Gotland, Visby, Sweden, ruin, Santa Karin, church, ann-kristina al-zalimi
The Port of Visby where all the ferries come and go. Visby has a population of about 22,600. Gotland's (pop 57,600) the largest island in Sweden
Visby is Gotland’s gateway, as it has been for centuries. Sitting on the west coast of Gotland, the port city of Visby has a long history stretching back to the Middle Ages, when it was prosperous member of the Hanseatic League, a medieval trading alliance in northern Europe.
Middleage packing house, Visby, Sweden Copyright: Frida Hermansson
The Ferry to Gotland
Iron guntlet frombattle of Visby, fought in 1361 between invading Danish troops and the local, Gutnish, forces.