Crown Princess reopens Norrbro
Crown Princess Victoria reopened the restored Norrbro by putting the final stone in place. Photo: Leif R Jansson/Scanpix
On Saturday 23 January, The Crown Princess reopened Norrbro (North Bridge) by putting the final stone in place.
Norrbro has been restored to its original state following extensive strengthening and repair work, including a new granite surface and wider pavements.
Visitors at the inauguration had the chance to view a photographic exhibition detailing the restoration work from start to finish.
About NorrbroNorrbro is a 200-year-old stone arch bridge and the only one of its kind in Sweden. It is Stockholm's oldest bridge and was opened to traffic in autumn 1807.
Norrbro links Norrmalm (Gustav Adolf's Square) with Gamla Stan (Slottskajen, Palace Quay) and is of considerable historical value.