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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
 
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."""
From EUR27.00
 
Introductory Ice-skating Tour in Stockholm
"After meeting at the shop at Kungsbro strand 21 you will be given all necessary equipment before heading out to the location with the best ice on that day. Depending on ice conditions you will travel either by public transportation or private bus. Before entering the ice the guide will do a brief introduction to make sure everybody understands the equipment. The guide will be there to give instructions and tips as you enter the ice.The number one goal is to share the wonderful experience of ice-skating on natural ice in beside an open fire. After lunch you'll have time to do some more ice skating before heading back to the meeting location at the shop."""
From SEK1,490.00

More Local Customs in Stockholm

Söder now and then

The island of Söder, the southern part of the immediate city centre, used to be Stockholm's working class quarters. My father's granddad used to deliver beer by horse and carriage from one of the...
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Sjalen
May 30, 2006

Homeless' day at the pool

Liljeholmen's pool which opened 1930, once a year invite all homeless to come swimming and get an opportunity to change clothes. The little 17 metre pool can also be rented for private functions...
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Sjalen
May 30, 2006

Blankets

Now this is a custom that I really enjoyed a lot:the weather was fine and we did enjoy the outside - and would have loved to sit outside in the cafés and restaurants: but it was still a little chilly...
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tini58de
May 14, 2006

Drink water from the tap!

We all know that Sweden is one of the cleanest and healty countries in Europe and they are really proud of it of course... But one the nicest advantages is that everybody drinks water from the tap in...
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Vincedem
May 12, 2006

Having Fika!

Something really swedish in my opinion is "fikar"... that simply means having a coffee with some cake or cookies! When you look in town or in malls people are doing it all the time!They just love it! ...
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Vincedem
May 11, 2006

National colors

The national colors of Sweden are blue and yellow and you can find these colors EVERYWHERE! Well, since we arrived on the King's 60th birthday it could have been the reason for so many flags, but...
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tini58de
May 06, 2006
 
 
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The Royal Guards

Of course in every monarchy you will see Royal Guards in front of the Royal Palace. In London they are good: not moving at all or reacting to the tourists. In Copenhagen, Athens or Prague they are a...
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Pieter11
Feb 20, 2006

Dumping the snow

I'm sure similar sights can be found in other northern cities around the world in winter but I still find it quite a sight when lorry after lorry queue up on quays to dump their snowy load in the...
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Sjalen
Jan 08, 2006

Ice Cream

As it is in all the Scandinavian countries, ice cream is very popular in Sweden. But what makes ice cream in Sweden the best are their waffle cones. In many ice cream shops there will be a person...
peach93
Nov 21, 2005

Hotdogs

Americans may find Hotdogs to be something American to find back in Stockholm. But for the Scandinavians Hotdogs are something of their own.They consume more hotdogs than americans do, so it's a part...
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elPierro
Sep 03, 2005

Street Entertainers/Magicians

We spent a lot of the time on our weekend in Stockholm wandering around and soaking up the atmosphere. One thing I noticed during our meanderings were the large number of street...
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sue_stone
Aug 30, 2005

Coffee

Swedes love their coffee. Stockholm is covered with cafes and coffee shops filled with friends meeting up for a coffee and some conversation. A Swedish friend has told me that they are more likely to...
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sue_stone
Aug 28, 2005

Swedish Snus -gross!!

Snus is a popular ground tobacco product dating back to the late 1700s in Sweden. It contains three major products: tobacco, water and salt. Its looks like moisty brown mush (thats the only way to put...
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Arial_27
Jun 20, 2005

Sweden's Royal Family

Karl XVI Gustav (King of Sweden) married Silvia Sommerlath (the Queen) on June 19th 1976. They have three children: Princess Victoria (who will oneday become Queen) Princess Madeleine, and Prince Carl...
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Arial_27
Jun 20, 2005

Top Hotels in Stockholm

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Sodra Blasieholmshammen 8, Stockholm, Stockholm, 103 27, Sweden
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Sodra Blasieholmshamnen 2, PO Box 161 96, Stockholm, 103 24, Sweden
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Mariatorget 3, Box 175 25, Stockholm, Stockholm, S118 91, Sweden
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Nils Ericssons Plan 4, 11164
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Tegelbacken 6, Stockholm, Stockholm, 101 23, Sweden
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Jungfrugatan 57, Stockholm, Stockholm, 115 31, Sweden
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Top Things to Do in Stockholm

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Gamla Stan - The Old Town

Gamla Stan is the historic heart of Stockholm. It’s made up of three islands - Helgeandsholmen, Riddarholmen and Stadsholmen - but it’s Stadsholmen, the largest, that people usually think of when they...
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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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Vasa Museum

If you’ve never heard of the Vasa before I promise that you won’t forget it after you’ve seen it. This museum boasts that it’s the most visited in Scandinavia, and as soon as you walk in through the...
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Storkyrkan - The Great Church

On the 20th April 1535 a strange phenomenon occurred above the Stockholm sky. Six rings of light with sun dogs (phantom suns) were observed, and as was often the case in these situations, it was...
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Kungliga Slottet - Royal Palace

There is ONE THING that should be done when in Stockholm. Visit of the royal palace when the "musical" ride" is in progress. This entertaining activity includes horse riders performance who are very...
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Skansen

Till skillnad mot många andra friluftsmuseer så finns det mycket aktiviteter på Skansen. Runt hörnet finns alltid något ytterligare att se och uppleva. Denna typ av friluftsmuseer skapades på...
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Top 5 Stockholm Writers

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"Wonderful Stockholm"
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gugi66

"STOCKHOLM"
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Sjalen

"My own water baby"
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wadekorzan

"Stockholm in 5 days"
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vec

"Stockholm"
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