Often called the “Venice of the North”, Stockholm is located on a number of islands and peninsulas at the outflow of Lake Mälar in the Baltic, which here forms a deep inlet.
The charm of its environment lies in the mixture of land and water – the cliffs that border the coast, the cliffs rising from the sea, the intricate pattern of waterways that surrounds the city. World-class museums, theatres, galleries and parks await you and travelling around couldn’t be easier. The excellent underground railway system, the Tunnelbana (T-bana), takes you almost anywhere in the city.
These are the tourist attractions in Stockholm and things to do in Stockholm:
Gamla Stan (Old Town):
Dating back to the 1200s and full of must-see attractions, attractions, cafés, authentic restaurants and boutiques, the Gamla Stan area (Old Town) is a living museum that breathes fully.
Skansen Open-Air Museum:
The oldest open-air museum in the world, Skansen, on the island of Djurgården, is a wonderful attraction for families, especially those with small children. Not only will you be treated to an authentic taste of Sweden as it used to be, but also to the wonderful Skansen Aquarium and the Children’s Zoo. More than 150 different buildings and houses have been collected from all over the country and reassembled here. On display are distinct city districts, including manor houses, a bakery, the beautiful Seglorawooden church, and a ceramic, all brought to life as a staff in costume.
The town hall (Stadshuset):
Nestled on the seashore and topped by three golden crowns, the town hall is one of Stockholm’s most iconic buildings and the protagonist of countless images and postcards of the city. Dating back to 1923, the room opened on the Swedish one with midsummer dates. Inside there are meeting rooms, offices, works of art and machinery of civil democracy.
The sea flows through Stockholm’s arteries, and during the summer months, the city is literally flooded with boats of all shapes and sizes. a lot of city dwellers possess summer houses on the islands of the skärgården (archipelago) and spend, if not the entire summer there, then most weekends
Royal National City Park:
The right to wander (allemansrätten) is an indelible part of the Swedish psyche. The Royal National City Park is a green space 27 kilometers long and 27 square kilometres that surrounds and winds its way through Stockholm and includes three royal parks: Djurgården, Haga, and Ulriksdal. This, the first national urban park in the world, is the place where tourists and locals flock to relax.
Stockholm by night: For a carefree aesthetic in the city, consider The Original Stockholm Ghost Walk and Historical Tour, a two-hour lantern tour of the city, where you will hear ghostly stories about spirits, vampires, myths and mysteries as you walk The medieval streets of Gamla Stan.
Day trip:If the Viking and medieval history of Sweden excites you, the half-day tour of Viking history is a must. Along the way, you’ll see rune stones in Taby; discover ancient inscriptions in Granby; and stroll through the medieval streets of Sweden’s oldest city, Sigtuna.
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