Sights in Kalmar - 26 matches

Union Monument

Area: Kalmar (47 m to Central station)  Map

History, Nature and culture This work of art commemorates the 600th anniversary of the Kalmar Union.

Kalmar Theatre

Area: Kalmar (0.1 km to Central station)  Map

Other Kalmar Theatre is definitely one of the most beautiful theatres in Sweden. Throughout its history, it has served as the major entertainment venue of Kalmar, and has been the sit...

Västerport (The West Gate)

Area: Kalmar (0.2 km to Central station)  Map

History, Other, Sights This magnificent town gate is called Västerport (The West Gate) or Högvakten (The Main Guard). Completed in 1658, it was the main entry to Kvarnholmen right up to 1870.

Hiring a guide

Area: Kalmar (0.2 km to Central station)  Map

Guided tours, History At the Kalmar Tourist Office, you can hire a guide any time of year for city walking tours or sightseeing tours around Kalmar, Öland, the Kingdom of Crystal, the emigration regi...

Kalmar City Park

Area: Kalmar (0.2 km to Central station)  Map

Nature and culture, Other, Sights Kalmar City Park is situated beside the castle. Johan Jeansson, a merchant of the town, a bust of whom has stood in the park since 1937, was the driving force behind the park pr...

Kalmar Art Museum

Area: Kalmar (0.3 km to Central station)  Map

Museum, Sights In the centre of Kalmar you will find one of Sweden's most renowned art museums. This is an extremely contemporary art museum, aimed at stimulating discussion of issues that aff...

Castens gården

Area: Kalmar (0.3 km to Central station)  Map

History, Other Saddler Castens and his wife Anna Hermansdotter built the stepped gable house at Storgatan 20 in 1667. Ever since then some sort of trading activity has been pursued in the prop...

Art galleries

Area: Kalmar (0.3 km to Central station)  Map

Exhibitions, Galleries Art galleries in Kalmar

Kalmar Castle

Area: Kalmar (0.4 km to Central station)  Map

History, Museum, Ancient castles [...] The history of this legendary castle stretches back over 800 years. Its present appearence dates from the 16th century, when the Vasa kings rebuilt it in the style of a Renaissa...

Kalmar Cathedral

Area: Kalmar (0.5 km to Central station)  Map

Sights, History, Churches Kalmar Cathedral is one of the few unaltered buildings from Sweden’s period as a great power.

The Old Town in Kalmar

Area: Kalmar (0.5 km to Central station)  Map

History, Other, Sights The medieval center of Kalmar, known today as the Old Town, lies right next to Kalmar Castle. It still has many well-preserved 17th- and 18th-century buildings and is an invitin...

Rosenlundska huset

Area: Kalmar (0.5 km to Central station)  Map

History, Other Dating back to 1654, Rosenlundska huset is the oldest building in Kalmar’s central district of Kvarnholmen.

Kalmar Slottskyrka

Area: Kalmar (0.5 km to Central station)  Map

Churches One of Sweden’s most popular wedding churches!

Old Cemetery

Area: Kalmar (1 km to Central station)  Map

History, Other The Old Cemetery is the oldest Christian burial ground preserved in Kalmar. A church was built during the first half of the 13th century and in this connection they started to l...

The Krusenstiernska Garden

Area: Kalmar (1 km to Central station)  Map

Museum, Other, Sights A 19th century, middle-class home in the old town, only 200 meters from the castle. With its furnishings intact, the house is a museum open for groups. The fine garden is ideal ...

Kalmar läns museum

Area: Kalmar (1 km to Central station)  Map

History, Museum Kalmar County museum is found in a big building that once contained Kalmar steam mill. The museum offers exhibitions throughout the year. The biggest exhibition presents the war...

Kalmar Maritime Museum

Area: Kalmar (1 km to Central station)  Map

Museum, Sights During the last few hundred years a great number of the men of Kalmar have been employed in building ships at "Varvsholmen" (the "Ship Yard Island") for Swedish as well as for...

Klapphuset

Area: Kalmar (1 km to Central station)  Map

History, Other The only one remaining in Kalmar.

The Öland Bridge

Area: Kalmar (3 km to Central station)  Map

Other The building of the Öland Bridge officially started on 30 December 1967, and it opened on 30 September 1972.

Skälby

Area: Kalmar (3 km to Central station)  Map

Family, Nature and outdoor, Hourse back riding [...] Skälby is one of the many green areas located close to the city. The animals and well-preserved buildings of the 4H farm preserves the feel of an old farm. The area is child-fri...

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