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Roma kloster on Gotland

Volvo Photo Locations Part 260 Roma Abbey (Swedish: Roma kloster) is a ruined Cistercian abbey and a crown estate in Roma on the Swedish island of Gotland. The abbey was built in the 12th century. After the Reformation, its lands were confiscated by the Crown and subsequently turned into a crown estate. Apart from the […]

Björksund Slott in Tystberga

Volvo Photo Locations Part 225 Björksund Slott is a castle in Tystberga, Nyköpings kommun, Södermanland, south of Stockholm. Björksund located at Sibbofjärden, northeast of Nyköping. The estate covers 4,700 hectares and large areas of the archipelago. It also manages a number of properties in Nyköping. The main building was built in the Baroque style, designed […]

Westin Hotel in Cape Town – SA

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 208 The Westin Cape Town Hotel is located near the Convention Square on Lower Long Street in Cape Town, in the capital’s cultural centre, at the entrance to the Waterfront near Long Street. Cape Town International Convention Centre is across the street from the hotel. Memorable experiences await you at […]

Strandgatan in Visby

Volvo Photo Locations Part 214 Strandgatan is a street in the old centre of Visby, the main city on the island Gotland in Sweden. The building in the photo is Hotellet 13 on Strandgatan 6 and connects the old Clarion Hotel Wisby part with the former Länsstyrelsens building. Owner is Clarion Hotel Wisby. In 2014, […]

Industrial St in Los Angeles USA

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 198 The Biscuit Company Lofts is a 7-story building on Industrial St in Los Angeles, California. Built in 1925 as a factory, the building was converted to live/work lofts in 2006. Conceived as the west coast headquarters for the National Biscuit Company, this landmark structure was designed by E.J. Eckel. […]

Villa Ljunghusen in Skanör-Falsterbo

Volvo Photo Locations Part 204 Villa Ljunghusen got its name from the place where it is located, in the little village Ljunghusen in Skanör-Falsterbo in Skåne. The villa was built around 1960 as two separate buildings with large glass surfaces out against nature, bound together by wooden decking and bridges to a living space of […]

Quai Rouvenaz in Montreux – CH

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 188 On the Quai de la Rouvenaz in Montreux, Switserland, a statue of Freddie Mercury, the singer of the rock band Queen, can be found. Freddie settled in Montreux where the group had bought Mountain Recording Studio and where he learnt to appreciate the peace and quiet. He recorded his […]

Griffith Observatory in LA – USA

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 187 Griffith Observatory is a facility in Los Angeles, California sitting on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park. It commands a view of the Los Angeles Basin, including Downtown Los Angeles to the southeast, Hollywood to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. […]

Chicago Theatre in Chicago – USA

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 183 The Chicago Theatre, originally known as the Balaban and Katz Chicago Theatre, is a landmark theater located on North State Street in the Loop area of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Built in 1921, the Chicago Theatre was the flagship for the Balaban and Katz (B&K) group of […]

Kråkenes Lighthouse in Vågsøy – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 181 Kråkenes Lighthouse (Norwegian: Kråkenes fyr) is a coastal lighthouse in Vågsøy Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. It is located on a rocky, knife-like promontory jutting out of the northwestern tip of the island of Vågsøy. It was first lit in 1906 and automated in 1986. The original lighthouse […]