Stockholm Off The Beaten Path

  • Bergianska Tr?dg?rden
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  • Off The Beaten Path
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  • Sigtuna: Runic stone near the lake
    Sigtuna: Runic stone near the lake
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Stockholm

  • 1. Skärgården (Stockholm Archipelago)

    Sometimes I just crave for instant nature. One of my favorite bus-trips goes from Slussen to Björkviks brygga. The bus takes you there in about an hour. At Björkvik there are nice bare cliffs or...

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  • 2. Gamla Stan (The Old Town)

    The parliament of Sweden, named Riksdag, has its own island between Gamla Stan and the city. The parliament building was erected in the early 19th century in neorenaissance style. The models were...

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  • 3. Södermalm

    One of the nicest and well hidden streets in Södermalm is Åsögatan. This is the street where you can find typical Swedish red, wooden houses in the middle of the city. To get there, take the green...

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  • 4. Sigtuna

    Sigtuna is said to be Sweden's oldest inhabitat town. As there is enough to see and do, it makes a perfect day trip from the busy Swedish capital. I must admit that I went to Sigtuna from Uppsala, but...

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  • 5. Haga Park

    visit procedures beautiful and wonderful park Here you can visit as a tourist Swedish prince and family housing, check out the butterfly house, coffee in one of every cafe, also visit the Echo Temple...

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  • 6. Tunnelbana (Metro)

    The stations of Stockholm’s underground are sights themselves. Many of them, especially those in the centre, have been designed by artists and refer to a certain topic and/or the location. Take your...

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  • 7. Drottningholm

    ~ THE CHINESE PAVILION~ A small palace in the grounds of Drottningholm. Built 1753 as a birthday present to queen Lovisa Ulrika. Built in a chinese inspired style which at that time was the height...

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  • 8. Parks

    A big green park on a hill in central Stockholm next to Vasastan. There is a red brick fortress on top. Great panorama view over the town. In the summer time especially popular for there are lots of...

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  • 9. Other Museums

    Right in the middle of the Old Town, you can learn about the Nobel Prize, Alfred Nobel, and the Nobel Laureates and their visions. Guided tours, interesting films, and diverse objects take you on a...

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  • 10. Skeppsholmen

    On the northern side of Skeppsholmen island, overlooking Djurgården with the Vasa museum, Gröna Lund amusement park and Skansen across the water we stumbled upon a most peculiar small café. It...

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  • 11. Shopping

    the heron city leisure and entertainment complex in Kungens Kurva gathers under its roof a world of enjoyment. cinemas, restaurants, shops , gyms, flight simulators and bowling alleys. right next door...

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  • 12. Bergianska Tr?dg?rden

    Founded in 1791 by P.J.Bergius, this botanic garden is located on a small peninsula with natural beauty. There's a lot to see here if you are interested in plants and gardens. Also a café with...

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  • 13. Östermalm

    Strandvägen is probably the city's most elegant boulevard. It leads along the southern bank of Östermalm and overlooks part of the harbour (Nybroviken). The land side is occupied by belle époque...

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  • 14. Djurgården

    Don´t miss the amazingly beautiful Waldemarsudde, located on Djurgarden not far from Open air Museum Skansen. Come to rest your legs after a walk around Djurgarden, have a cup of coffee in Prince...

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  • 15. Leksaksmuseet (Toy Museum)

    The Toy Museum is very interesting. About 4 stories of all different kinds of antique toys. From legos to old music boxes, dolls to Mickey Mouse. It's located in Sodermalm on Mariatorget 1C. Take the...

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  • 16. Karlberg

    Karlberg is a property just across the border in Solna municipality, along the railway leading north from Stockholm and close to Kungsholmen. In the 1620s, king Gustav II Adolf's half brother, Admiral...

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  • 17. Ekerö

    I had the opportunity to watch a friend of mine as he coached some local middle school hockey players in Vallentuna. Vallentuna is about 45 min outside of main Stockholm. It is a great residential...

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  • 19. Diogenes's Houseboat

    The ancient Greek philosopher, famous for his asketic lifestyle, has at least one fan and heir in Stockholm, it seems. This here could well have been Diogenes's...

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  • 20. Jacobs Kyrka

    The red church next to Kungsträdgården is named after St Jacob (James), the patron saint of all travellers (hence important to VTers, ha ha). The church was...

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  • 21. Synagogue

    The synagogue is located in in Wahrensdorffgatan, just round the corner from Kunsträdgården. It was finished in 1870. The building is an interesting example of...

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  • 22. Five Highrise Buildings

    The series of five highrise buildings along Sveawägen and Sergelgatan, the pedestrianized street between Sergels Torg and Hötorget, are part of a large project...

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  • 23. Walk the scenic route around Kungsholmen

    For those who have their walking shoes ready for a brisk couple of hours walk, I recommend warmly the foot paths along the shores of Kungsholmen island. You can...

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  • 24. Evert Taubes Terrass, Riddarholmen

    My favourite place on a sunny afternoon to sit and rest, enjoy the view and just – feel being there. The terrace occupies the western shore of Riddarholmen...

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  • 25. Birthplace of the "Stockholm syndrome"

    Have you ever wondered where the expression "Stockholm syndrome" comes from? It was coined by Swedish criminologist Nils Bejerota following an attempted robbery...

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