Stockholm Things to Do

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  • 1. Gamla Stan - The Old Town

    The old town of Stockholm, in the neighborhood you can find medieval, narrow streets and seventeenth-century houses These houses are mainly red, dark yellow and orange tones The key point in the...

  • 2. Vasa Museum

    Although I am not that much interested in museums, I visited the famous Vasa Museum and I was very impressed. It is probably Scanadinavia's most visited museum. It houses the preserved warship Vasa...

  • 3. Kungliga Slottet - Royal Palace

    The Royal Palace (Kungliga Slottet) is the official residence of the Swedish King Carl XVI Gustav. It has more than 600 rooms and is therefore the biggest palace in the world, which is still used by a...

  • 4. Skansen

    18th and 19th Century buildings from all around Sweden were moved to this museum and preserved. Museum employees play the roles of various townspeople from the appropriate time, explaining what...

  • 5. Stadshuset - City Hall

    Stockholm's City Hall (Stadshuset) is an imposing red brick building with an inner court and a 100 m tall tower. It was was built between 1911-1923 to the design of architect Ragnar Ostberg. The City...

  • 6. Sightseeing Boat Tours

    '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...

  • 7. Södermalm

    Katarinahissen 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...

  • 8. Gröna Lund

    A haunted house. I remember when I was 13 and I went with 3 of my friends there. We were screaming and ran almost the whole time. And real people as ghosts and zombies were unique. We were so relieved...

  • 9. Riddarholmen

    Originally built as a monastery in the late 1300th century, this gothic church is said to be one of the oldest buildings in Stockholm. It is currently used as a burial place and for other...

  • 10. Drottningholm

    This beautiful castle that the name "Drottningholm" carries the first of fourteen monuments on the World Heritage list of UNESCO in Sweden The castle still serves as permanent residence of the royal...

  • 11. Skärgården - Stockholm Archipelago

    Just half an hour by waterbus and you'll find yourself on an island outside Stockholm, says the brochure. But when actually on the island, i found it was crowded on a sunny day. It is small enough to...

  • 12. Storkyrkan

    If you go for a walk in the Old Town of Stockholm, don't miss this lovely old church between the Royal Palace and Nobel Museum. The exterior is rather modest but the inside is truly why they call it...

  • 13. Djurgården

    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...

  • 14. Absolut Ice Bar

    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...

  • 15. Kaknästornet

    This tv-link tower is an example of the mid-sixties building style. It stands on a small hill in the middle of fields and you have marvelous panorama views to all directions. It is not very tall (only...

  • 16. Nordiska Museet - National Museum of Cultural History

    As this Museum was located quite close to the Vasa Museum, we decided to have a look. The building itself is worth admiring, it was built in 1907 as a national monument to house the material...

  • 17. Sergelstorg

    Sergels Torg is an important and busy public square in the very heart of Stockholm. In the middle of the square is a fountain with a 37 m tall crystal column, which was erected in 1974 after designs...

  • 18. Aquaria Water Museum

    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...

  • 19. Katarinahissen

    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...

  • 20. Skogskyrkogården

    As a UNESCO World Heritage site spotter, I simply had to visit Skogskyrkogården. Unlike many other UNESCO cultural properties, however, this is not a site that will blow you away. Its charms are...

  • 21. National Museum

    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...

  • 22. Riksdagen - Swedish Parliament

    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...

  • 23. Kungsträdgården

    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...

  • 24. Tunnelbana - Metro

    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...

  • 25. The Royal Opera House

    I love opera, so when traveling to Stockholm, we visited the Royal Opera. We listened to opera, Verdi's "A Masked Ball." This theater is smaller than our Mariinsky Opera House. And our opera...

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