Venice of the North
The balance of history and nature are signatures of this welcoming city in the land of the midnight sun. Whether you are exploring the exquisite architecture of 13th century cathedrals in Old Town or admiring the paintings, mosaics and sculptures of the artfully decorated metro stations, there is something for everyone in Stockholm.
Don’t forget to enjoy a traditional meal of Swedish meatballs with gravy and boiled potatoes with a side of lingonberry jam during your visit to one of the cleanest metropolitan areas in the world.
Explore Old Town Stockholm at Gamla Stan
Visit the city’s oldest area and step back in time to medieval streets and old buildings, some from as far back as the 13th century. You can easily spend a couple hours here viewing old mansions and p... See more
A top attraction in the city, this museum exhibits the Vasa ship which was once the most powerful warship in the Baltic. It sank in Stockholm, during its maiden voyage in 1628. Vasa was commissioned... See more
Want to see a different side of Stockholm, climb some stairs and head up to the rooftops. This activity is a unique combination of climbing and sightseeing for people not afraid of heights.
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Royal Palace of Stockholm
This royal residence was built on the site of Tre Kronor castle after the castle was destroyed by fire in 1697. It is the official residence of the King of Sweden and is the setting for the majority ... See more
Color by Numbers
There are many cities with color changing lights on towers and buildings but the Color by Numbers is the only one in the world that can be changed by anyone using a phone. Installed in 2006, this pe... See more
A popular attraction, the glass gondola travels up one side and down the other side of the exterior of the Ericsson Globe, the world’s largest spherical building. Before entering the gondola, you wi... See more
ABBA: The Museum
This musical group formed in Stockholm and created the name ABBA from the first letters of their first names: Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny and Anni-Frid. These two married couples became one of the world’... See more
Explore a Nuclear Reactor
From 1954 to 1970, R1 was Sweden’s first operational nuclear reactor. Now, you won’t need protective gear to explore the inside of R1. It has been repurposed into KTH R1 Experimental Performance Spa... See more
Skansen Open Air Museum
The world’s oldest folk museum is at Skansen. This is a great spot for families and people of all ages to visit. It features an open air museum that encapsulates Swedish architecture throughout hist... See more