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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."""
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
 
Stockholm Shore Excursion: Stockholm City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"This Stockholm shore excursion is the perfect way to explore Sweden's capital at your leisure while your ship is in port. Choose a 24-hour ticket and customize your sightseeing itinerary to your interests and pace. Board the open-top double-decker bu and enjoy commentary as you drive through the city. The buses are equipped with retractable roofs to protect you from poor weather conditions and there is complimentary Wi-Fi on board.Visit the Vasa Museum Old Town the Royal Palace the Abba Museum City Hall
From SEK300.00

Gamla Stan (The Old Town) Tips (13)

Riksdagshuset - the Parliament

The parliament of Sweden, named Riksdag, has its own island between Gamla Stan and the city. The parliament building was erected in the early 19th century in neorenaissance style. The models were...
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Kathrin_E
Oct 07, 2014

Smallest sculpture in Sweden?

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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brazwhazz
Dec 14, 2011

Gamla Stan

A walk around narrow old streets of Gamla Stan is pleasant at any time. However streets are overflown by people in the afternoon. This part of Stockholm gets special charm in the evening when streets...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Oct 05, 2006

Tyskakyrkan

German merchants constructed Tyskakyrkan church in the XVII century on their own money. In the middle of the XIX century the church underwent to significant alteration: there was a belltower with...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Oct 04, 2006

Just before you get to Gamla Stan

From the city centre, as you cross a bridge to Gamla Stan, you'll come across this hand in the harbor. I have no idea of its significance or if it's there now. It caught my attention though.Wow, it...
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mydreamquest
Oct 18, 2004

Dare to leave the tourist streets

Instead of just check areas where all other tourists are going in Gamla Stan you leave the crowded streets and sneak in on some narrow alley. You will be surprised how soon all street noises and all...
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vec
Sep 28, 2003

No visit to Stockholm is...

No visit to Stockholm is complete without a visit to Gamla Stan. This is one of the oldest parts of Stockholm, and this is where I stayed. The streets are all narrow, twisty and cobblestoned.An...
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Judd
Aug 26, 2002

This is not EXACTLY off the...

This is not EXACTLY off the beaten path...it is something most people look for but may not be able to find: the tiniest medieval street in the world. It is a meter wide. Look for it in Gamla Stan....
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telsoar
Aug 24, 2002

Enjoy galleries in Gamla Stan

When you walk through Stockholm's old town don't miss the chance to enjoy galleries with beautiful fine arts.
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penny_g
Apr 19, 2011

Old Town Centre

Take a walk in the Old Town Centre (Gamla Stan) and admire the narrow alleys, the old houses and churches.
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Leipzig
Mar 06, 2004

The old time police in Gamla Stan

During the summer you might meet an old time police patrolling the old town, Gamla Stan. But don't try to mess with him, it's a real police even if the uniform isn't the latest fashion.
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vec
Nov 08, 2003

I found this little street by...

I found this little street by accident and was almost passing by but my attention was caught by the mirrors on the shutters - I have never seen anything like this before!
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satara
Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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"Wonderful Stockholm"
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"STOCKHOLM"
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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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