By Lonely Planet, Korina Miller, Alexis Averbuck, Kate Armstrong

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Lonely Planet Crete is your passport to the main appropriate, up to date recommendation on what to work out and bypass, and what hidden discoveries look forward to you. Rub shoulders with the Minoan ghosts, increase your knowing of Knossos, or find a captivating boutique lodge within the winding streets of Hania previous city; all together with your depended on trip better half. Get to the center of Crete and start your trip now!

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Over 29 maps
Covers Hania, Iraklio, Rethymno, Lasithi, Knossos, Vai, Elounda, Agia Nikolaos, Agia Marina, Hersonisos, Platanias, Vamos, Almyrida, Ierapetra, and extra

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He was renowned for condemning undemocratic acts by right-wing and left-wing dictators. Palme’s assassination on the streets of Stockholm in 1986 sent shock waves across the world. The murder has still not been solved. Important changes took place during the closing decades of the 20th century. These included a new constitution in 1974 which removed the monarch’s political powers. In 1995 Sweden joined the European Union after a referendum approved entry by a narrow majority. The start of the new millennium marked a change in the role of the church in Sweden, Sveavägen, the site of which severed its Palme’s murder, 1986 connections with the state after more than 400 years.

Its industrial revolution started monarch led to the choice of one of around 1850, gathering momentum in Napoleon’s marshals, Jeanthe late 19th century, and Baptiste Bernadotte, who the textile, timber and iron took on the Swedish name industries provided the of Karl Johan. Founder of main sources of employthe present royal dynasty, ment. Here the early and Karl XIV Johan continued fast development of a to speak French and never coherent railway network fully learned Swedish. His played an important role.

However, unusually severe weather froze the sea, making it possible for the soldiers to cross the ice of the Great Belt, and the Danes had to surrender. Karl XII’s Pocket Watch The warrior king’s watchcase dates from 1700. It shows the state coat of arms, as well as those of the 49 provinces that belonged to Sweden at that time. Karl XII’s Last Journey After he was hit by a fatal bullet at Fredrikshald in Norway (1718), the king’s body was taken first to Swedish territory then on to Uddevalla for embalming.

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