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  • Gamla Stan
    Gamla Stan
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  • Gamla Stan: Järntorget
    Gamla Stan: Järntorget
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  • Gamla Stan: German Church (Tyska kyrkan)
    Gamla Stan: German Church (Tyska kyrkan)
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  • 1. Gamla Stan (The Old Town)

    There were some lovely views over Gamla Stan and the harbour from the Sodermalm area. These pictures were taken from the Katarina hissen elevator. You pay to go up the elevator and can take views from...

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  • 2. Services and Information

    Food is expensive in Stockholm - a main course seems to cost around 180 SEK onwards but a cheap lunch is one of the many types of hot dogs you can buy about a tenth of the price. The corner shop...

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  • 3. Södermalm

    Again, perhaps because me and my father were both born here and his father and grandfather lived and worked here too, but Söder is my favourite part of town. Something to do with the hills too I...

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  • 4. City Views

    Stockholm has many vantage points to enjoy panoramic views of the city. The historic street "Fjallgatan" and the green park "Skinnarviksparken" at the north shore of Sodermalm offer great views of...

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  • 5. Shopping

    There are times when a long time traveller or expat feels the need for some home comforts. The Americans amongst you the go to Gray's in the Old Town at the crossing of Storkyrkobrinken and...

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  • 6. History

    If you ever take the subway and get off at the Rådhuset station, you will see some "boxes" sticking out of the walls (see my picture). These boxes, as I learnt, are a representation of an old volume...

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  • 7. Hötorget

    Hötorget is the only everyday street market in Stockholm. On weekdays and Saturdays you will here find fruit, vegetables and clothes. At Sundays it changes to a flea market with all different...

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  • 8. Skansen

    While having an outdoor lunch at one of the picnic areas at Skansen we made a new friend. Something tells me he really only liked us for our food though :/ He was pretty tame and quite happy eating...

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  • 9. Architecture

    I don't know what this building is and what is it used for but I loved this building so much that I took so many photos. It is situated close to the Royal palace and the Parliament house. Any...

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  • 10. Skärgården (Stockholm Archipelago)

    If you only have a day in Stockholm, take the open-top bus tour to see the highlights of the city. You'll be impressed with how many parks and how much water there is every where! And yes, Old Town...

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  • 11. Stadshuset (City Hall)

    Visit the city hall. Here you can take the tour and see, amongst other, the hall where the Nobel prize banquet is held. When visiting, do not forget to take the lift to the top of the tower. From up...

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  • 12. Sightseeing Boat Tours

    Stockholm is built on 14 islands, therefore several boat companies offer all kind of sightseeing tours by boat. The tours are multilingual and most boats leave from the Stromkajen just in front of the...

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  • 13. Djurgården

    This big island containing the famous Vasa museum, the royal park and a amusement park, also a open air museum with traditional houses(skansen), the Nordic museum. First of all this island is a big...

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  • 14. Sunsets

    If the weather is nice then you have to go to Kakn?stornet TV tower where you can see a beautiful sunset while you are eating dinner in the tower restaurant. I've taken this picture there. Don't...

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  • 15. Vasa Museum

    Visite el Museo VASA que es el nombre del barco, de 1628. Se hundio el mismo dia que lo botaron...jejeje re bocas. Lo sacaron a flote en 1965 y hoy es un museo espectacular. De un lado tenes el barco...

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  • 16. Churches

    Katarina kyrka is located in Sodermalm. It was originally built at the end of the 17th century, by French architect Jean de la Vallée. However, the Katarina Kyrka has been burnt down twice: once in...

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  • 17. City on Water

    Tall ships always look majestic and here’s one that you can sleep in. For the last 60 years, the af Chapman has served as a youth hostel . Moored on the western shore of the islet Skeppsholmen in...

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  • 18. Kungliga Slottet (Royal Palace)

    The Museum Tre Kroner is part of the complex of museums located at the Royal Palace in Gamla Stan. What you'll find inside is: 1. foundations of the 13th century defensive walls 2. exhibits which were...

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  • 19. Drottningholm

    Drottning street is the main shopping street in Stockholm.. It is a pedestranized street with many shops located each side.. A nice place to walk around in the old city.. The picture shows the...

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  • 20. Walking

    Don't do like a old friend to my prince did when they were in New York.. .. Do not wear shoes that only 'looks' good... Wear comfy shoes.. so you do not need to take a cab or the subway.. Enjoy your...

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  • 21. Östermalm

    If you are going to meet an online friend that you never meet before, the easiest place to find each other is at the Mushroom in Stureplan! Get off from Ostermalmstorg subway station. my friend took...

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  • 22. Riddarholmen

    This is an island in Stockholm and has many beautiful buildings and here it is a must to bring the camera. It doesnt mather what time of the year you visit Riddarholmen, it is such a small Island with...

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  • 23. Sergelstorg

    Sergels Torg Square The square sits in the central Stockholm. Basically, there's nothing special in this square, but it's definitely the centre of activity for much of the year.

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  • 24. Kungsträdgården

    It's quite often some free concert in Kungsträdgården. On tuesdays during the summer the local radio station P5 use to have live broadcast with some current well known Swedish artist. Other radio...

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  • 25. Norrmalm

    This is the main library. It was designed by the well reputated architect Gunnar Asplund in 1928. Around the big central cylindric hall there are four long book rooms. All together forms a cubic...

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