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The lakeside village of Nusnäs is where the small, bright red–painted, wooden Dala horses are made. These were originally carved by the peasants of Dalarna as toys for their children, but their popularity rapidly spread in the 20th century. In 1939 they achieved international popularity after being shown at the New York World's Fair, and since then they have become a Swedish symbol.
Shops in the area are generally open every day except Sunday.
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