Siarö Fort by EuroTourData

Siarö Fort was built in 1924 as the sea fort to protect the waterway to Stockholm and was the part of Vaxholm External Fortification Line. The fort is completely submerged in the rock. Inside the rock has artillery fire control post, depots, bedrooms, dining rooms, kitchens, toilets. The concrete roof has a thickness of 4 to 6 meters. The main armament is two 152-mm. cannons in separate armored turrets. There are also 4 anti-infantry 57-mm. cannons. The fort's crew consisted of 270 soldiers. Info is based on the article Siaröfortet of Swedish Wikipedia.

View of the artillery turret of Siarö Fort

Siarö Fort info

Table 1. Siarö Fort general info and geo
Tourist Audience Cultural heritage tourism
Alternate name Siarö Fortress
Swedish original name Siaröfortet
Category Coastal defence and fortification
Type Fort
Built
Main artillery Two 152-millimeter cannons in armored turrets
Anti infantry artillery Four 57-millimeter cannons
Crew 270
Audio Speech about Siarö Fort
Video Siarö Fort of YouTube
Condition Fully saved
Public access Guide tours
Island Kyrkogårdsön
Postal code 18491
Municipality Österåker
County Big Stockholm
Country Sweden
Google Map Siarö Fort
Directions to Siarö Fort
Plus code 9FFWHJ4F+7J
Waze Map Siarö Fort
OpenStreetMap Siarö Fort
Latitude 59.55564
Longitude 18.62427
GeoNames ID 12104386
Knowledge Panel Siarö Fort
Owner National Property Board of Sweden
Table 2. Museum of Siarö Fort
Name Fortetmuseum
Legal name Antrophia Rederi AB
Street address Körsbärsvägen 7
Postal code 11423
City Stockholm
Telephone number +468273372
Email fortet@antrophia.se
Website Siaröfortet
Swedish Organization Number 5590439435

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Dataset to Siarö Fort

Tabular dataset and ATOM feed to Siarö Fort of Stockholm Fortifications, by EuroTourData.

ID: siarofort-sth.

Tags: tourist attraction, Sweden, Big Stockholm, fortification, sea-fort.

Creator: Nikolaj Antonov

Published: .

Modified: .

Publisher: NikAnt Webkonsult AB

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