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Top Choice Church in Kristianstad

Trefaldighetskyrkan

One of the finest Renaissance churches in Scandinavia, Trefaldighetskyrkan was completed in 1628 when Skåne was still under Danish control. The light-filled interior has many of its original fittings, including wond…
Museum in Kristianstad

Regionmuseet Kristianstad

Originally intended as a palace, the building ended up being used as an arsenal. It now houses local-history exhibits and art, handicrafts and silverware displays. Café Miro serves great organic lunches, with herbs …
Italian in Kristianstad

La Finestra Italiana

Look for the yellow awning and head for the outside terrace (weather permitting), as the interior space is bar-stool style and you may be elbowed into a corner by the takeaway crowd. The pizzas and pasta dishes tast…
Swedish in Kristianstad

Conditori Duvander

This historic restaurant and patisserie has a belle-époque feel with its marble columns, arched windows, potted palms and classic tilework. Equally enticing for a (Fairtrade) coffee and cake or a light lunch with ch…
Mediterranean in Kristianstad

Kippers Källare

Sporting a 17th-century arched cellar, this is the most atmospheric restaurant in town. Spanish-style tapas take up much of the menu, but there are more substantial dishes including suckling pig and burgers.
Historic Site in Kristianstad

Bastionen Konungen

One of Kristianstad's 10 original bastions (fortifications) dating from the late 1700s is now an outdoor information point and museum of sorts, with historical artifacts, including old canons, dotted around.
Barbecue in Kristianstad

BAR.B.KO

If you're craving a juicy steak, sticky spare ribs or a rack of lamb, look no more. It's not the Southern US style barbecue you'd expect, but a Swedish twist on the theme delivering a whole lot more.
Cultural in Kristianstad

Kristianstadsdagarna

Held annually in July, Kristianstadsdagarna is a week-long festival with music, dance, exhibitions and foodie events, mostly held in Tivoliparken.
Museum in Kristianstad

Filmmuseet

Swedish filmmaking began in Kristianstad, so it’s appropriate that Filmmuseet, one of Sweden’s few film museums, is based here. That said, the presentation of its collection is modest at best.
Cafe in Kristianstad

Café Miro

This cafe at the Regionmuseet Kristianstad complex serves great snacks using organic ingredients and herbs and flowers picked from the owner's garden.