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Olof Palme Memorial Plaque

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Address: Sveavagen/Olof Palmes gata, Stockholm, Sweden

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Well if you are a fan of Olov Palme

If you admire Olof Palme this is the place where he was shot. They never found his muderer... His grave is close by.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 December 2016
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

If you admire Olof Palme this is the place where he was shot. They never found his muderer... His grave is close by.

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Stockholm, Sverige
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The plauqe itself is quite boring even though it marks an historically significant spot in Stockholm. The murder of the swedish primeminister and the turbulant time that followed is interesting both from a social view but also a political one. The swedish police's effords in solving the murder is without a doubt, one of the greatest farses in the swedish... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is the spot where the former PM and Social Democrat was assassinated in 1986 after leaving the theatre. Palme showed interest in the divide amongst people and races. After some travels around the world, he took even more studies into the many different political systems in the world. This plaque is extremely difficult to find! We spent more than... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

We were guided to this while on Free Tour Stockholm's City Tour. It is just a simple plaque on the ground but behind it is a big event in Sweden's history from 1986 and you'll be standing on the exact spot of this event. Tips - Learn about this spot! Either research the Assassination of Olof Palme before visiting, or... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

If we are talking about olof palme memorial plaque, this is situated in the garden of adolf fredriks kyrka. And this is only a plaque . Of course that coud have spiritual importance, but that is all.

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Thank Suleyman A
Stockholm County, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Some have argued that this is a small, barely visible plaque that is easily missable (correct on both counts) and nothing special at all. They miss the point. The simplicity is exactly what the man it commemorates--Former Prime Minister Olof Palme would probably have wanted. If you are looking for a Taj Mahal, move along.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

There is nothing here except the plaque on the ground. But of course if you want to visit the place where Palme got shot this is the place.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is the place where the then Prime Minister of Sweden was shot walking home with his wife after watching a movie at the Grand Cinema further north on the same street, Sveavägen. The murderer has not been found until today.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014

Keep a watch as you are walking along the street of Sveavägen, the spot is marked with the plaque. From the spot look back towards the Grand Cinema and his walk can be visualised as he crossed the road to the spot where he was shot. Have a local person with you to explain the sequence of events or read... More 

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Sandvika, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

We read up on the assasination and made our own tour of Olof Palme's last night. We followed his footsteps from the metro to the Grand Cinema, down Sveavegen to the spot where he was shot. Then you can walk the murderer's escape route up Tunnelgatan to where he disappeared. Tripadvisor should make this a self-guided tour in the City... More 

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