Sweden Shopping

  • Shopping
    by MalenaN
  • Shopping
    by MalenaN
  • Shopping
    by MalenaN

Sweden Shopping

  • Souvenirs

    Stockholm Shopping

    It is the Royal gifts shop where one can buy any souvenir items on the Swedish Royal family like postcards, writing pads, envelopes, pictures and other gift items that is somehow related to the Royal family. i took this picture with a crown on my head from this shop.

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  • Books

    Malmö Shopping

    A great, if somewhat chaotic, place! Mr Schultz has an antiquariat but not like the several others scattered along this street. Nope, his is a place full of books you won't find anywhere else such as goth and photo books and he also has lots of books in English as well as a CD section. There are also weird things here such as bizarre calendars,...

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  • Drottninggatan

    Stockholm Shopping

    "Drottninggatan (Queen Street)" is a major pedestrian street in Stockholm & the city's most most visited street for shopping, because there is no cars alowed on this street & there are many shops along it such as H&M and Åhlens Department Store. On this street, near Gamla Stan, you can buy souvenirs and post cards on the Royal family, Stockholm...

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  • Gamla Stan (The Old Town)

    Stockholm Shopping

    The entire area of Gamla Stan or the old town being very touristy, is impliedly full of gift shops for you to be able to carry home nice souvenirs. Like always I was more attracted to the dolls although one finds a variety of other souvenirs too. I got a timy one for my daughter. Some pictures of swedish dolls here.

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  • Gallerian Mall

    Stockholm Shopping

    Gallerian is a two-storey shopping mall in the heart of Stockholm and one of the biggest malls in the city. There are stores like: Vero Moda, Benetton, KappAhl, Oasis, H&M (clothing stores), Traditon (sells games), Clas Ohlson (Do-It-Yourself), Rizzo (shoe store), Pressbyr?n (newsagents), plus many more. There are sports stores, a book store, food...

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  • Markets

    Stockholm Shopping

    Rummaging through flea markets in foreign cities has become more and more popular in the past few years... Smaller flea markets pop up around the city from time to time, but the biggest (and permanent as well) flea market in Stockholm can be found out in the suburb of Vårberg. Called Loppmarknaden (literally "the flea market"), they in fact...

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  • Nordiska Kompaniet (NK)

    Stockholm Shopping

    Nordiska Kompaniet is known by it's initials and is a large department store situated on hamngatan.There is a good book department which includes works in english,and also a cafe.In the run up to christmas the windows are decorated with some amazing designs.

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  • Åhlens

    Stockholm Shopping

    There are three big important department stores in central Stockholm and if you really want to get to know the city, you at least have to go in and have a look around. Ahlens has clothes with their own label and their is a nice selection of glassware. Downstairs in the basement there is a supermarket. Open 10 AM - 7 PM Monday through Saturday and...

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  • H&M

    Stockholm Shopping

    H&M is originally a Swedish store, but it's now seems to be conquuering the world, so chances are you have heard of it. Anyway, H&M is where many many of us Swedes buy most of our clothes. The reason for this - the stora has a high sense of fashion yet it is so cheap. OK, you have to be prepared that the quality thus usn't always the best ... For...

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  • Södermalm Shops

    Stockholm Shopping

    The Sodermalm Saluhall is an old roofed marketplace where you can find all kinds of fine food; fish, vegetables, meat, cheeses. Many of the marketstands also have an opportunity to have a drink and a snack. We had a salmon sandwich and a chardonay white wine at Tysta Mary. Very friendly service. If you go there, please bring my greatings to girl...

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  • PUB

    Stockholm Shopping

    Until recently, historic department store PUB was best known as the former workplace of Greta Garbo. A major revamp has since turned it into Stockholm’s hottest new fashion and lifestyle hub. Bag yourself fresh Nordic labels like Stray Boys, House of Dagmar and Baum & Pferdgarten, refuel at the slinky cafe-bar or check out the edgy art...

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  • Stockholm Quality Outlet

    Stockholm Shopping

    The "Stockholm Quality Outlet" is in Barkarby. It is a factory outlet consisting of 60 shops. You will find Menswear, Ladieswear, Children, Shoes, Bags Accessories, Interior design, Sport & Leisure, Cafe & Restaurant there. Any clothes & Accessories. Prices are 30% lower than downtown although bargains are often available at prices that are 60-70%...

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  • Sturegallerian

    Stockholm Shopping

    There are many shops and the Gallerian has just been renovated. You can find nice shops for men and women clothes, sports wears, pharmacy, nice bakery, jewel, book store plus nice cafes and health center. Whatever suits you but, clothes shopping is recommended. As much as you can afford. !.000 kronor??

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  • Music

    Stockholm Shopping

    Now, this CD store is something special, anything here later then 1979 will be hard to find, the speciality is the 60’s and early 70’, you will find here things that you thought are long time gone, people from all over Europe come here to find their desire lost albums.

