Stockholm and Uppsala. Travel in photos

Historic and cultural sites, architecture

Stockholm. House of August Strindberg (Blå torrent)

Descended from monument to August Strindberg that stands in Tegnérlunden garden, you can see the house where the famous writer spent the last years of his life, with go on a.

Stockholm. The house-Museum of the August Strindberg. Blå tornet.

the Building was built in 1907 in art Nouveau style, the architectural firm hagström and Ekman (founders Georg Hagström, Fritiof Ekman).

Stockholm. The house-Museum of the August Strindberg. Blå tornet.

Writer called his home Blå tornet "Blue tower". Why he gave the yellow building such a name, wondering to this day - the most simple explanation - staircase wall in the entrance had a blue color.

Stockholm. The house-Museum of the August Strindberg

Strinberg was very popular, on his birthdays before the home crowds wanting to give him respect. On his sixtieth birthday was declared donations and 45,000 CZK were handed to the writer on behalf of the Swedish people.

Stockholm. The house-Museum of the August Strindberg. Blå tornet

Address Drottninggatan 85 (Drottninggatan map). Now the house is an apartment-Museum of the writer, there are thematic exhibitions, and occasional theatrical performances.

Stockholm. The house-Museum of the August Strindberg. Blå tornet

On the ground floor is a cafe, the interior of which is dedicated to the writer.

Stockholm. The house-Museum of the August Strindberg. Blå tornet

Well, I went down Drottinggatan (Drottninggatan), in the direction of Park Observatorielunden.

Stockholm, Drottninggatan Stockholm, Drottninggatan

I not had any plan and looked on the Navigator, what is interesting nearby.

Stockholm, Drottninggatan Stockholm, Drottninggatan