Sodergatan Street, Malmo

Sodergatan Street, Malmo (must see)

Sodergatan is Malmo's main shopping street. The pedestrian-only street is home to a large variety of stores.

Visitors will find budget-friendly brands, high-end fashion, and vintage clothing. In addition, the cobblestone street is also home to many cafes, restaurants, and bars.

Sodergatan is also one of Malmo's oldest streets. It was first known as Sönnergatan in 1462. Over the years, the street has had many name changes until it was finally named Södergatan in 1842.

The buildings along Sodergatan feature architecture from the 16th century up to the present day. Flensburgska Huset was constructed on Sodergatan Street in the late 16th century. Flensburgska Huset is the oldest building in Malmo and features layers of white stone and red brick. Baltzar City is one of the street's newest buildings, dedicated in 2002.

Visitors to Sodergatan Street can also find the famous Optimistorkestern sculpture. This charming artwork shows a marching band led by a drummer.

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Sodergatan Street on Map

Sight Name: Sodergatan Street
Sight Location: Malmo, Sweden (See walking tours in Malmo)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Malmo, Sweden

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