TOP 10 Stockholm
What to see in Stockholm: 10 places you can't miss
If you are only in Stockholm for a short time or for the first time, you should definitely have a look at this list of the top 10 sights. Here we have briefly summarized what you should not miss in Stockholm.
The most visited museum in Scandinavia
The Vasa Museum (Swedish: Vasamuseet), located on the island of Djurgården, exhibits the Vasa, the world’s only preserved 17th century ship. The Vasa Museum is one of Stockholm’s most outstanding tourist attractions and the most visited museum in …
The oldest open-air museum in the world
The “living museum” Skansen is an open-air museum, animal park and popular destination on the island Djurgården in the center of Stockholm. Approximately 150 buildings from all regions of Sweden have been gathered here, in which traditional Swedish customs are shown …
The medieval old town of Stockholm
The Gamla Stan district is the historic centre of Stockholm. The beautiful old town, surrounded by water, is by far the city’s most important attraction with its winding medieval streets, pastel-coloured houses, the royal castle and magnificent churches and palaces.
The residence of the King of Sweden
Drottningholm Castle, located on an island in the Mälaren, is not only the residence of the Swedish king but also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But not only the castle itself is a sight, but also the extensive park with …
Stockholm City Hall and Landmark
Built between 1911 and 1923 in the style of Swedish national romanticism, Stadshuset is one of Sweden’s most famous and memorable buildings. In addition to its function as the seat of the city government, Stockholm’s City Hall attracts international attention every year, especially because the banquet on the occasion of the awarding …
One of the most important baroque buildings in Scandinavia
Stockholm Castle is located on the island of Stadsholmen in the old centre of Stockolm, in the district of Gamla Stan. It was …
Sweden’s oldest amusement park
Gröna Lund amusement park has been around since 1883, when the main attraction was a horse-powered carousel, but today’s attractions are a bit more spectacular. There are several roller coasters, a freefall tower and much more.
More than 20,000 islands off the coast of Stockholm
If you travel just a short distance by boat from Stockholm towards the Baltic Sea, you suddenly find yourself in a completely different world: the Stockholm Archipelago. The archipelago that separates Stockholm from the open sea consists of more than 24.000 islands. It is the “summer paradise” of the Stockholmers, who …