Top Choice Historic Building in Karlskrona


Karlskrona’s star is the extraordinary offshore Kungsholms Fort, built in 1680 to defend the town. Two-hour guided boat tours depart from Fisktorget, the tourist office or the Marinmuseum. Tickets must be prebooked …
Top Choice Museum in Karlskrona


The striking Marinmuseum is the national naval museum. Dive in for reconstructions of a battle deck in wartime, a hall full of fantastic figureheads, piles of model boats, and even some of the real thing – such as a…
Museum in Karlskrona

Blekinge Museum

This evocative museum explores the local fishing, boat-building and quarrying trades. The most captivating part is Grevagården, an impressively preserved 18th-century abode crammed with thousands of vintage objects,…
Church in Karlskrona


Sweden’s oldest wooden church is the stocky Amiralitetskyrkan, with a gorgeous pastel interior. Outside, the wooden statue Old Rosenbom raises his hat to charitable visitors.
Fort in Karlskrona

Kungsholms Fort

The finest attraction is the extraordinary off-shore Kungsholms Fort, with its curious circular harbour, established in 1680 to defend the town.
Museum in Karlskrona

Museum Leonardo da Vinci Ideale

Showcases the famous Kulenovic private collection of original art. There's also a great cafe that hosts live music in summer.
Church in Karlskrona


Inspired by Rome’s Pantheon.
Church in Karlskrona


Baroque church.
Square in Karlskrona


Karlskrona’s monumental square, Stortorget, was planned to rival Europe’s best. Alas, the funds ran out, resulting in a somewhat odd mix of grand architectural gestures and humble stand-ins. Dominating the square ar…