runs between Strandvägen and Karlaplan. It received its name in early 1640 […]

Stora Bryggeriet in Stockholm

Volvo Photo Locations Part 220 Stora Bryggeriet is an industrial building on Lars Forssells gata near Lindhagensgatan on Kungsholmen western beach at Ulvsundasjön in central Stockholm in Hornsberg. Stora Bryggeriet was originally built as a brewery and contained after brewing time many different activities, including Kabi Vitrum and Pharmacia. Nowadays, the pharmaceutical group Octapharma has […]

Sven-Harry’s in Stockholm

Volvo Photo Locations Part 218 Sven-Harry’s konstmuseum is located between the Vasaparken and Eastmansvägen in Vasastan, Stockholm. The six-storied building is already a sight worth seeing. You are unlikely to have seen anything similar. It is easy to find. The building attracts the gaze, in spite of it being bordered with luxuriant trees. Anna Höglund […]

Barnhusbron in Stockholm

Volvo Photo Locations Part 210 Barnhusbron (Swedish: “The Orphanage Bridge”) is a bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden. Passing over Barnhusviken, it connects Kungsholmen to Norrmalm. It is 23 metres wide and 290 metres long with a maximum span of 64.5 metres. The roadway is made of prestressed concrete except for two non-tensioned concrete section in […]

Parkaden in Stockholm

Volvo Photo Locations Part 209 Parkaden is a parking garage for 800 cars, located at Regeringsgatan and Mäster Samuelsgatan in central Stockholm. Parkaden was built between 1963-1965. The property and the building is owned by the property company Hufvudstaden. Parkaden is our parking garage above ground with NK as its closest neighbour and close to […]

Mäster Samuelsgatan in Stockholm (2)

Volvo Photo Locations Part 208 Wiener Caféet is located at the corner of Biblioteksgatan and Mäster Samuelsgatan on Östermalm in Stockholm. Wiener Caféet was started in 1904 and has an over 100 year old history with historic roots towards Wien and Paris. A huge renovation in 2013 resulted in the new name, Wiener Caféet anno […]

Munkbrohamnen in Stockholm

Volvo Photo Locations Part 207 Munkbrohamnen (Swedish: “Monk’s Bridge Harbour”) is a quay and a footway passing along the western waterfront of Gamla stan, the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden. Stretching along the western side of Centralbron, the motorway and railway bridge passing north-south between the islands Stadsholmen and Riddarholmen, Munkbrohamnen offers pedestrians communication […]