Eskilstuna lies centrally in
the Valley Mälardalen between two off Sweden's bigest seas - Mälaren and Hjälmaren.
Today, it lives 90 000 People in Eskilstuna municipality. The name has
the town after the English missioner Eskil, as seemed here during
Already the old vikings understood the importance of this place.
Thereof there are many
monument around in the area.
One of these historical monument is Sigurdsristningen. The stone script is on
a mountain in the the beautiful area next to
Sundbyholms Castle at Mälaren.
The town became already during
1500-century a center for the iron manufacturing in Sweden. Already 1659 got Eskilstuna
Town rights as one directly
consequence of that Reinhold Rademacher behaved smedjor. “Smesta ' n” was
given birth to.
Today, the know-how stands within the
manufacturing industry in world class. Smeden has today been replaced of a
high qualified technology within the industry.
One of Eskilstuna's advantages is the
beautiful nature with many central located green areas. A good example is
Vilsta, with possibilities to one rich outdoor activity. Through the town
flows the Eskilstuna river as a blue belt.
Eskilstuna are not only plentiful equipped
with arenas for many different sports, as for example the Munktell arena.
Here is offered also a rich range of cultural activities the year around. Interesting museums are Radermachersmedjorna, Faktorimuseet, Weapon the
technical museum, Konstmuseet and Sörmlandsgården. The town has also a
Zoo. The Park Zoo with among other thing world unique White Tigers. Here is
also an amusement park area with a temperated swimmingpool.
In recent year several business centers
has been created in the town's centers like bigger “supermarkets” just
outside city. The communications to Stockholm are surely
expanded with Mälarbanans modern fast processions that reach the capital
on a hour.