Must see attractions in Malmö

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    Malmö Museer

    Located within the rambling Malmöhus Slott, operating under the broad banner (and one low admission fee) of the Malmö Museer, are three main museums…

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    Västra Hamnen

    Located about 2.5km northwest of the Old Town, buzzing, bayside Västra Hamnen represents the modern face of Malmö. It's a popular spot to stroll, sip…

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    Moderna Museet Malmö

    Architects Tham & Videgård chose to make the most of the distinct 1901 Rooseum, once a power-generating turbine hall, by adding a contemporary annexe,…

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    Gamla Staden

    Focusing on the area around Stortorget (the town square) and lively Lilla Torget (the little square) Malmö's Old Town is a gorgeous warren of cobblestone…

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    Teknikens och sjöfartens hus

    A short distance to the west of Malmöhus Slott, the Technology and Maritime museum is home to aircraft, vehicles, a horse-drawn tram, steam engines, and…

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    Since 1872, the 34,000-sq-metre King's Park in the shadow of Malmöhus Slott has been delighting Malmö's residents and visitors with its magnificent…

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    Öresund Bridge

    This bridge is the longest cable-tied road and rail bridge in Europe, measuring 7.8km from Lernacken (on the Swedish side, near Malmö) to the artificial…

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    Malmö Konstmuseum

    Within the walls of Malmöhus Slott, under the banner of Malmö Museer, you'll find this superb collection of Swedish furniture and handicrafts, plus a vast…

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    Malmöhus Slott

    Erik of Pomerania built the first fortress here in 1436 but it was destroyed between 1534 and 1536 during a popular uprising in Skåne. After this…

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    Form/Design Center

    Ingeniously more of a shopping arcade disguised as a museum, the Form/Design Center is still an impressive showcase of design, architecture and art,…

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    Turning Torso

    In the lovely Västra Hamnen area, you can't miss the eye-boggling Turning Torso, a futuristic skyscraper that twists through 90 degrees from bottom to top…

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    Sankt Petri Kyrka

    This red-brick Gothic beast is Malmö’s oldest church, built in the early 14th century. Protestant zealots whitewashed the medieval frescoes in 1555, but…

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    Malmö Chokladfabrik

    Watch heavenly cocoa concoctions being made, wander through the mini museum and devour the finished product at the chocolate-scented cafe. Dating from…

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    Malmö Konsthall

    Malmö Konsthall, south of central Malmö, is one of Europe’s largest contemporary-art spaces, with exhibitions spanning both Swedish and foreign talent…

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    Kockska Huset

    Kockska Huset (1524) is a stately pile that mayor Jörgen Kock had built for himself; it’s said that Gustav Vasa stayed here when he came to town. The…

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    Apoteket Lejonet

    At the southeastern corner of Stortorget, the city’s oldest pharmacy (still in business) flaunts an exquisite art-nouveau interior, with carved wooden…

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    The City Museum is chock full of exhibits on the history of Malmö and the Skåne region. Admission includes access to all the other museums in the Malmö…

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    Länsresidenset i Malmö

    Although the bones of this attractive building on Stortorget were built in the 1600s, its stuccoed facade dates from 1849. The building is owned by the…

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    The city hall, dating from 1546, has undergone some notable renovations. It's used for administrative and civil functions and not open for visitors, as…

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    This magnificent building dates from 1535 when it was the residence of a Danish and Norwegian noble family. It can only be viewed from the outside.