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 shelves, antique medicine bottles and a glass-plated ceiling.

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2. Gamla Staden


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8. Moderna Museet Malmö

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