Arriving in Stockholm!
Cityscape from the ship
Stockholm tour by bus
Inside the Vasa Museum, a maritime museum in Stockholm
The museum displays the only almost fully intact 17th century ship that has ever been salvaged. The 64-gun warship Vasa that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628.
Forward section of the ship
Too big to capture in a single shot!
Holes for the cannon doors
Illustration of how the Vasa was raised
The aft of the ship is decorated with ornate carvings, including an image of the Swedish king being crowned as a boy.
Cross-section of ship depicting life on the ship
Intricate detailed woodwork still intaact
The ship had been preserved by the mud in the capital's brackish waters.
Carved figures from the ship
Adjacent to the Vasa Museum
NK is Sweden's most luxurious department store
Sergels Torg fountain