Sjöguden good time's sculpture is located on the wharf next to Räntmästartrappan in Old Town in Stockholm.
A really unusual type of sculpture, not my style, but still interesting!
The Sculptor, Carl... more
Vasa museum is one of "Must see" places and displays the only almost fully intact 17th century ship that has ever been salvaged, the 64-gun warship Vasa that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628.
... my favourite place in Stockholm. This park is really nice, full of interesting things. To start with it has one part which is build in the way the "old" Sweden was built. Old houses and streets,... more
As we weren't able to do a Palace tour, we decided to go and have a look at the Royal Chapel, located in the opposite door to where the entrance ticket's are bought.
The Royal Chapel is FREE OF... more
Stockholm City Hall (Swedish: Stockholms stadshus or Stadshuset locally) is the building of the Municipal Council for the City of Stockholm in Sweden. It stands on the eastern tip of Kungsholmen... more
'The Classic Way to See Stockholm' - Stockholm Sightseeing
During my stay in Stockholm I saw a lot of the city from its canals and waters. I took in the following tours:
Historical Canal Tour
I got... more
The Katarina hissen elevator is a must för a visitor to Stockholm and Södermalm. You have a wonderful view over and around Stockholm and the Old Town. It costs about 10 SEK to take the... more
While there is probably copious amounts of information and reviews about the 16th century palace that has served as the home of the royal family since 1981. I will try not to add too much clutter to... more
I think this place is a must, every time you visit in Stockholm. You don't need to drive with those wild things or climb high and drop fast, even you don't need to go to ghost house, but just for... more
If you aren't on a Cruise ship like we were, then I would suggest doing a cruise of the Archipelago.
The Cruise passes by many small Islands and is spectacular! There are more than 30,000 Island's... more
We climbed up some steps from Birger Jarls Torg and found ourselves on a platform overlooking Evert Taubes Terrass and the Riddarfjarden beyond and the Wrangelska Palatset to the left of us. We spent... more
Originally built in 1883 and replaced in 1935, this public elevator connects Slussen below to Södermalm above. Take a ride to the top and take in the nice views of Gamla Stan and other parts of the... more
An easy way to reach Djurgarden, is to take a tram from wherever you are in Stockholm.
It will take you directly to Djurgarden.
Some of the Trams are veteran, built 1920 - 1950, and are driven by... more
Sankt Nikolai kyrka (Church of St. Nicholas), most commonly known as Storkyrkan (The Great Church) and Stockholms domkyrka (Stockholm Cathedral), is the oldest church in Gamla Stan, the old town in... more
One place to see on Djurgården is Aquaria, a modest aquatic museum with lots of fishy exhibits. After you enter, you are treated to a series of different "environments," from the "Rainforest" to the... more
The world’s first permanent ice bar. Here, the temperature is -5°C all year round and the entire interior including the glasses, is made from 100% pure clear ice from the Torne River in Swedish... more
Continuing our walk, we cross a Bridge onto the small Island of Helgeandsholmen.
Here we walk through a massive Archway which belongs to the Riksdagshuset, Swedens massive parliament building which... more
Kaknäs is a TV tower (Swedes a wiser than Finns, we have put the tower in secured area, no visitors allowed) in Östermalm. You can take bus 69 from central to reach the place (69K pass the tower, so... more
The Stockholm metro is known as "the longest art gallery in the world," as most of its stations are decorated with some kind of artwork.
In my home town of Montreal, all metro stations are also... more
Hagaparken is a key part of Stockholm's Ekoparken -- the world's first national city park. It is a wide green space with vast lawns that will be appreciated by picnickers and sunbathers, but also... more
We had alighted from the Tram, and were looking for somewhere to eat, when we found this interesting park.
The centre was an oblong pool with fountains, and surrounding it were many steps where... more
Queen street, easier to say than Drottninggatan Street, is the major pedestrian street in Stockholm. Drottninggatan is in honour of Queen Christina, who ruled from 1632 to 1654.
I found the street... more
The National Art Gallery is interesting but expensive. There are permanent exhibitions and usually one who runs the season. The collections are nice but you could live without having seen it. There... more
Sergels Torg is definitely not the nicest square in Stockholm, but it is an important and busy public hub for business, shopping and traffic.
In the middle of the square is a fountain with a 37 m... more
Stockholm, wow, what a wonderful city! I don't live that far away from Stockholm, so visit on a regular basis. So please don't hesitate to come back to this page from time to time, there is probably...
The location appears in Norse sagas as Agnafit, and especially in connection with the legendary king Agne. The earliest mention of Stockholm in writing dates from 1252, when the mines in Bergslagen......
I spent 5 days in Stockholm, and I feel I got to see alot of what the city has to offer. Yet, of course, there was so much which I still did not see.
Two things I remember most of Stockholm can be......