Stockholm Attractions

  • Gamla Stan
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    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. Read more...
  • Royal Palace
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    Kungliga Slottet, Stockholm's Royal Palace, is a large Baroque palace built in the early 18th century at Gamla Stan. Every day during summertime crowds gather here to watch the Changing of the Guards. Read more...
  • Vasa Museum
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    The Vasa, a historic warship decorated with hundreds of statues, sank on its maiden voyage in 1628. It was salvaged in the mid 20th century and is now displayed in its own purpose-built museum. Read more...
  • Drottningholm Palace
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    Drottningholm Palace is the official residence of Sweden's royal family. Built at the end of the 17th century in a Baroque style, it was one of the most magnificent palaces of its time. Read more...
  • Stadshuset
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    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. Read more...
  • Stortorget
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    Stortorget is the main square of Gamla Stan, Stockholm's old town. It is the most famous square in Stockholm thanks to the pleasant atmosphere and beautiful surrounding buildings. Read more...
  • Storkyrkan
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    The cathedral of Stockholm, better known as the Storkyrkan or Great Church has a Gothic interior dating back to the 15th century. Inside is a unique wooden statue of St. George and the Dragon. Read more...
  • Sergels Torg
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    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. Read more...
  • Riksdagshuset
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    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. Read more...
  • Nationalmuseum
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    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. Read more...
  • Stadsbiblioteket
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    Stockholm's municipal library, the Stadsbiblioteket, is housed in one of Sweden's most important 20th century buildings. Its signature cyclindrical tower houses the library's main hall. Read more...
  • Globe Arena
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    Without any doubt the Globe Arena is one of Stockholm's most spectacular buildings. Glass gondolas bring visitors to the top of the arena, where they can enjoy a 360 degree view over Stockholm. Read more...
  • Tyska Kyrkan
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    During the Middle Ages German merchants of the Hanseatic League dominated trade in the city of Stockholm. The Tyska Kyrkan - German Church - is the most important reminder of their former influence. Read more...
  • Strandvägen
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    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. Read more...
  • Skansen
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    Skansen is the world's oldest open air museum. It showcases the way people lived before the Industrial Revolution with historical buildings, period rooms and guides in traditional costumes. Read more...
  • Nordic Museum
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    The Nordiska Museet (Nordic Museum) was founded in the 19th century to preserve Sweden's culture and folk art. Its collection is displayed in a monumental building on Djurgården island. Read more...
  • Riddarhuset
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    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. Read more...
  • Royal Opera House
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    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. Read more...
  • Ostermalmshallen
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    Foodies will not want to miss the Östermalmshallen, a large covered market hall with delicatessen and restaurants set in a beautiful 19th century decor. Read more...
  • Djurgården Bridge
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    Djurgårdsbron is the most beautiful bridge in Stockholm. It is decorated with statues that depict Nordic deities. The bridge was built at the occasion of the Arts and Craft Exhibition of 1897, held at the Djurgården island. Read more...
  • Dramaten
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    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. Read more...
  • King's Garden
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    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. Read more...
  • Historiska Museet
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    This Historiska Museet traces the history of Sweden from prehistoric times to the 16th century. Highlights include the Vikings displays, the Prehistoric Gallery and the Gold Room. Read more...
  • ABBA The Museum
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    Sweden's most famous band is celebrated in the ABBA museum, which opened in 2013 near the center of Stockholm. The museum invites visitors to sing and dance as the fifth member of the band. Read more...
  • Konserthuset
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    Stockholm's main concert hall was built in the early 20th century in a neoclassical style. Its main hall has a seating capacity of over 1700 people. In front of the concert hall stands the Orpheusfountain. Read more...
  • Royal Armory
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    The Livrustkammaren or Royal Armory, displays armor, state coaches and clothes, often linked to events in Sweden's history, such as the costume Gustav III wore the night of his assassination. Read more...
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