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.
Gamla Stan, Stockholm
Gamla Stan is the Old Town of Stockholm. The area, with its picturesque squares and cobblestone alleys is a favorite with visitors. Many of Stockholm's top sights can be found here.
Royal Opera House, Stockholm
The Kungliga Operan, Stockholm's Royal Opera House was built a the end of the 19th century at the site of an earlier opera house which, in 1792 was the site of the assassination of the 'theater king', Gustav III.
Stadshuset, Stockholm
Stockholm's city hall is one of Sweden's most important 20th century buildings. It has a magnificent interior; its Golden Hall is decorated with gilded Byzantine mosaics.

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Skavsta Airport Shared Departure Transfer, Stockholm
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  • Duration: 90 minutes
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Arlanda Airport Shared Arrival Transfer, Stockholm
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