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NORTHERN EUROPE SAINT PETERSBURG RUSSIA

 

Saint Isaac's Cathedral 

It's the largest orthodox basilica and the fourth largest cathedral in the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stockholm Sweden

 

 

 

 

This concert hall in Stockholm Sweden has been awarded the Novel Prize every year since 1901

 

 

Vasa is a retired Swedish Warship built between 1626-1628.   Twenty minutes into her journey the 

ship was hit by two strong winds.  It heeled to port, water gushed in and the ship sank less than a mile

into journey. (145 sailors & 300 soldiers died) lengh 69m (226 ft) High 52.5m (172 foot)

The Vasa was recovered 1961 and has been displayed in its own museum since 1990

 

 

 

 

 

This is oregan sculpture in Sibelius monument in Finland

It consists of more than 600 pieces of hollow metal pipes welded together to resemble 

a wavy pipe oregan.  If you stand under this great copper sculpture when the wind is blowing 

it sounds like music playing.

 

 

The Sibelius Monument is dedicated to the Finland composer Jean Sibelius

 

 

Temppliauko Church Finland (Rock Church)  Built diretly into solid rock.

180 vertical glass window paves that connect the dome and granite wall

 

KREMLIN IN MOSCOW RUSSIA

 

KREMLIN AND INCLUDES FIVE PALACE, FOUR CATHEDRALS AND THE ENCLOSING KREMLIN WALL WITH KREMLIN TOWERS (68 acres)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Space Museum

 

 

 

 

CHURCH OF THE SAVIOR  ON BLOOD  SAINT PETERSBURG RUSSIA

 

This church was built in memory of Alxander II who was assassinated in 1881 by a young man 

who opposed the Tsar's reforms.

 

 

NORTHERN EUROPE DENMARK COPENHAGEN

 

NYVAHN HARBOR CANAL COPENHAGEN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROSENBORG CASTLE

 

 

HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON WAS A DANISH AUTHUR AND BEST KNOWN FOR WRITING

CHILDREN STORIES

 

 

THE LITTLE MERMAID IS ONE OF POPULAR STORIES OF ANDERSON

 

작가 안데르센의 인어공주상

 

 

THIS IS THE ANDERSON STATUE THAT IS LOOKING TOWARD TIVOLI OPERA THEATER

HE WAS ONCE FALLING IN LOVE WITH THE OPERA SINGER.

THIS IS DANES LOVE OF IMAGINATION

 

 

FREDENSBORG CASTLE

 

 

 

 

MANY SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES ROUTINLY RIDE BICYCLES INSTEAD OF CARS

 

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