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A spectacular event for tourists!
Mounted Royal Guards in front of NK department store.

This is one of several consecutive shots which I happened to take while walking by NK store. Actually, I took a lot of consecutive shots, but afterwards I erased most of them, leaving only those of a better quality.

By the way, the guards moved very quickly :)

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The Royal Guard traces its history back to the early 16th Century, and the unit has continuously guarded the Royal Palace in Stockholm since 1523.

Between April and August, the mounted squadrons of Livgardet can be seen in Stockholm and around the Royal Palace. Accompanied by the mounted band, they depart from the Cavary barracks in Gärdet and arrive at the Palace around noon (1 pm on Sundays and public holidays) for the changing of the guards ceremony.

Nordiska Kompaniet (colloquially NK, and literally The Nordic Company) is the name of two department stores located in Stockholm and Göteborg.
The company was founded in Stockholm 1902 through the merger of the two companies K.M. Lundberg and Joseph Leja.

Source: Wiki

In the Workshop: another photo of the series.

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