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Karlshamn is a city in the Blekinge province of southern Sweden.


Get in[edit]

Karlshamn is connected by railway, and the nearest major stations are Kristianstad to the west and Kalmar to the east.

DFDS Seaways provides a few places for passengers on their near daily service to Klaipeda in Lithuania, on board ro-ro freight ferries. The journey takes around 15 hours.

  • 1 Karlshamn railway station.

Get around[edit]

By taxi[edit]


  • Axel Olsson's statue of Karl-Oskar and Kristina
  • The Cultural Centre, Vinkelgatan 8. Historic buildings of Swedish punsch factory, the silver forge, the art gallery, the print workshop and merchant houses converted into a museum.
  • Eriksberg. A wildlife park with a conference centre, and Scandinavia's only wild population of European bison.






  • Hostel Karlshamn[dead link], Surbrunnsvägen 1C, tel. +46 454 14040. Double 420 kr.


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