Volvo Photo Locations Part 169
Katarinavägen is a street on Södermalm in central Stockholm. Katarinavägen is named after Katarinaberget (or Katarina mountain) on the outermost edge where the road goes.
The road begins at Slussen or Slussplan, crosses Karl Johan lock at the western gate bridge and continue through Ryssgården, Stadsgården 6, Glasbruksgatan and along Katarinaberget to Renstiernas Street and Mountain Road.
The street was opened to pedestrians on October 28, 1911 and for the tram IV, 1 February 1914. Before Katarinavägen pulled up got running using the steep Glasbruksgatan also run through Gotgatan and Folkungagatan / Tjärhovsgatan to reach regions of Stigberget.
Just east of Dihlström stairs stands a monument to the 170 Swedish volunteers killed in the Spanish Civil War in 1936. The monument is called La Mano (hand) and is made by the artist Liss Eriksson. Additionally there is a stone with a map of Spain with the actual combat zones.
From the road leading several stairs down to Stadsgården, Borgmästartrappan, Lokattens stairs and Söderbergs stairs. Where Katarinavägen and Renstiernasstreet meet, Stadsgårdshissen (or the Stadsgård elevator), opened December 22, 1907.
More information at sv.wikipedia.org