Slussen through the ages

Slussen has always been an important focal point, a place where land and water routes meet. In this essay, rich in illustrations, achaeologist Kerstin Söderlund points out the changes over time and the traces of its past that Slussen holds. Published december 2016.

Throughout the city’s history and up to the disputed transformation the site currently is undergoing, it remains a central topic. Read about fires and sieges, threats of war, trade, everyday life and various traffic solutions dating back to the 13th century – all in a place that evokes more emotions than many other places ever have.

Slussen throug the ages (pdf, 2,8 MB, new window)