A day trip to Malmö, the capital and largest city of the Swedish county of Scania, and the third largest city in Sweden, after Stockholm and Gothenburg ment plenty of sights and good food.
Here are photos from three sights, which also can be found in the Webshop under the “Sweden” category:
- Turning Torso
A neo-futurist residential skyscraper and the tallest building in Scandinavia. It is regarded as the first twisted skyscraper in the world.The project was designed by Spanish architect, structural engineer, sculptor and painter Santiago Calatrava and officially opened on 27 August 2005. The tower reaches a height of 190 metres (623 ft) with 54 storeys and 147 apartments.
A shopping mall and one of the biggest ones in Scandinavia. It opened on 25. October 2012 and the total construction cost was about 2 billion Swedish kronor. The architect of the Emporia project was Gert Wingårdh of Wingårdh arkitektkontor.
- Triangeln Station
A new railway station operated by SJ, Skånetrafikken and Øresundståg, designed by KHR Arkitekter and Sweco is located by St. John’s Church. The station opened in December 2010 as a part of the newly built Citytunneln.