Stockholm — A Filthy History

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Rat hunting in a backyard on Norrmalm. For each submitted rat tail, the hunter received 2 öre at the beginning of the 20th century. Unknown photographer.
  • Öppettid

    Thursday July 14

    6—7.30pm

  • Pris

    SEK 120/60

  • Plats

    Central Stockholm

    Meeting place is printed on ticket

A city walk about the miserable and unsanitary history of Stockholm from medieval to modern times.

Be aghast by the fact that Europes first green capital, in 2010, once used to be the least environmentally sound!

We walk along the streets and alleys of the Old Town and dwell on environmental och squalid conditions in the history of the city.

We take a closer look at garbage, sanitation, diseases, appalling living conditions, hardship and austerity in areas that today are considered quite fashionable.

Guide: Eva Larsson, Museum Educator and Architectural Historian

Distance

1.5 kilometers

Accessiblity

Accessibility is limited due to slopes and cobblestones.