Stockholm Travel Guide
Sweden’s fabulous capital of Stockholm sits on a beautifully serene collection of islands crammed with attractions. Rightly described as one of the most beautiful cities in the world and a haven for walkers, highlights include the network of medieval streets in the Old Town, the majestic sight of the opulent and the stunning Drottningholm Court Theater. The nightlife in the many trendy bars and cafes is excellent; sink a few cripplingly expensive beers and then devour some meatballs and mash on your way home.
Regularly and rightly described as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, the Swedish capital of Stockholm is jam-packed with fabulous walks and impressive architecture among its network of nearly 100,000 islands. Scenically delightful, nestled on the east coast of Sweden in crystal clear Baltic waters, the stunning ancient buildings are pleasantly complemented by the modern structures.
The fabulous Old Town and its winding streets are the perfect place for a stroll and architectural highlights in the area include the Museum of Medieval Stockholm, the Swedish Parliament, the Great Square and the majestic Royal Palace. Make sure you take advantage of the super-trendy nightlife where you can enjoy a fabulous night out whatever your taste (albeit for the price of small house).
The Old Town (Gamla Stan): beautiful winding streets and stunning buildings all over the shop make this one of the top strolling spots worldwide.
The Great Square: soak up the blood-thirsty atmosphere in the place where 82 Swedish nobles were beheaded in one gory day in 1520.
The Royal Palace: this monstrous masterpiece is the largest functioning royal palace in the world.
Drottningholm Palace: a majestic structure that features a Chinese pavilion and a genteel Baroque style garden.
Skansen: the oldest open air museum in the world is Stockholm’s most visited attraction and has masses of exhibitions about Swedish abodes through the ages.
Stureplan: the area where the city comes to life at night is full of trendy bars.
Drottningholm Court Theater: this intriguing 18th century theater functions today using the same equipment and stage design they used when it first opened.