Today’s #Amazing Place is the Vasa Museum, Stockholm Sweden This maritime museum is situated in Stockholm Sweden on the island of Djurgården. The most famous of its attractions is the only almost fully intact 17th century ship that has ever been salvaged, the 64-gun warship Vasa that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628. Bon Voyage www.luxuryescapes.co.za
The Swedish warship VASA was launched in 1627. She was top-heavy with insufficient ballast but allowed to set sail and sank in 1628. Salvaged in 1961 and conserved, she's currently a museum ship in Stockholm and has been seen by over 29 million visitors.