Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden

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About Stockholm

About Stockholm

Magnificent Sweden Capital

Breathtaking Stockholm is a true example of Scandinavian design: its simple but functional character peacefully coexists with the city's youthful spirits and resonating energy. It is the best place to indulge in the country's very essence.

You'll be surprised but most tours in Stockholm can be experienced without transportation. Despite being a capital city, Stockholm is small enough for you to visit all the interesting spots on foot or by effective public transport. Without a doubt, one of the city's main advantages when on tour in Stockholm.

If it is easy to get around Stockholm without public transport, it doesn't mean you shouldn't try it! Another Stockholm's famous feature is the city's metro. Sweden's capital has a trick up its sleeve: considered to be the world's largest underground art museum, Stockholm metro amazes with its jaw-dropping station arrangements. Take a ride and see for yourself!

For those of you who love to feel historical vibes of the old Europe, The Stockholm Old Town is your getaway to the past. Stroll down its cobblestone streets and cramped alleys, exploring old buildings and more than 700 years of the city's history. Additionally, If shopping is on your list, you came to the right place! There are a lot of different stores around the city: from lovely vintage shops and Scandinavian design stores to the famous H&M. While shopping, you can have a coffee break or, how locals call it, "fika". But here in Sweden, people attach more importance to your usual refreshment break. "Fika" is a sort of cultural feature and a great opportunity to meet with friends sharing a cup of hot coffee. Luckily, Stockholm houses a great number of different cafes.

Stockholm wouldn't be Stockholm without boat tours. It is hardly a surprise as the city is situated on the waterfront. Stockholm boat trip is a nice chance to discover numerous small islands beyond the city. Besides, if you feel daredevil, you can swim in Stockholm waterways, right in the city center!

Stockholm boasts beautiful Royal Palace Drottningholm and Skogskyrkogården which you can enter as they are open to the public. Both of these places are part of the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. And, of course, don't forget to take a glance at the Stockholm Cathedral, the City Hall, and the famous Royal Opera House.

Best Things to Do While in Stockholm

  • Stroll through the immersive Stockholm Old Town
  • Discover Stockholm archipelago on boat tour
  • Visit numerous inspiring museums
  • Indulge in Swedish cultural life taking "fika"

 

Numerous museums are perfect for cultural and historical experience and help to get the feel of the country better. Discover the ABBA Museum, The Swedish History Museum, the Skansen Museum, and the Vasa Museum.

Finally, when the city center is explored, it is time to discover its surroundings. Rent a bike and explore the city’s nature on the outskirts. This city with a history of more than 700 years awaits for you to reveal its secrets!

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