Northern Fortress - Vaxholm

Vaxholm - the fortress and the city

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Before the fortress was constructed a tiny fishing village Vakson was here. King Gustav Vasa ordered to relocate the peasants here from the central regions of Sweden. As compensation a duty-free fishing was granted for them. All seems to be happy...

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