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STOCKHOLM PICTURES - BLASIEHOLMSTORG SQUARE

    BLASIEHOLMEN (BEFORE AN ISLAND) HAD SEVERAL NAME CHANGES THROUGH THE HISTORY.
    IT WAS CALLED KÄPPLINGEHOLMEN BEFORE THE SWEDISH MARINE BUILT DOCKS ON IT FOR SHIPS AROUND 1550 AND IT THEN GOT THE NAME CHANGED TO SKEPPSHOLMEN (SKEPP=SHIP).
    WHEN DOCKS WAS BUILT ON THE ISLAND THAT TODAY IS NAMED SKEPPSHOLMEN IT LED TO THAT BLASIEHOLMEN AROUND 1640 GOT THE NAME IT HAS TODAY (AND WAS FOR SOME TIME CALLED OLD SKEPPSHOLMEN).
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STOCKHOLM PICTURES - BLASIEHOLMSTORGS SQUARE

    SIGHT AGAINST BLASIEHOLMSTORGS SQUARE AND ONE OF ITS TWO HORSE STATUES STANDING IN EACH CORNER OF THE SQUARE.
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STOCKHOLM PICTURES - BLASIEHOLMSTORG SQUARE
    ONE OF THE TWO HORSE STATUES STANDING IN EACH CORNER OF BLASIEHOLMSTORGS SQUARE.
    THEY ARE COPYS OF "THE HORSES OF ST MARK" IN VENICE, ITALY.
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