Statue - Rosenbom

Visit Rosenbom - the city's most famous resident and put a coin in the poor box Rosenbom hat!

The church's poor-box, known as "Rosenbom" is the first thing that greets a visitor at Amiralitetskyrkan. He is dressed in the costume worn by a sailor in the mid 1700's.

He has become world famous by the author Selma Lagerlöf's "Nils wonderful journey through Sweden" when he rescued Nils away from King Karl's XI anger.

"I humbly ask Your Fixed voice is enough matt Come and lay down a monetary But upon lifting my hat ...."


  • Address Vallgatan 11
    371 30 Karlskrona