Stockholm Off The Beaten Path

  • Sigtuna: Runic stone near the lake
    Sigtuna: Runic stone near the lake
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  • Sigtuna: Ruins of St. Per Church
    Sigtuna: Ruins of St. Per Church
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  • Sigtuna: Town Hall
    Sigtuna: Town Hall
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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)

    In the middle of Stockholm's most touristy section lies an oft-forgotten little boy, nicknamed "Olle." Created by Swedish sculptor Liss Eriksson, his formal name is Pojke som tittar på månen ("Boy...

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  • 3. 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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  • 4. 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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  • 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. 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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  • 8. 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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  • 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. 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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  • 11. 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. Also a café with meals, home made...

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  • 12. 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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  • 13. 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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  • 14. 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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  • 15. 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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  • 16. Östermalm

    Saluhallen "the market house" in the neighbourhood of Ostermalm (Östermalm) is so pretty. Here you can shop for delicacies or just have a stroll. Secret tip: There is a free public bathroom, really...

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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. 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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  • 20. 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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  • 21. Zetas: Beautiful garden, café and plant-shop

    Zetas is a really nice outdoors garden shop. It is nice to walk the place even though you may not have a garden to tend. The flowers, trees and cute...

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  • 22. Hedvig Eleonora Kyrka

    Our last morning in Stockholm we just wandered around picking out random places from our city map to check out. We ended up at this pretty church on Storgatan,...

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  • 23. Rooftop guiding on Riddarholmen

    A unforgettable experience. You get a harness and a helmet, get tied to a steel wire 43m above the ground and on top of the Old Parliament House. The guides...

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  • 24. cheap travels...loads fun! :o)

    Tom and John the Fun had a marvelous laddish-fest time . Me ...ayy yeahhh virtual had a great time...still got hickups from all the different beers.Thank for...

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  • 25. Be cultural and relax at the same time?

    If that is what you are looking for then Långholmen is something for you!Långholmen is actually the 7th largest island in Stockholm and thinking of all the...

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