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The Statue of Astrid Lindgren

Address: Stora Torget, 598 37 Vimmerby Show map

Address: Stora Torget, 598 37 Vimmerby

Sit down for a moment on the chair opposite Astrid Lindgren in the main Square (Stora Torget) in Vimmerby! The statue is the work of the artist, Marie-Louise Ekman and has been created in patinated bronze. The statue of Astrid sitting in her workroom by her typewriter was unveiled in 2007 and soon became one of the most photographed tourist attractions in Vimmerby.

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Nearby accommodation

Hotel

Hotell Ronja

Distance: 254 meters
Stay at Hotell Ronja in a quiet and secure environment with everything you need within reach. The hotel is a 4 minute walk from the square and the travel centre and about 10 minutes from Astrid Lindgren's World. There is a restaurant, gym, relaxation area and minigolf. We also have conference rooms and a large exhibition hall.
Hostel

Vimmerby Vandrarhem

Distance: 371 meters
Johan and his staff at Vimmerby´s closest Youth Hostel wish you a hearty welcome. Next to the Travel Centre. 20 minute walk to Astrid Lindgren's World. 5 minutes to Stora Torget.
Hostel

Vimmerby Folkhögskola

Distance: 992 meters
Our hostel accommodation is open during weeks 28, 29 and 30 (8-28/9 July 2019). The hostel is centrally located in Vimmerby, about 2 km from Astrid Lindgren's World. Vimmerby Folkhögskola has about 30 rooms, all of them with their own shower and WC.