Thursday 18th September 2014                                                    All photos by Hetty

On the way back from Ystad we stopped at Malmo.                                           Information

For map of our walk click here  – A wander around the old town: 2.8 miles, 2 hours 15 mins

Malmöhus – Malmo castle, square with round towers at each corner, and two moats, built in the 1530s, replacing a previous one. It was destroyed by fire in 1870, and  rebuilt 1937. Mary Queen of Scots’ 3rd husband was imprisoned there. It now houses several museums.

Inside the castle courtyard

Turning Torso
A 190-metre high residential building, with 54 storeys and a 90 degrree twist, opened in 2005

Outside the Technology and Maritime Museum

The outer moat

in the Kungsparken (Kings Park)

Malmo City Library

At Lilla Torg (Little Square) late 16th century

The Town Hall, originally built in 1546, the facade was redecorated in the 1860’s in Dutch Renaissance style.

Sankt Petri kyrka (church) – started in 1319

Back to the railway station

Next day – Frederiksborg palace

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