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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
 
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

Gamla Stan - The Old Town Tips (188)

EVERT TAUBE

I wondered who Evert Taube was, he had a statue, so he must have been important!Evert Taube was a Swedish musical composer and author, born in 1890 and lived until 1976, living most of his life in...
balhannah
Feb 04, 2012

NARROWEST ALLEY IN THE OLD TOWN

The narrowest alley in the Old Town is Marten Trotzig's, a narrow step alley. I followed some people through it and took a photo, which really shows how narrow it is!The width of the 36 steps tapers...
balhannah
Feb 04, 2012

THE BACKWARD STATUE

"The love of my people is my award," was the motto of King Karl XIV Johan who was King of Sweden and Norway from 1818.I looked at the Statue of the King, pointing at something while sitting astride...
balhannah
Feb 04, 2012

Picture perfect

In my opinion, the most beautiful place on Gamla stan is the photogenic Stortorget.On its north side, it is flanked by the former Stock Exchange Building (Börshuset), which is now home to the Nobel...
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brazwhazz
Dec 14, 2011

Stortorget

Stortorget is a small square right in heart of the Gamla Stan. It was once the site of the Stockholm bloodbath, a famous event in the cities history. Nowadays it is home to the cities stock exchange....
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hevbell
Oct 09, 2011

Gamla Stan

Getting away from Vasterlanggatan leads you to some quieter and really pretty side streets. I just loved the cobbled streets and the colour of buildings ranging from ochre through yellow and orange ...
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hevbell
Oct 09, 2011

Gamla Stan - Old Town

Stockholm's Gamla Stan is the perhaps the best part of Stockholm. It was established in the 1300's and has preserved the old Stockholm's athmosphere. Here is the right place for you to buy souvenirs...
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penny_g
Apr 19, 2011

The square in old town

Stockholm's old town is charming - every corner is so interesting - squares, statues, narrow streets. Especially I liked architecture of old town, because it is very different from Vilnius old town....
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Raimix
Mar 04, 2011

Old town

This is the most popular part of Stockholm, the old town from 13th century. Gamla stan consists of medieval alleyways, narrow streets and archaic architecture. It is consists primarily of the island...
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ruki
Dec 06, 2010

Stortorget

Stortorget is Gamla Stans main plaza and probably the oldest square. This square is full of charming cafes and there is also located Nobel Museum, Stock Exchange Building and the Nobel Library. The...
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ruki
Dec 03, 2010

Old Town

The heart of Stockholm, where time seems to be standing still (if you keep away from the main streets).Stretching between the parliament, the royal palace, the cathedral and the German church, there's...
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jorgec25
Aug 13, 2010

cool spot

Gamla Stan is one of my (many) fave parts of the city.The two main streets are often crowded with tourists (and the merchants who pander to them), but, as you'll see from the photos, you can escape...
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iaint
Jun 15, 2010
 
 
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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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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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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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