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Stockholm Sweden Centuries-old History

The Swedish capital carries the title of one of the cleanest, quietest and most beautiful European cities. Residents and authorities in Stockholm are doing their best to keep quiet charm of the streets and parks of the old center. Even on the most popular tourist destinations there are cleanliness and quietness. And Stockholm hotels surprise with its organization and structure. For those who are going to visit this city raise only one question, What hotel to choose? There is a great set of different comfortable hotels. They are for businessmen, students, families and young people. There are hotels overlook the Baltic Sea, the hotels in the picturesque suburbs of Stockholm. This city is not inclined to appear diverse.

The same is with its history; it is unique and rather exciting. The city’s latest trends go hand in hand with the 750th years’ history. In 1187, on a place of fishing settlement began to build a fortified point. However, the first mention of Stockholm as a city relates to 1252. Thanks to its successful geographical position, Stockholm quickly gained influence as a trading city. A founder of Stockholm is Birger Jarl, representative of the dynasty Folkungov. It is played an important role in the development and formation of the country that has experienced a lot of conquests and misery.

In 1634, Stockholm has officially become the capital of the Kingdom of Sweden, and therefore it has been evolving much faster than other cities of this country. But in its wooden buildings repeatedly raged fires; in 1697 burned down even the royal palace. At the beginning of the 17th century there was a violent plague, which killed one third of the population of the capital. In 1912 Summer Olympic Games were held in the capital of Sweden. And in the 19th century as the result of the railway’s construction it was connected to the hinterlands of the country. Since 1901 in Stockholm the Nobel committee is in session, and there are annual awarding ceremonies of Nobel laureates. Today the city continues to grow and expand. It is elected as European Capital of Culture in 1998.

Stay, at one of the Stockholm hotels which are placed in the historical part of the city and you will completely feel the entity of its history. There are Rica Hotel Kungsgatan, Stallmastaregarden Hotel & Restaurant, Best Hostel Skeppsbron, Collector's Lady Hamilton Hotel and Scandic Hasselbacken. Functional rooms are equipped with private or shared bathrooms. They are distinguished by the magnificent decor, bright and have luxurious beds, air conditioning and satellite TV. Free Internet access available in all rooms. There is a well-furnished terrace. Collector's Lady Hamilton Hotel is charming place situated in one of the buildings of the 15th century, which is classified as the architectural monument; it is near the Royal Palace in Stockholm's Old Quarter. It has a cellar of 13th century, which is currently used as a small swimming pool.

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