This is our starting point for the tours as it represents the centre of Stockholm, surrounded by important buildings such as the Royal Opera House, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Danish Embassy. Gustav Adolf Vasa is the grandson of Gustav Vasa, the king of put an end to the Kalmar Union in 1523. Gustav Adolf is the only Swedish king with the title of “The Great” for his military success, he fought in the Thirty Years War where he gave his life. The 5th picture you see is the same spot but from 1960s and the 6th pictures is around 1940s. Stockholm is considered to be founded on 1252, as the oldest reference existing is a letter written by Biger Jarl, mentioning Stockholmia. Last picture.