Gripsholm: Swedish National Monument

One of the most famous castles in Sweden Gripsholm located sixty kilometers from Stockholm, near the picturesque Lake Malaren. The name of the castle complex was named after its founder – the outstanding figure of the time and a major landowner Bo Jonsson Grip, by order of that in the second half of the fourteenth century in this place were built walls that were the basis for the future of the castle. 296 more words