The emigrants´monument

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Karl Olssons Monument "Karl Oskar & Kristina".

The staty commemorating the migration to America via Karlshamn in the 19th century.

Vilhelm Moberg wrote about the Swedish emigration to America in his novels and a large number of people left Sweden via Karlshamn.

Axel Olssons famous statue depicts the key characters, Karl Oskar and Kristina, looking out over the sea before starting their adventure.
You can also find a similar statue in Minnesota, the town Lindstrom.

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Hotel

BEST WESTERN HOTEL KARLSHAMN

Distance: 3.5 km
Karlshamn’s largest and newest hotel is located just steps away from the highway and interconnects with all of Europe. Yet, close to the delightful town, convivial archipelago, beatiful golf course, and of course phenomenal salmon fishing.
Hotel

First Hotel Carlshamn

Distance: 573 meters
First Hotel Carlshamn is comfortably located downtown Karlshamn. The hotel, built in 1987 reflects the historic heritage and design of the early 20th-century market hall once located here.
Camping

Långasjönäs Camping & Stugby

Distance: 7.5 km
Experience the beautiful and peaceful nature of Långasjönäs Nature Reserve. Here you can relax for real, right in Karlshamn nature reserve with lovely views over Lake Långasjön. Here is our campsite & holiday village, with a great selection of accommodation with different standards.