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Amazing views

This is a small area of land where former military operations took place. Its nice to walk around... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Interesting historical fortress

My wife and I took the short ferry ride to the old military fortress across from Voxholm. The... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
Mountain View, Arkansas
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

This is a small area of land where former military operations took place. Its nice to walk around, and the views are amazing. Additionally, there are loads of places nearby to go swimming. It’s very popular – however the history seems to get forgotten about.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HellyWelly93
Reviewed 16 December 2017

My wife and I took the short ferry ride to the old military fortress across from Voxholm. The fortress has gun battlements which once were used as fortifications in the archipelago. We walked up the stairs and had a wonderful view from the roof. It...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Razorfish
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The military fort was impressive in itself, the size of the fortification and its strategic importance evident as we walked around. The visit to the museum was well worth it. It told the history of the fortification and its importance to Sweden itself from its...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 618HELEN
Reviewed 14 August 2014

This is a small park which, as the name suggests, at one time had gun battery. There are no artillery pieces anymore but the emplacements are still there to provide hills for children to run up and down on. The mounts are still visible as...More

Date of experience: August 2014
7  Thank Normanta
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We took a boat from Stromkajen and enjoyed the beautiful islands on our way to the island considered the capital of the archipelago. The trip takes 1 hour and you arrive in a charming place: nice streets to stroll, cozy restaurants and coffee shops ,souvenirs...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Mihaela11
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Nice park and promenade close to the water. Very pastoral at sunset late May with flowers. Just 10 minutes away from the ferry pier.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank BillGWB
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Interesting place regarding the old time defence of the entrance waterway to Stockholm. You can see the plce where the Canons were and imgagine the defence system with Waxholm Castell.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Ulf K
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