hat something as wonderful as the Royal A unique oak trees, which provide a habitat for of the land. Akademiska Hus is responsible for land and buildings T National City Park a large number of different species. on the university campus at Frescati, while the National Property could be located in the middle Board manages palace buildings and other state-owned proper- of town is truly amazing. The park in A landscape rich ties with high cultural history value. The County Administrative park forms a unique historical in history Board coordinates the management and development of landscape of forests, open the middle History is never far away in the the park. land, parks, beaches and build- Royal National City Park. Traces of ings. You can do everything royalty include Karl XI’s fishing cabin here, from strolling in ancient of the at Djurgården, and the palaces at forests and swimming from Ulriksdal and Haga. Haga Park is one the rocks, to visiting castles capital city of Europe’s best-preserved English and museums. The park landscape parks, a park style whose spans three municipalities: aesthetics are based on nature, Solna, and Lidingö. forming an idealised landscape No wonder it’s the Stockholm around its most beautiful features. Region’s most visited recrea- Typical of this English style are the winding foot- tion area. paths that lead the visitor through different views, past soft grassy slopes and dark forest trails. The world’s first National City Park Walk, cycle or drive here It’s extremely rare for such a The Royal National City Park is an easily large area with so much value accessible experience. Excellent paths and cycle in terms of nature, culture and tracks run through the park. You can get here by recreation to be preserved in bus, subway, tram (www.sl.se) and boat (www. Fa c t s the middle of a city. In fact, the waxholmsbolaget.se, www.stromma.se). There’s park that so many people now also good parking if you come by car. Area: The Royal National City Park extends over 10 kilometres, from Ulriksdal and Sörentorp in the north, to Djurgården and Fjäderholmarna take for granted has had to be defended throughout the Good places to start the experience in the south, covering a total area of around 27 square kilometres. centuries, both by public interest and the commitment of from include Ulriksdal, Bergshamra, Number of visitors: Officially, the park has over 15 million visitors volunteers. 1995 was therefore an important year for the Stora Skuggan, Universitetet, Haga per year (this high figure is largely due to , with its many students and staff, being located in the middle of the park). park, when it was designated the world’s first National City Norra, Tekniska Högskolan, Djurgårds- L ä

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