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Stockholm Panoramic Sightseeing Tour
"Step aboard your modern air-conditioned coach in central Stockholm at your choice of the available departure times. Then relax into your comfortable seat and set off on your 75-minute tour with no frustrating waits to pick up or drop off passengers along the way. Put on your supplied headphones and listen to the informative audio commentary as you drive past Stockholm's best-known landmarks. See the handsome Stockholm Royal Palace (Kun and delve into a pretty corner of Gamla Stan to admire its 18th-century houses and cobbled lanes. Enjoy the scenery too as you pass through the picturesque island of Långholmen
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Stockholm Red Bus 24h Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket
"Your travel pass is valid for 24 hours allowing you to plan your own itinerary making the tour one of the easiest and most affordable ways to explore the city’s must-see attractions and activities at your own pace! The tour is entertaining and informative with digitally recorded commentaries The Vasa Museum City Hall Old Town Ice Bar and many many more must sees around the city.All passengers receive new earphones the first time they use their tickets."""
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Stockholm Panoramic Sightseeing Tour
"Step aboard your modern air-conditioned coach in central Stockholm at your choice of the available departure times. Then relax into your comfortable seat and set off on your 75-minute tour with no frustrating waits to pick up or drop off passengers along the way. Put on your supplied headphones and listen to the informative audio commentary as you drive past Stockholm's best-known landmarks. See the handsome Stockholm Royal Palace (Kun and delve into a pretty corner of Gamla Stan to admire its 18th-century houses and cobbled lanes. Enjoy the scenery too as you pass through the picturesque island of Långholmen
From SEK300.00

History Tips (20)

Old Sweden is present not only in the architecture

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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marielexoteria
Jan 13, 2008

Stockholms blodbad

On November, 8-9th 1520 on Stortorget - the main square of Stockholm there was a rough handling which received in history the name of "the Stockholm bloody bath" ("Stockholms blodbad"). It was time of...
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Oct 03, 2006

Battle of Brunkeberg

The history of Stockholm~~~~~~Battle of BrunkebergAn important date in Sweden's history is 10th October 1471 when the Battle of Brunkeberg (nowadays called Norrmalm; a part of Stockholm) took place....
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Jan 31, 2004

Monument St.George and the Dragon

The history of Stockholm~~~~~~Monument St.George and the DragonThis legendary sculpture of the battle between St.George and the Dragon was taken as a victory monument of the battle of Brunkeberg (see...
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sim1
Jan 31, 2004

Riksdag 1895 - 1904

The history of Stockholm~~~~~~Parliament House 1895 - 1904The Riksdag (Parliament House) was built on the island of Helgeandsholmen in 1895 - 1904. The architect, Aron Johansson, was influenced by...
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sim1
Feb 02, 2004

Gustav III, the theatre king

The history of Stockholm~~~~~~Gustav III, the theatre kingGustav III (1746-1792) became king in 1771. After one year on the throne he made, with support of France, a coup d'tat to increase his power....
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Jan 21, 2006

History I

The basic events in history of Stockholm are the following:Birger Jarl - a confidant of king Eric Eriksson built a fortress Stockholm ("a timbered island") on a place of a settlement of Holmija in...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Oct 03, 2006

History II

Gustav Vasa conducted emancipating struggle against Danes and besieged Stockholm in 1523. After crowning he returned Stockholm under authority of Sweden. Stockholm was officially declared the capital...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Oct 03, 2006

"Tre kronor"

The symbol of Sweden "Tre kronor" - an image of three crowns is the arms of the Sweden. It became its major national symbol. The main Royal palace in Stockholm, the most popular Swedish beer and a...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Oct 04, 2006

Growth of Stockholm

The history of Stockholm~~~~~~Growth of Stockholm Pest and cholera was the reason of many deaths in Stockholm area in the early 18th century. More then a fifth of the inhabitants in the growing...
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sim1
Feb 02, 2004

How Stockholm got its name

The history of Stockholm~~~~~~How Stockholm got its nameHow Stockholm got its name actually not known. But one of the legends tells about a stock (piece of timber) that played an important role. When...
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Jan 31, 2004

History of Stockholm

The history of StockholmIn these general tips I want to give you a timeline of Stockholm's history. I love digging into history and reading all about a place I am going to or have been. It gives so...
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Jan 31, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Stockholm

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Drottninggatan

This place looks almost like home to me, as I lived so close to it, and passed it every day. Once in the evening there was a performance, people read poems, played the guitar and sang songs. It was...
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Strindbergsmuseet - Strindberg Museum

The Swedish author August Strindberg (1849-1912) spent the last four years of his life in a building he called The Blue Tower. The reconstructed apartment, consisting of three rooms, and his library...
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Stadshuset - City Hall

The interior of Stadshuset can be visited with guided tours only. It was not on your group's schedule but I really wished to see it, so I went by myself in the last morning. Although Stadshuset is a...
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Boat Tours

There are many companies offering scenic boat trips of Stockholm,and it is interesting to see the city from a different perspective.Trips leave from stromkajen,by the grand hotel,and vary in length...
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Kungliga Myntkabinettet - Royal Coin Cabinet

The Royal Coin Cabinet is a museum located in Stockholm’s Old Town, across from the Royal Palace. It presents an interesting look at the history of currency and other forms of payment in Sweden and...
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Skeppsholmen

The Skeppsholm Church is named after its' locatioin, the islet of Skeppsholmskyrkan in central Stockholm. It was built between 1823-1849 and inaugurated by King Charles XIV John. The Church...
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