stockholm
Country : Sweden
Currency : Krona (SEK)
Language : Swedish
Population
City: 847 073 (2010)
Metro: 2 091 473 (2011)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
Stockholm
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
Riddarhuset, Stockholm
Riddarhuset was built in the 17th century at the old town as the main meeting place for the nobility, hence its name, which can be loosely translated as House of the Nobility.
Riksdagshuset, Stockholm
The Riksdagshuset is the Parliament Building of Sweden. It was built at the turn of the 20th century at Helgeandsholmen, a small island at the Old Town of Stockholm.
King's Garden, Stockholm
Kungsträdgården (King's Garden), the oldest park in Stockholm, is often the site of festivities. Two statues of kings overlook the park - the war-king Charles XII and the 'weak' Charles XIII.
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.

Random Stockholm Tours & Activities
Stockholm Highlights for Foodies, Stockholm
  • Average Rating:3.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$83.25
Segway Tour of Stockholm, Stockholm
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$59.99
Skavsta Airport Shared Departure Transfer, Stockholm
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$20.90



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