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Handsome Statue

One of many Statues around the City, this one stands proud at the entrance to Kungstradgarden... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Philip H
Buckingham, United Kingdom
One of the king statues in Stockholm

This statue located in Kungsträdgården was unveiled in 1868, on the 150th anniversary of King Karl... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Mikael F
Vantaa, Finland
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3 weeks ago
“Handsome Statue”
1 Jul 2018
“One of the king statues in Stockholm”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This statue of Karl 12 by itself is nothing special nor something which you can not ignore, but it stays in the Kingstradgarden which by itself is a cute small garden with many people and food stands around.

Thank Rami A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of many Statues around the City, this one stands proud at the entrance to Kungstradgarden, inviting all into the lovely park.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This statue located in Kungsträdgården was unveiled in 1868, on the 150th anniversary of King Karl XII's death. King Karl XII (1682-1718) was the King of Sweden from 1697.

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 11 August 2017

At the center of Karl XII's Torg - Charles XII Square stands this statue of king Charles XII the war king, which was created in 1868 by the Swedish sculptor Johan Peter Molin. He is thought to be pointing towards Russia, where he led his...More

Thank SmileyKay
Reviewed 24 March 2017

During our free walking we visited many sites/sights. Seeing many attractions similar to this statue without having a guide we would have no idea of what it all means. The story goes this particular king was a warmonger, so much so he spent far to...More

1  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stockholm is a Royal city so of course there are many statues of kings. This one is in kungstradgarden, a nice statue in a nice park

Thank Jimmydtraveler
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Karl XII statue is located behind the Opera building and within the Royal Palace grounds. It has transformed over the centuries from the kitchen garden to the pleasure garden and more. Today, the park is filled with beautiful blooming flowers and plants, a few...More

1  Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed 30 July 2016

You really can't miss it walking around in the area, but it is after all just a statue. It's stately, and looks nice.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The statue pointing towards the east and it is no coincidence; King Charles the 12th had ambitions to conquer (or at least make war with) Russia, but it ended not so good (Sweden was about to go under in poverty in the early 1700s) ......More

1  Thank Thomas J
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Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest
neighborhood. It’s home to the main shopping street,
Drottninggatan, and to Stockholm icons like the
Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with
its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget
Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm
postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most
traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and
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