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La Plaza Mayor - Stortorget se encuentra en el corazón de La Ciudad Vieja (Gamla Stan) de Estocolmo. Durante la Edad Media era un animado lugar de comercio y de reunión. Allí se encontraban el edificio del primer Ayuntamiento, la Prisión y una picota donde eran castigados los delincuentes. Los antiguos habitantes de la ciudad iban a la plaza a recoger agua, comerciar, a ver a los condenados a la picota o distraerse. La Plaza Mayor fue escenario de un hecho histórico, conocido como "el baño de sangre de Estocolmo": cuando Kristian II de Dinamarca fue coronado en la catedral, las festividades se interrumpieron bruscamente con la ejecución de casi un centenar de personas por motivos políticos; durante tres días las cabezas de los condenados rodaron por el suelo barroso de la plaza, tiñéndose de sangre las calles adyacentes--------------------------------------------------- The Plaza Mayor - Stortorget is in the heart of Old Town (Gamla Stan) in Stockholm. During the Middle Ages was a bustling place of commerce and assembly. Here were the first City Hall building, prison and a pillory where criminals were punished. The ancient inhabitants of the city went to the plaza to collect water, to trade, to see the condemned to the pillory or distracted. The Plaza Mayor was the scene of a historic event, known as the "Stockholm blood bath" when Kristian II of Denmark was crowned in the cathedral, the festivities were suddenly interrupted by the execution of nearly a hundred people for political reasons; for three days the heads of the condemned rolled down the muddy floor of the plaza, blood dyeing adjacent streets

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Nicola Morandi on February 11, 2014

Bellissima foto, e storia molto interessante, ciao Ana Maria e grazie per tutte le tue foto molto belle. Tanti Saluti, Nik.Like+Fav

Miro Zeliska on April 15, 2014

Very nice view.
F+L!!!
Best wishes Miro

Красивое фото! F+L C наилучшими пожеланиями из Карелии, Fen

igor chetverikov on October 24, 2014

Wonderful composition!

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Ana María Ossorio López
Buenos Aires\u002DArgentina

Photo taken in Gamla stan, Södermalm, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Uploaded on February 10, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Ana María Ossorio Ló…
    • Camera: CASIO COMPUTER CO.,LTD EX-Z50
    • Taken on 2008/08/15 05:32:40
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.600
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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