Country : Sweden
Currency : Krona (SEK)
Language : Swedish
City: 847 073 (2010)
Metro: 2 091 473 (2011)
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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closeStockholm, the largest city in Scandinavia, has a surprisingly large number of interesting sights, with plenty of palaces and monuments that are reminiscent of a time when the Swedish empire was one of Europe's largest powers.
The city is defined by its location on a large archipelago, and it is spread over 14 islands. The abundance of water and the many riverboats have given Stockholm the name 'Venice of the North'.
Random Stockholm Highlights
Dramaten, Stockholm
Dramaten, or Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern in full, is the Royal Dramatic Theater of Stockholm. Richly decorated with statues and wall paintings, it is one of the most magnificent buildings in Stockholm.
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
The largest art museum in Sweden has a collection of paintings, sculptures and applied art that spans almost 500 years. It is housed in a beautiful building inspired by Italian Renaissance palaces.
Strandvägen, Stockholm
Stockholm's most impressive boulevard is lined with grand, monumental buildings that were designed during the 19th century by some of the best architects of the time.
Sergels Torg, Stockholm
Sergels Torg is a large square created in the 20th century as part of a city renewal project. At the center of a large fountain stands the Kristallvertikalaccent, a tall glass obelisk.

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Arlanda Airport Shared Departure Transfer, Stockholm
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City Sightseeing Stockholm Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, Stockholm
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