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8 Sep 2018
“Quaint, well preserved old town with cobbled stones with views over lake Vänern”
24 Jun 2018
“Gamla stan, old city”
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Take a stroll in this quaint part of Mariestad, The Pearl of Lake Vänern, and you will experience the feel of the golden olden days of a small town. Grand old buildings, tiny red painted wooden cottages, the grand cathedral combined with a stunning view...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The old city looks and feels like time have stopped 100 years ago. It is so nice to see that old houses have been kept well. All the services you need are just in walking distance.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sami K
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Beautiful and charming fishing village in Old town that we can't miss it and Lake Vänern offer you a perfect beautiful scenery that fill you with many joy.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

If you're driving past this place, its definitely worth stopping and admiring its charm! The old town is beautiful with different coloured house facades, cobbled streets, and an interesting cathedral too. There was a contemporary art exhibition within its grounds, which was very interesting to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

I assume, many international tourists will pass this old town without hesitation, having no idea, what they are missing. I came here again after 40 years, and enjoyed the natural tranquility of this old town with its own character: Cathedral, Esplanade, Harbour,... A beauty worth...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

Historic area of town where the Royal Palace is. It is a very quaint and exciting area. There are lots of souvenir stores, shopping, cafes, pubs, and restaurants. The cobblestone streets are narrow, meaning there are no cars there. It is a bit of a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Alison C
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely part of Mariestad with some small restaurants. The Mariestad cathedral in the centre of the old town. When you visit Mariestad certainly worth the visit.

Date of experience: July 2015
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