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Stockholm Sights

Riksdagshuset (Parliament Building)

  • Riksg. 3A Map It
  • Gamla Stan
  • Government Building

Updated 11/14/2013

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When in session, the Swedish Parliament meets in this 1904 building. Above the entrance, the architect placed sculptures of a peasant, a burgher, a clergyman, and a nobleman. Take a tour of the building not only to learn about Swedish government but also to see the art within. In the former First Chamber are murals by Otte Sköld illustrating different periods in the history of Stockholm, and in the current First Chamber a massive tapestry by Elisabet Hasselberg Olsson,

Memory of a Landscape, hangs above the podium. Call ahead to make reservations for a tour.

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Riksg. 3A, Stockholm, 111 28, Sweden

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tours in English late June–late Aug., weekdays noon, 1, 2 and 3; Oct.–early June, weekends 1:30.

Updated 11/14/2013


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