Malmö is a municipality in Skåne County in South Sweden. It was officially converted into a municipality in 1971, which now it is known as Malmö stad (City of Malmö). Malmö is considered as the third largest city in Sweden and the most densely populated area in Scandinavia. It is considered as one of the 7th-most bicycle friendly city in the world. The total population, estimated in march 2015, was approximately 319,246.
The Öresund Bridge (as shown in the pictures above) is the longest combined road and rail bridge in Europe, and connects two major metropolitan areas: Copenhagen, the Danish capital city, and the major Swedish city of Malmö. The Öresund Bridge is a double-track railway and motorway bridge. The bridge runs nearly 8 kilometers from Malmö to Copenhagen. The crossing of the strait is completed by a 4 km underwater tunnel.
The bridge was proposed and calculated around 1936. The construction of the Øresund Bridge, which was constructed by: Hochtief, Skanska, Højgaard & Schultz and Monberg & Thorsen, began in 1995, and was finished 14 August 1999, however it was officially opened on 1 July 2000.
- This is one of my favorite places because the view is so beautiful and you can feel so comfortable just by sitting there by the sea and the only thing you are able to hear is the sea. Though the place is just average yet it's perfect for a day out to take pictures.