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  • Kista

    Stockholm Shopping

    Our hotel was attached to this shopping centre at Kista. It was particularly handy for us as it contained two supermarkets plus a food court. This meant we could easily get cheaper food and particularly things like bottled water, which we found on special offer, saving us from buying so many drinks from more expensive touristy places when we were...

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  • DesignTorget

    Stockholm Shopping

    While wandering around the last day I came across this store in an outdoor mall-like area. It carries all sorts of kitchen things, kids stuff, household items and trendy gifts in every price range. I wish I had bought more, but I did get 2 sporks for about $3 each…a combination spoon, fork AND knife all in one attractive little plastic...

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  • Sweden Book Shop

    Stockholm Shopping

    When in Sweden, of course you should get some literature to bring home with you...! As you perhaps know already Astrid Lindgren was Swedish, and her childrens books are classics. Other famous Swedish authors include August Strindberg and Selma Lagerlöf (Ibsen, however, was Norwegian). Good bookstores are located right in the city center. Within...

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  • Stadsmission

    Stockholm Shopping

    If you like unique second-hand items and vintage clothing, take a look at this chain. Stockholms Stadsmission Second hand stores has as its purpose to sell things others don´t need any more (brought to the stores as gifts) to the benefit of homeless and other people in need. They really do a good work and its the best shopping with low prizes and...

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  • Buy your alcohol.. NOT on the ferry

    You might be amazed abou this and might wonder if the “not” in my tip title is a mistake. But no, it is not, this is what I want to recommend:If you take one of the ferries from Germany (which could easily be the case for anyone from western and southern Europe) try and find a German supermarket to buy your whatever kind of drinks. It is more...

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  • Beautiful hand dipped paper, Lessebo

    This is a fantastic shop, located in the same building as the hand paper factory at Lessebo. They make the paper all by hand in the old machines (see to-do tip for the factory visit) and then sell it. The paper is very beautiful and comes in a rich variety. You can buy paper with little dried flowers, little fabric threads, shredded money or...

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  • Bergdala Hytta, beautiful blue rim glass

    It is easy to fall in love with Bergdala’s simple blåkant plates and dishes because of the intense blue colour. That’s what happened to me before I travelled to Sweden and that’s why shopping at Bergdala was very high on my wishlist. Already before I bought some of these, I could get an idea how it feels to eat morning cereals in the bowls and pour...

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  • Transjö Hytta glass works, simply the...

    I am so grateful to Klas Nystrand of Bergdala’s Wärdshus (my accommodation) for having suggested that I should visit this glass workers! He said that they have the best of all glass work. And in my opinion they have indeed. In the meantime, I have regained a bit of knowledge about the chemical-physical background of glassblowing, that’s why I claim...

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  • If you like cider – this will be heaven...

    I usually don’t like cider, as it is too sparkling for me. But… somehow I had to taste this one – how could I resist cider with berry taste?? (I could live on any kind of red berries for the rest of my life – somehow). So, while I was in Sweden, we often bought some cans of cider in several flavours. And I can hardly wait until I get back and can...

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  • Fish – so fresh that you believe you...

    Ah, if you like fish then nothing is better than FRESH Swedish fish. (I have to mention maybe that I live in the centre of Germany and won’t even think to buy fish here, as I am never sure if it is him or maybe his grandfather…) It is no matter where you buy the fish in Sweden – either in supermarkets or on fish markets, it will be fresh and you...

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  • Shopping for home furnishing, gifts and...

    Butik Öland along walking street in Borgholm is a great place to purchase some home furnishing, gifts and souvenirs if you visit Borgholm in Öland on your vacation. The shop is dealing in lots of gift items such as vase, flower pots, candles, decor, photo frames, baskets, glass, porcelain, toys, souvenirs from Öland etc. As with most shops at...

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  • Shopping for gifts

    Present Idé in Swedish literally means present idea. If you are looking for present ideas, this is the shop that you are looking for. They have lots of gifts and souvenirs to choose from and prices are quite reasonable too. There is another shop at Hamngatan 40 behind the shop not far from Stora Torget. When we were there the shop at Hamngatan was...

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  • Great modern shopping center

    Wachtmeister Galleria is probably the best and the largest shopping center in the city of Karlskrona. There are approximately 30 shops located in the building under one roof with ICA Supermarket operated as anchor tenant. You can see the list of stores together with their telephone numbers and the websites at the link below. Business hours for most...

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  • Glassware in Sweden

    In the area of Kosta and Orrefors there are 10-15 small giftshops selling crystal and art glass at a great price. It's great fun to watch it being made and really inexpensive compared to gift shops around the country. Glass, art glas, crystal from Kosta Boda, Målerås and Orrefors. anything from 5 US$ to 5000US$

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  • Uppsala's newest consumer electronics...

