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At No 4 Hamngatan, within Stockholm’s elite shopping district, is an unobtrusive entrance with a placard directing passersby to the Hawllyl House. I’d never gone in. Not until this past week when a friend organized a tour there, in English. Upon arriving, this is what I saw… …a palatial residence, hidden behind restaurants and shops, a forty room palace, built by Count and Countess Walther (Wilhelmina von Hallwyl), between 1893-98. She was… Read More