The city is vibrant, with adventures in every corner: on the streets, on stages, in museums and parks. Every week there are various exhibitions, various awards, movies and shows, events of different sizes start one after another. Regardless of everyone’s preferences and interests, there is always something to experience in the Swedish capital:

 

  • Riddarholm Church: does not belong to any congregation, but has become a memorial church that keeps the remains of many prominent figures.
  • Kaknas TV Tower: It is located in an area that has been known since 1995 as Ekoparken, which is the first national urban park in the world. At the corner of the tower is located an amusement park for children.
  • Stockholm City Hall – Stadshuset in Swedish: It is the place where the Nobel Prize banquet is held every year. The building was built in the national romantic style and finished in 1923.
  • Royal Palace – Kungliga Slotted: It is used as a residence and as a work while being accessible to members of the public. The king opens another room to the public almost every year, thus making it unique among the palaces.
  • Old Town – Gamla Stan: Stockholm’s authenticity is in all its forms: from the incredibly narrow cobblestone streets at the not found atmosphere in other world cities. If you plan to visit Stockholm from one end to another, you should give the Old City at least an hour or two. Anyway, you won’t get tired.
  • Ericsson Globe: Is the world’s largest spherical building, situated in the south of Stockholm. The horizon is visible from great distances, because it has a diameter of 110 meters and a height of 85 meters.
  • Grona Lund Park: If you visit Stockholm in the summer, you should not miss Grona Lund – the most famous amusement park in Stockholm that attracts both tourists and Swedes.
  • Stockholm Cathedral – Storkyrkan in Swedish: It is the oldest church from the old city, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • Stockholm Public Library – Stockholms Stadsbiblioteket in Swedish: It was built in 1928, by Erik Gunnar Asplund architect plans. Inside, the engine room is very spectacular, with three floors of books arranged on shelves circular wall.
  • Stockholm Archipelago – Stockholm skärgård in Swedish: Is one of the most spectacular groups of islands in the world.

 

Today, Stockholm includes several peninsulas and 14 islands, connected by a network of bridges and canals. It is one of European cities full of parks, squares and wide avenues, a classic example of northern architecture combined with modern trends and needs, without losing the charm of the past.

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