Gustav Adolfs Torg, Stockholm
Gustav Adolfs Torg is an important square in Stockholm's city centre. An equestrian statue of King Gustav II Adolfstands in the middle of the square. It was erected in the middle of the square in 1796 after design of the French sculptor Pierre l'Archevêque.
The square is surrounded by some important buildings such as the Opera House, the Swedish State Department and the Ministry of Defence.
The Gustav Adolfs Torg is located at the southern end of Stockholm's Norrmalm district. It can be found in the vicinity of the park Kungsträdgarden and the Saint James's Church.
Located in the middle of a large Square, is the Equestrian statue of Gustav II Adolf, which was erected in 1796 by a french sculptor.
The public square in central Stockholm, is named after King Gustavus Adolphus. The Statue has other statue's beside the main one and is quite nice. Garden seats surround it, so you can sit and enjoy the architecture of the lovely buildings surrounding the square.
The square is home to the Royal Opera, the Swedish State Department, housing the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence.
The square is home to the Royal Opera, the Swedish State Department, Arvfurstens palats (housing the Ministry for Foreign Affairs) and the Ministry of Defence. The statue of Gustav II Adolf in the middle of the square which was erected in 1796 by the french sculptor Pierre l'Archevêque. The square has its current name since 1805; previously they called this place Malmtorget or Norrmalmstorget due to the fact that it is situated it Norrmalm area of Stockholm.
The square is considered a point "zero" for distances in Sweden. From here you can count a distance between Stockholm and another place in Sweden or abroad.
Gustav Adolfs torg is the Gustav Adolf Square, a public square close to the Swedish Parliament. It is named after King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden and in the middle of this nice square, there is a statue of Gustav II Adolf which was erected in 1796. Encircling the square there are important buildings like the Royal Opera, the house of the Swedish State Department, house of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, house of the Swedish Ministry of Defence, the dance museum etc. apart from the Parliament which is quite close by and the Royal Palace. The square is a bit crowded. One thing that impressed me in the statue of king Gustav was the statue of the armour placed on the bottom of the pedestal. Look at the second picture.
This tip is under re-construction. This tip is going to be about the Opera on the Gustav Adolf Torg and the St.Jacobs Church. I'll try to add more info to this tip as soon as I can.
Photo 1: Opera
Photo 2: Detail Opera building
Photo 3: St.Jacobs Church
Photo 4: Door St.Jacobs Church
This tip is going to be about the Gustav Adofs Torg. This tip is under construction and I will try to add more info to this tip as soon as I can
Photo1: Statue Gustav II Adolf
Photo2: Statue Gustav II Adolf
Photo3: Statue Gustav II Adolf
In addition to the Royal Palace in Stockholm and the famous Drottningholm Palace (residence of the Royals), there are an additional 7 royal palaces in the vicinty of Stockholm--if you really like palaces!
"Rosendal Palace", in the Royal Garden of Stockholm (Djurgarden): built for Karl XIV Johan in the 1820's, it is an excellent example of Swedish Empire style, also known in Sweden as Karl-Johan style.
For more information about the palace, see the website. You can also visit Gustav III's Pavilion at Hage Park, Ulriksdal Palace, Gripsholm Castle, and Stromsholm Palace.
On Gustav Adolfs Torg you will find this beautiful statue of Gustav II Adolf. The statue was made in 1796 by L'Archevêques. On this square you will also find the Kungliga Operan, the Dansmuseet and the Medelhavsmuseet.
Just enjoy your stay in Stockholm in this beautiful park with a great view over the Royal Castle and Kungsträdgården. Take a coffey in the cafeteria and look at the people.
Situated at Gustav Adolfs Torg one can find the Royal Opera or Kungliga Operan in Swedish. It was built in the late 19the century according to plans drawn up by architect Anderberg.
The centre of Gustav Adolf Square is devoted to Gustav II Adolf a statue from 1796 by Pierre Hubert Larcheveque..
One of the busiest square in Stockholm is the Gustav Adolf Square. It is bordered by the Royal Opera, the Foreign Ministry and the Mediterranean Museum.
On this place next to the Royal Opera House you will find a nice statue of King Gustav II Adolf. It is a good place to begin the walking tour trough Gamla Stan (Old Town).