The well preserved 17th century battleship Vasa at the Vasa museum in Stockholm is one of Sweden’s biggest tourist attractions
Contributor:Johan Furusjö / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:4925 x 3559 px | 41.7 x 30.1 cm | 16.4 x 11.9 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:20 March 2007
Location:Vasamuseet, Djurgåren island, Stockholm, Sweden, Scandinavia, European Union, EU, Europe
The battleship was built for King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden 1626-1628, but sunk in the first mile of her maiden voyage on 10 August 1628. In 1961 the ship was salvaged and is now on display at the Vasa Museum in on Djurgården island in Stockholm, Sweden.