Bloody Stockholm: ghosts, horror and dark folklore 2h

Stockholm, Sweden
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About this experience

Meet up by the entrance staircase of the Nobel Prize Museum by the main square (Stortorget) in the Old Town. Your guide will then take you back in time to explore bloody murders, historical horror stories and executions.
You'll also travel to a time when the Swedes thought that all sorts of mystical creatures where inhabiting the world For example, you will learn about:
* Mylingar, murded infants who came back to haunt the living.
* Skogsrået, a beautiful but deadly female creature that lives in the forest.
* Näcken, a naked male creature that wants to lure you into drowning.
* Trolls, creatures who lives in the mountains and kidnapped women.
* as well as a lot of bloody historical event like Stockholm bloodbath, the executioneers ally and murders at Stockholm Castle.

You will get a lot of detail and educational explanations about the roots and functions of folklore in Swedish society and its connections with the ancient pagan beliefs of the Nordic countries. Book your spot now.

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    1.5 hour

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  • Best time to visit

    • Spring
    • Autumn
    • Summer
  • Nearby stations

    • Stockholm Central Station
    • Stockholm Arlanda Airport
    • Port Of Stockholm

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