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Grand welcome A scenic view welcomes you to Karlskrona if you arrive with ferry or cruise ship; the two outstanding fortifications of Kungsholm Fortress and Drottningskär Citadel guarding each side of the entrance to the city. Both part of the World Heritage.
300 years of naval history Inside the guarded fences of Sweden`s main naval base lies the Old Naval Ship Yard, exhibiting 300 years of naval history. Join one of our guided tours available through the Tourist Office.
A World Heritage city In 1680, king Charles ordered the construction of the city as Sweden´s naval base, due to its location.The naval presence has ensured distinctive architectural qualities, and UNESCO has named Karlskrona a World Heritage city.
Naval Museum Our most visited attraction and a must see! The sensational new Submarine Hall opened June 2014. A perfect combination of Swedish Naval history and Cold War experience.
The city center of Karlskrona is located on the main island of Trossö, 6 km out in the archipelago much like Venice. Another Mediterranean touch is the hours of sunshine per year. Karlskrona was Sweden`sunniest city 2012 and 2013.
Promoting Brand Scandinavia. Featuring interview with Ace Wilder.