    Media Markt is the newest consumer electronics retailer in Uppsala. It is also the largest retailer in consumer electronics in the city of Uppsala dealing in all kinds of electronic products ranging from small digital cameras to large LCD and plasma televisions. It opened to the public from 25th March, 2010.Opening hours are between 10.00 a.m. and...

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  • The largest shopping centre in Uppsala

    The Gränby Centrum is the largest shopping centre in the city of Uppsala. It is located approximately three kilometers northeast of the city centre. This one stop shopping mall has six cafés/restaurants and approximately 60 shops including two large supermarkets, i.e. ICA Kvantum and Coop Forum, a large department store viz. Åhléns, two banks, and...

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  • Tax free shopping for non EU citizens

    The Sky City (Shopping Arcade) is located between Terminal 4 and Terminal 5 of Arlanda International Airport in Stockholm. Sky City must not be mistaken with the duty free shops inside the departure and transit terminals. The shopping centre is opened to members of the public, not necessary the pasengers who travel abroad. Of course EU citizens are...

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  • Bring tons of money

    Sweden pricesExpect to pay $16 to $18 for a beer in a tourist class restaurant. I went with a group through the Scandinavian countries in 2008 and I, and nearly everyone else on the tour, was shocked by the prices. The Scandinavian countries are socialist. Many of the things Americans have to pay for (health insurance, higher education) are free....

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  • A popular chain of department stores

    Uppsala Åhléns Department Store is located at Stora Torget (literally means the large square) in the heart of the city of Uppsala just in front of one of the busiest bus terminals in Uppsala and along the popular and the only pedestrian street in Uppsala. It is located in a four storey building with abundant shopping spaces for your shopping...

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  • A Saturday market

    Uppsala Flea Market is held every Saturday from early in the morning until approximately 3.00 p.m. in the afternoon. It is held at Vaksala Torget (Vaksala Square) just opposite the new Uppsala Concert and Congress Hall in the heart of the city of Uppsala. The square is usually packed with locals searching for bargains and the market may sound...

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  • A market hall

    Saluhallen is located at Hötorget (Hay Market) within a stone's throw from Drottninggatan (pedestrian Street) in the heart of the city of Stockholm. This market hall deals in food and drinks ranging from fresh meat such as chicken, beef, pork, mutton and fish to canned food, bread, vegetables, flowers and wide varieties of cheese and nuts. A branch...

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  • Souvenir shops

    The gamla Stan area is full of nice souvenir stalls and there you have a multiple variety of souvenirs to shop for. Dolls, magnets, wall hangings, cups, room decorations, jewellery, wine bottles etc.

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  • Swedish Dolls

    Swedish traditional dolls are beautiful and worth collecting. Serves as a good souvenir item. Traditional dolls

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  • Shopping for Swedish Crystals

    Shopping for world famous Swedish crystals and glasses can be made available at the Swedish crystals factories located outside Kalmar in South-eastern Sweden between Stockholm and Malmö. Wide varieties of beautiful and elegant crystals and glasses are available in the showrooms of the factories. Many of these crystals and glasses are on special...

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  • An Upmarket Shopping Centre

    NK Department Store is an upmarket shopping centre located along the busy shopping street known as Hamngatan right in the heart of Central Business District in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. As in the other large departmental stores in Stockholm, wide range of household items are available in NK Department Store ranging from textiles and...

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  • The new Absolute for Xmas

    The new Absolute vodka looks like exactly the perfect gift for Xmas, for those who like to drink it, or with such a bueatuful dress, just to look at it ;-) about 12-15 euro.

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  • Modern cheap house decorating & fun...

    Great place to shop for small items to decorate your housefor all rooms in the house, modern, colourfull,fun, especially for young hip peoplenot very expensivegreat to buy gifts for your friends not very expensive

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  • Everything for the Home

    The IKEA group has 90,000 co-workers and operates in 44 countries.The IKEA range consists of 9,500 items and has been the most successful export since Abba. IKEA stores stock everything for the home under one roof: sofas, beds, tables, chairs, textiles, kitchen utensils, flooring, rugs, kitchens, bathrooms, lamps and plants.

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  • Foods and candies to take back!

    Candy: salty licorice (amazing)bilar (car-shaped marshmallows in flavors of strawberry, pear, and vanilla). Try roasting them over a candle or just eating by the handful.herring ("sil")Drinks:Schnapps (obvious..)

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  • Sami handicraft

    The reindeer herding Sami people in parts of the northern half of the country have amazing handicraft and most tourist accommodating places in- and north of Stockholm have shops with things such as silver jewellery (often showing local animals), crafted knives, leather boots, things carved out of reindeer antlers and much more. For those of you...

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  • You got to try the POLKA PIG!!!

    You buy these on markets and in some selected supermarkets. Polkagris (Polka-pig) is a type of hard candy that from the start came only in peppermint flavour and in the shape of an approx 30cm stick. But it grew in poularity and nowdays its made in several flavours: strawberry, liquorice, pear, toffee, lemon, blueberry and many more. Also the...

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