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stone history / The "Must Visit" Places in Österlen
text & photo: aboutosterlen.com
There are so many historical places in Österlen that should be visited, and here we bring just some of them: 
 
 
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It consists of 59 megalithic stones, some higher than 3 meters, standing in proper positions to form the mystical shape of a big ship or eclipse. Ales Stenar.  MORE
 
 
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For thousands of years, this huge mound of stone near Kivik was a big mystery. Now is one of the most important historical findings in Sweden, the King´s Grave, or Kungagraven. MORE 
 
 
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Klostret, or the Abbey in Ystad was founded in the year 1267 by the members of Franciscan order. Ruined and rebuild more than once, but never abbandoned. MORE
 
 
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Frasse´s & Marianne´s musical museum is an amazing collection of mechanical musical instruments, phonographs and music boxes. MORE 
 
 
 
eight One of the most interesting places in Österlen is certanly the Nisse Nilsson´ Autoseum. It is one of the finest collections in Europe, with the oldest vehicles dating even before the 20st century. MORE 
 
 
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In the center of Simrishamn there is Österlens Museum, a museum of regional cultural history. This museum keeps unique collections of textiles and art, fishing, and maritime history as well as geological and ancient objects. MORE
  
suncana Havängsdösen is a 5000 years old stone grave. It was discovered at the beginning of the nineteenth century when an unusually strong storm removed the sand layers from it. This grave was placed so the entrance is looking towards the sea.  MORE
 

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