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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 (10)

Old town = expensive town

In Old town is everything more expensive then the rest of the city because all the tourist go there. Check prices in a few stores, there are a lot of shops along Västerlånggatan. Go to Drottninggatan...
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Jul 29, 2008


The touristy street of the Old Town. Crowdy and filled of tasteless shops selling junk and restaurants catering tourists only. The SF book shop in no 48 is the best of its kind in Sth....
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Sep 27, 2004

Västerlangatan in Gamla Stan,...

Västerlangatan in Gamla Stan, the oldest part of Stockholm. It is the main street of this small area, and usually crowded with tourist. Take the first alley left or right to get away from the crowds...
Jul 25, 2004

Gamla Stan, the old town, is...

Gamla Stan, the old town, is definitely a must-see thing in Stockholm. At the same time, it is also a tourist trap. Why? Mainly because of all the commerce here. All the shops that sell crap, frankly,...
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Jun 12, 2003

No real tourist traps ... but...

No real tourist traps ... but lots of expensive tourist shops in Gamla Stan and in the street from T-Centralen to Gamla Stan (Riksgatan) Don't spend to much time in each one, it's always the same...
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Sep 12, 2002

Gamla Stan

Gamla Stan, it is the Old Town very nice to visit BUT most of the Restaurants and Shops are expensive because of all the tourists. Walk around and enjoy the scenery but rather shop at Hötorget there...
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Sep 03, 2002

You will not find lots of...

You will not find lots of tourists even in high season, so you will be able to experience the real life of Stockholmans without too much interference from visitors. This is a view of Stortorget, the...
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Aug 26, 2002

I think the biggest tourist...

I think the biggest tourist trap in Sweden must be Gamla Stan. Especially the restaurants is very expensive.
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Aug 26, 2002

Perhaps because it is such a...

Perhaps because it is such a nice place, Gamla Stan tends to get crowded with tourists in the summer time.
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Aug 26, 2002

Gamla Stan - the shopping in...

Gamla Stan - the shopping in this area is targetted towards the hoards of tourists - with tourist prices. Shop around. Or just window-shop...
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Aug 25, 2002
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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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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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