Kalmar Tourism

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Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. It had 36,392 inhabitants in 2010 and is the seat of Kalmar Municipality. It is also the capital of Kalmar County, which comprises 12 municipalities with a total of 236,399 inhabitants (2015). From the thirteenth to the seventeenth centuries, Kalmar was one of Sweden's most important cities. Between 1602 and 1913 it was the episcopal see of Kalmar Diocese, with a bishop, and the Kalmar Cathedral from 1702 is still a fine example of classicistic architecture. It became a fortified city, with the Kalmar Castle as the center. After the Treaty of Roskilde in 1658, Kalmar's importance diminished, until the industry sector was initiated in the 19th century. The city is home to parts of Linnaeus University. Kalmar is adjacent to the main route to the island of Öland over the Öland Bridge.

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Kalmar in Sweden awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Kalmar. Kalmar is located at a short trip away from Visby a major city in Sweden. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Visby for its bountiful attractions like Hogklint Naturreservat, Botanisca Tradgarden, Nicolai Ruins on your trip to Kalmar. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Kalmar*

  • Kalmar: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kalmar for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kalmar.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.71 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.57 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35.71 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 28.57 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.14 (Low)
    • Drug offense 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.57 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35.71 (Low)
  • Living in Kalmar - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 65.33 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 13 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 77.78 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.41 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kalmar

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kalmar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.98 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 112.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 114.28 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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