As the third largest city in Sweden, Malmo is the multicultural gateway to Europe. The varied population as well as the numerous ethnic restaurants reflects the cultural diversity existing in the city. Are you planning to visit Malmo soon? Then, check out the list of popular attractions in this Swedish city.
Easily the most notable landmark in the city, the magnificent Turning Torso stands tall at 190 meters combining office, residential, and conference space. Based on one of the sculptures of Santiago Calatrava, the Turning Torso took 4 years to construct.
This striking bridge, located close to the city center, has gained popularity as the focus of the hit television series “The Bridge”. The famous structure featuring a tunnel, a railway, and a road connects Sweden to Denmark, thereby the entire Europe.
This tourist attraction should be included in any visitor’s itinerary. The 15th century castle is home to major museums like the Tropicarium, Natural History Museum, the City Museum, and Malmo Museum of Art. The castle hosts permanent exhibitions featuring topics that include technology, ocean voyages, and natural history.
Opened in 1975, the Malmo Konsthall is one of the largest exhibition halls in Europe hosting a combination of classic art and temporary exhibitions. This art gallery is aesthetically pleasing, as it is built of 550 domes with variable ceiling height incorporating both artificial and natural light.
Located close to the St. Petri Cathedral, the museum is home to contemporary and modern artworks exhibited in Malmo’s disused electricity plant. The museum features installations including paintings, design, photography, and film. Visitors can have a delightful time while enjoying lunch or a cup of coffee at the on-site Café Njutbar.
The Riderborg’s Bathing House is the place to be in, if you want to enjoy the outstanding scenes of the bay, relax in the sauna, or take a bathe in the ocean. You can bask under the sun or choose to pamper yourself with spa treatments.