• The Stockholm Metro
Under the Swedish capital is a complicated network of underground lines for trains. Their length - 110 km, and the informal name - "the longest art gallery in the world."
The Stockholm subway was opened October 1, 1950. Above worked stations 150 artists.
In total there are 3 good underground - blue, red and green. 47 ground stations 53 and ground or aerial station.
Solna Centrum station on the blue line.
on the lines of movement of the left hand side, since the time of the opening of the metro in Sweden had left-hand traffic.
Kungsträdgården (Swedish "The Royal Garden".) - a park in the center of Stockholm. And the name of the station on the green line.
But the main thing in it - this design. Each line is framed differently. Here and fabulous grottoes, and Greek sculpture, and the corners of classical architecture, and wall reliefs, and mosaics and even video installations, pop-art (at one of the stations to ceiling huge nailed shoes), fountains and streams.
In the subway often arranged exhibitions. His work provided the Stockholm subway a few hundred artists. Earlier, the state invested annually in the underground gallery of about $ 1, 5 million.
The oldest branch of the metro - green and blue - the most picturesque and the most profound. "University" station. Rocks are real, not decorative.
Akalla station on the blue line.
Duvbo station platform.
The name of the station - "Courthouse" (Court House). This is also a blue line.