Gamla stan (The Old City), until 1980 officially Staden mellan broarna (The Town between the Bridges), is the old town of Stockholm, Sweden. Gamla stan consists primarily of the island Stadsholmen. The surrounding islets Riddarholmen, Helgeandsholmen, and Strömsborg are officially part of, but not colloquially included in, Gamla stan. The word “stan” is simply a contraction of the word “staden” (“sta’n”), meaning “the city.”
The town dates back to the 13th century, and consists of medieval alleyways, cobbled streets, and archaic architecture. North German architecture has had a strong influence in the Old Town’s construction.
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Joan Peno McCool

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  • Tom Broderick IPA
    Tom Broderick IPAover 5 years ago

    very nice. tom

  • Thanks a bunch Tom!

    – Jonicool

  • Vasile Stan
    Vasile Stanover 5 years ago

    Beautiful composition indeed.
    I love the look of old towns and cities in Europe, they give me the feeling of enduring and perennial places not to mention that hard to beat feel of walking on history.

  • Thank you Vasile…you could say I was in awe to see such amazing places!

    – Jonicool

  • Alain Christopher
    Alain Christopherover 5 years ago

    Wow Vackert fantastiskt shot

  • Thanks so much Alain :)

    – Jonicool

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherover 5 years ago

    lovely treatment

  • Thanks Sean!

    – Jonicool

  • RicAlexander
    RicAlexanderover 5 years ago

    This is special in my opinion> The tones are to die for and the texture is perfect Joni. Bravo !!!!!!!!!

  • Much appreciated Ric :))

    – Jonicool

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesover 5 years ago

    Very nice, great colors and treatment.—Rene

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesorover 5 years ago

    Incredible work Joni!! :)

  • Richard G Witham
    Richard G Withamover 5 years ago

    Nice perspective here. I like the curved building leaning into the street.

  • Kofoed
    Kofoedover 5 years ago

    Wow – this is wonderful, Joan.What a wonderful processing.

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanover 5 years ago

    Another work of art, lovely composition and processing!!

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