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Ulrikdals Slott

Ulrikdals Slott

This 17th-century royal castle is situated on the banks of Edviken Lake in the National City Park in Stockholm and was home to King Gustaf VI Adolf and his family until 1973. Many parts of the building are open to the public including... Read More

The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace

Designed by Nicedemus Tessin, The Royal palace is the official residence of the Swedish royal family since 1754. Its seven floors and more than 600 rooms are used for representation, offices and administration as well as the family’s... Read More

The Ericsson Globe – SkyView

The Ericsson Globe – SkyView

Get on top of the largest spherical building in the world in a glass gondola. The winding journey along the tracks on the exterior of the building takes you 130m above sea level for a spectacular view over Stockholm. Read More

The Chinese Pavilion

The Chinese Pavilion

Located in Hagaparken, the partially public park in which Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel Westling have their home, this Chinese-inspired royal pavilion was built in 1787 under King Gustav III after drawings by Louis Jean Desprez.... Read More

The City Hall

The City Hall

The City Hall, designed by Ragnar Östberg and opened in 1923, is a famous example of romanticism in architecture and an often-pictured silhouette on the Stockholm skyline. It features the national coat of arms – the golden three... Read More

Storkyrkan (The Great Church)

Storkyrkan (The Great Church)

In Gamla Stan, between the Royal Palace and the Nobel Museum, in the very heart of medieval Stockholm, you’ll find this large cathedral, known locally as Storkyrkan – The Great Church. Built in 1279, it’s the oldest building in... Read More

Stockholm Waterfront

Stockholm Waterfront

Interested in modern Scandinavian architecture? The recently completed conference centre Stockholm Waterfront was designed by White architects and completed in 2010. Just like the City Hall located next to it was accused of being too... Read More

Stockholm Public Library

Stockholm Public Library

The Stockholm Public Library is an icon of modern architecture and one of the most famous examples of Swedish 1920s classicism, the style known as Swedish Grace. It was designed by Gunnar Asplund and opened in 1928 and has over 700,000... Read More

Skogskyrkogården (The Woodland Cemetery)

Skogskyrkogården (The Woodland Cemetery)

A UNESCO world heritage site, many well-known architects have made a contribution to this cemetery and its design reflects the development of architecture from national romantic style to mature functionalism. The outdoor spaces are open... Read More

Rosendals Trädgård

Rosendals Trädgård

In the gardens of Rosendal, a wide range of fruit, vegetables and flowers are bio-dynamically grown. Pop into the shop for stylish gardening tools, organic muesli and freshly baked bread, sit down in the greenhouse for coffee or take a... Read More

Roof top hiking

Roof top hiking

Ever wondered what Stockholm looks like from above? A unique combination of climbing and sightseeing, the roof top hike lets you mount a number of buildings, safe and securely fastened, to peer over the roof tops and down on the city... Read More

Millesgården

Millesgården

Carl Milles (1875-1955) was a stone sculptor and art professor and Millesgården was his and his wife’s home. Now it’s an art museum and sculpture park in beautiful surroundings, mainly showing works in stone from the early 1900s.... Read More

Kaknästornet

Kaknästornet

The lift at Kaknästornet, a TV and radio tower built in 1967, takes you to the 30th floor in 30 seconds. Get lunch or a coffee at the highest located restaurant in town and enjoy the stunning view. Read More

Hammarbybacken

Hammarbybacken

Go skiing in central town! With four slopes and two lifts, a kids area and a playground, ski rental, instructors, a restaurant and an after ski, Hammarbybacken is a fully fledged ski resort and a great place for a day of outdoor fun.... Read More

Hallwylska Museet (The Hallwyl Collection)

Hallwylska Museet (The Hallwyl Collection)

Hallwyl House was build for Count Walther von Hallwyl and his wife Wilhelmina in the late 20th Century to accommodate the Count’s office and his wife’s art collection. With preserved interiors and more than 50,000 of her objects... Read More

Gamla Stan (The Old Town)

Gamla Stan (The Old Town)

Gamla Stan is the historic city centre. While packed with tourists it’s well worth a visit for its winding cobblestone streets, cozy cafés, bars and restaurants. Read More

Fjärilshuset (The Butterfly House)

Fjärilshuset (The Butterfly House)

Pop into this humid rainforest in the middle of Hagaparken (public park) and walk among the waterfalls and lush vegetation to spot over 700 butterflies in different sizes and colours living here Read More

Djurgården

Djurgården

The former royal hunting grounds on the island Djurgården now host a large number of restaurants, cafés, bars and museums. Only minutes away from the city pulse, this is an oasis of calm where you can walk along the water and sit down... Read More

Boat sightseeing

Boat sightseeing

Discover Stockholm by boat through a sightseeing tour, a tour of the archipelago or a brunch, lunch or dining cruise. Most boats depart from Strandvägen several times a day and tickets can be bought at the dock. Check the website for... Read More

Bergianska Trädgården (Bergius Botanic Gardens)

Bergianska Trädgården (Bergius Botanic Gardens)

The botanic garden was founded through donation in 1791 and has a scenic location by Brunnsviken lake in the north of Stockholm. The garden has thousands of fruits, flowers and other vegetation from all over the world, as well as a... Read More


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