Malmö Local Customs

  • 100 Swedish Crowns banknote
    100 Swedish Crowns banknote
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    50 Swedish Crowns banknote
  • Public  toilet for men on Lilla Torg Square
    Public toilet for men on Lilla Torg...
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  • 1. Etiquette

    At most places with customer service (e.g. Post Office, Tourist Information, Money Exchange) you have to take a number from a machine. Then you have to wait for your number to be called or to be shown...

  • 2. Tourist info

    Sweden is a member of the European Union (EU) since 1995, but not a member of the so called Euro-Zone. That is why the local currency is not the Euro, but the Swedish Crown (Svensk krona). One...

  • 3. Winter bathing

    Some Malmö people have a habit of swimming in the Öresund Strait not only in summer but also in freezing winter. This picture is from Sibbarp's Cold Water Bath and NO, those minus signs are NOT a...

  • 4. Festival

    Takes place during the second or third week in August every year and means the city is full of people enjoying concerts, crayfish, world food, street life and childrens event in a mix. OK, it's not...

  • 5. Swedish signs

    Gatan is the Swedish for street :) However you can definitely get by on English in Malmo, helped no doubt by the fact that English is a compulsory language subject in school. But a few phrases from...

  • 6. Open Swedes

    I know that many people tell that Swedes are cold and sometimes unfriendly, but I have had chance ! I only stayed at a bar 5 minutes alone, and some guys asked me if I was enjoying my hollidays,...

  • 7. Seaside & canals

    On any sunny day, Malmö's citizens gather in Västra Hamnen to walk along the Sundspromenaden seafront promenade (I have never been to Beirut but to me, on busy days it feels like its corniche still),...

  • 8. Music

    Swedes are a music loving people. It is easy to find music festivals in the streets of every town and city in the country, or simply people performing dances or coreographies, like theses girls in...

  • 9. Zlatan rules OK!

    So much so that some people think the Milan star Ibrahimovic (formerly Malmö FF, Ajax, Juventus, Inter and Barcelona) should have his own street. This one was...

  • 10. Saluhallen/Malmö

    Lilla Torg is a rendezvous place for hungry, thirsty and sociable people. On the northern, western and eastern sides, the ground floor of all the houses, except...

  • 11. Green Bus

    Environmental awareness is an essential part all over scandinavia and Sweden is in radical role in many ways. City buses are colored green because it looks...

  • 12. Malmö Hussars

    The hussars used to have their school area roughly where the huge towering "Kronprinsen" block is now. These days, they are only a few riders but they often...


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