The Old Town in Kalmar

Address: Gamla stan Kalmar Show map

Address: Gamla stan Kalmar

The medieval center of Kalmar, known today as the Old Town, lies right next to Kalmar Castle. It still has many well-preserved 17th- and 18th-century buildings and is an inviting cultural and historical quarter.

This entire area of the town was devastated by fire in 1647, after which the city council decided to move the center to the island of Kvarnholmen, where it stands today.

The population followed slowly, after much pressure, and the wealthier citizens gradually began to build summer houses on the land where the Old Town once was. With its winding alleys and little old houses, the Old Town provides a real impression of Kalmar in earlier times. Here, you can take a walk on your own or with a guide.

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Slottshotellet

Distance: 100 meters
Charming, privately owned hotel with personal care and atmosphere. The hotel is located in beautiful, quiet surroundings in the Old Town. We offer all our guests a light evening meal for free. with a break between the 1st of July until the 15th of August 2018.
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Kalmarsund Hotell

Distance: 606 meters
BEST WESTERN PLUS Kalmarsund Hotell is a pleasant and friendly hotel with a central yet quiet location in Kalmar.
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Frimurarehotellet

Distance: 523 meters
Small family-owned hotel with charm and style in each room, centrally located by the square Larmtorget.

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