Svampen - Örebro, Sweden
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching
N 59° 17.288 E 015° 13.514
33V E 512832 N 6572158
Quick Description: Ett vattentorn i stadsdelen Norr i Örebro / A water tower in the north of Örebro
Location: Örebro, Sweden
Date Posted: 6/23/2014 2:52:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMKZPD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member harleydavidsonandy
Views: 27

Long Description:
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Svampen är ett vattentorn i stadsdelen Norr i Örebro. Svampen ritades av arkitekterna Sune Lindström och Poul Kyhl vid AB Vattenbyggnadsbyrån (VBB) i Stockholm. Vattentornet är 58 meter högt och rymmer 9 miljoner liter vatten. Det invigdes i maj 1958 och ersatte då Södra vattentornet och Norra vattentornet. Uppe i tornet finns ett kafé- och konferensanläggning. Före nätburens tillkomst hade Svampen cirka 100 000 besökare per år.


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The "Svampen" (mushroom) is a water tower in the north of Örebro district. It was designed by the architects Sune Lindström and Poul Kyhl at the AB Water Building Agency (VBB) in Stockholm. The water tower is 58 meters high and holds 9 million liters of water. It was opened in May 1958, replacing the South Watchtower and the Northern Watchtower. Up in the tower there is a café and conference center. Before the installation of the wire cage, the Svampen had about 100,000 visitors a year.

Translated from source:,_Örebro

Height of Look-Out Tower in feet: 190.00


Opening times and fees:
Monday-Sunday 10-18, free

Parking Area: N 59° 17.282 W 015° 13.602

Visit Instructions:
Please log only if you have been up there and you must include a photo of the scenic view from the top.
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