Sights & Attractions in Stockholm

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Name Category Location
 
Gröna Lund Tivoli
Smaller than Copenhagen's Tivoli or Göteborg's Liseberg, this...
Amusement Parks Djurgården and Skansen
 
Historiska Museet
Viking treasures and the Gold Room are the main draw at this...
Museums / Galleries Östermalm
 
Hötorget
Once the city's hay market, this is now a popular gathering place...
Markets / Bazaars Norrmalm
 
Junibacken
In this storybook house you travel in small carriages through...
Amusement Parks Djurgården and Skansen
 
Kulturhuset
Since it opened in 1974, architect Peter Celsing's cultural center...
Arts / Performance Venues Norrmalm
 
Kungliga Slottet
Designed by Nicodemus Tessin, the Royal Palace was completed...
Castles / Palaces Gamla Stan and Skeppsholmen
 
Kungsträdgården
Once the Royal kitchen garden, this is now Stockholm's smallest...
Squares Norrmalm
 
Moderna Museet
The museum's excellent collection includes works by Picasso...
Museums / Galleries Gamla Stan and Skeppsholmen
 
Nationalmuseum
Allow at least an hour if you want to see most of the paintings...
Museums / Galleries Gamla Stan and Skeppsholmen
 
Nobelmuseet
The Swedish Academy meets at Börshuset (the Stock Exchange) every...
Museums / Galleries Gamla Stan and Skeppsholmen
 
Nordiska Museet
Inside an imposing late-Victorian structure, the Nordic Museum...
Museums / Galleries Djurgården and Skansen
 
Operan
Stockholm's baroque Opera House is almost more famous for its...
Arts / Performance Venues Gamla Stan and Skeppsholmen
 
Östermalmstorg
The market square and its neighboring streets represent old...
Squares Östermalm
 
Riddarholmskyrkan
Dating from 1270, the Grey Friars monastery is the second-oldest...
Religious Sites Gamla Stan and Skeppsholmen
 
Riksdagshuset
When in session, the Swedish Parliament meets in this 1904 building...
Government Buildings Gamla Stan and Skeppsholmen
 
Rosendals Trädgården
This gorgeous slice of greenery is a perfect place to spend a...
Gardens / Arboretums Djurgården and Skansen
 
Skansen
The world's first open-air museum, Skansen was founded in 1891...
Museums / Galleries Djurgården and Skansen
 
Stadshuset
The architect Ragnar Östberg, one of the founders of the National...
Government Buildings Norrmalm
 
Stockholms Stadsbiblioteket
The Stockholm City Library is among the most captivating buildings...
Libraries Norrmalm
 
Stortorget
Here in 1520 the Danish king Christian II ordered a massacre...
Squares Gamla Stan and Skeppsholmen
 
Strindbergsmuseet Blå Tornet
Hidden away over a bookstore, this museum is dedicated to Sweden's...
Museums / Galleries Norrmalm
 
Vasamuseet
The warship Vasa sank 10 minutes into its maiden voyage in 1628...
Museums / Galleries Djurgården and Skansen
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