Malmo – One Of Sweden’s Most Exractive Cities
Malmo is a city in western Sweden which has a population of nearly 5 million people. It is a vibrant and exciting city, full of shopping and nightlife. To the south west of the capital, the suburbs of Gamlaatan and Hallistein are both nestled into the fantastically beautiful Andasonian countryside.
Malmo’s attractions include an impressiveStockholm Marathon in winter, the highly acclaimed Nordic Aquarium and the Andasonian Centre for Women in Arts. But the most popular thing to see in Malmo is the Festival of Light which is held in winter. It consists of a giant display of lights and coloured fireworks lights on the central plaza and is viewed by many thousands of people.
The event starts in the evening, wrapping up at around 5 a.m. From the many studios and factories situated within the city, the Festival of Light is viewed as the biggest gathering of lights in northern Europe.
The festival issponsored by ABTA, the Association of British Travel Agents. This is the same organization that hosts many of the events in London’s West End – Garden of peculiar and provoking amusements that are committed to fight against darkness.
Among many of the attractions to see at the Festival of Light, you can visit the Pandulum. This is a giant phallic monument representing the Bronze Age ofarna, which dates back to the Stone Age. It was made as a fertility symbol.Another attraction you have to see is the Life-Size consonant sculpture of a Viking buisine.
The main Cathedral of Malmo isagging the city centre. The Cathedral has one of the finest examples of rococo architecture in Europe. The main feature of the Cathedral is Legend no. 1. Saint Nicholas of Myra, a pious lover of the poor, was succumbed to wound and died in the year named after him and is entombed here in a crypt.
The other legend or tale was that Saint Nicholas used to carry a reed in his hand, He was sinsfully serving and Christ called him to heaven from Nazareth.
The Saltpans – A beautifully tended garden displays a harmonious placement of nature and art. It was created by the botanist and theistic professorertation fellow, who was also the founder emeritus of the University of Malmo.
The Pan-Hellenic Museum – is a 10th century museum depicting the Life of Christendom from the beginning to the middle Ages. The museum is considered to be a pioneer in presenting the history of early Christianity in a streamlined package. It has been nominated for the Nobel Prize for Peace because of its unique layout. The museum is elegantly laid out and is unique in its presentation of artwork and objects from early Christian era showcasing the lifestyle of Jesus and other early Christian leaders.
Museum of Natural History – It displays a fascinating collection of artifacts with some of the most unique paintings, sculptures and rare gems. It has also won many international awards for its acquisitions.
Swendebeest Caves – It is a well known landmark and one of the most visited attractions in Malmo. The caves were discovered in the year 1884 and extend to a total ofrera thousand meters. Half a dozen marble churches and chapels are built atop the caves.
Hagga Park – is a nature park that is ideal for walking, jogging, running and cycling. There are ancient trees and plants here along with relatives of plants and trees.
Bjork Island – is a small island situated on the island of Lopud near Malmo. The main attraction here apart from the beaches is the medieval castle.
Haga Park – This is a first class park in terms of flora and fauna. It has a Japanese garden and a formal French garden.
Bjork Island is renowned for its two coastal resorts Korkoyna and Lopud. You will not find here the usual huge apartment blocks and high rise buildings. In these seaside resorts, you will find a lot of nice sun terraces and affordable hotels. Visitors, who spend their holidays in Malmo have a wide range of accommodation options to choose from.