Storkyrkan, Stockholm

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    Storkyrkan - St. George and the Dragon

    by yooperprof Written Jan 11, 2004
    from an elvish time. . .

    One of the treasures of the Great Church is this sculpture by 15th century Swedish master Bernt Notke. It celebrates a Swedish victory over their Danish foes, and was given to the church by the hero of the battle himself, Sten Sture. Those are real elk antlers on the dragon!

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    Storkyrkan - "the Great Church" of Stockholm

    by yooperprof Written Jan 11, 2004

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    a golden glow in the morning

    A medieval foundation with a baroque exterior, this grand church is in many ways analagous to Stockholm itself: it's often overlooked, but there's lots of neat stuff inside. The tower of the church, reaching a height of 66 meters (or 216 feet) dates from the middle of the 18th century - which is exactly when so much of Stockholm developed its particular charm. On a bright winter's day, the tower brilliantly shines over Stortorget.

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    Wooden George & Dragon

    by UKDaisy Updated Dec 26, 2006

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    In Gamla Stan, you'll find the oldest church of Stockholm, the Storkyrkan. Inside you can see the wooden carving of George and the Dragon. Also inside, you'll find Stockholm's oldest painting.

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    St. Georg killing the dragon

    by MichaelFalk1969 Written Aug 3, 2006

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    ... the crowning church of the swedish kings ... with a very impressive sculpture of St. Georg slaying the dragon. It is partly made of elk antlers (!)... the dragon looks awesome.

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    Stockholm's Cathedral

    by cfuentesm Updated Nov 21, 2005
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    The cathedral of Stockholm is the oldest church in the city and it houses the world famous sculpture of St George and the Dragon.

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    A Grand Church

    by Redlats Written Apr 20, 2004

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    Inside the Storkyrkan

    The Storkyrkan is in the old town near the palace. The church is beautiful inside with historic carvings of St. George, etc.

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