Vadstena Abbey Church
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Shopping street in Vadstena
Cozy shops

Look down

Pebbles and cobblestones are layed out on the rose-lined medieval streets. Recently the main shopping street have been given a new look. If you look a little closer in the middle of the street there is a water well running all the way through town. The lid itself is made of metal with a natural rusty surface, though that it is not the most interesting, it's the pattern itself. It mimics a squeaky tip. Vadstena spikes are widely known and have been tied up in Vadstena and surrounding areas since the 18th century. Just having a lace pattern on the pedestrian street is one of the small details that make Vadstena a bit extra beautiful. So next time you walk along the pedestrian street, you know where the pattern comes from.

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