Scandinavian Folklore has a huge variety of creatures both good and evil, which have frightened people for many centuries. They were often told to naughty children in an attempt to scare them into being good. Today they are essential and important part of Scandinavian culture and society.

#1 Huldra


Huldra (or Tallemaja in Swedish) is a troll-like woman that lives in the woods. She often described as is fair and beautiful, but has a wild streak and a long cow-tail which she hides behind her back when meeting a human. She is a flirtatious, young girl who is neither good nor evil.

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