Advent calendar 2020: 9. Visby, Sweden

Visby is the largest town on Gotland, and is a medieval Hanseatic trading city. Gotland is to the east of mainland Sweden, and was ruled by the pirate Victual Brothers, Teutonic Knights and Denmark before passing into Swedish rule in 1645.

Gotland is a popular holiday destination for Swedes, and Visby is since 1995 a UNESCO World Heritage Site.