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Your Gamla Stan walking tour starts at Stortorget, Stockholm’s original town square, where you meet your guide and group.

Pass German-style buildings and cobbled streets, as you follow your guide on foot through Gamla Stan. Walk through one of the city’s narrowest streets and stop at one of its smallest statues, Jarnpojke. Learn about the history of Gamla Stan during medieval days and the story of St. George and the dragon, a popular Stockholm legend.

This guided tour also takes you to the Royal Palace (Kungliga Slottet) to admire the Italian baroque architecture.

End your tour back at Stortorget.
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Stockholm Old Town
Royal Palace
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This Gamla Stan walking tour takes you to discover the ancient history of Stockholm’s Old Town, where the city was founded. Follow your guide through one of Sweden’s narrowest alleyways and hear stories about the neighborhood during medieval times. It’s ideal for travelers who want a quick introduction to Stockholm’s history and central neighborhood.
  • Walk through Gamla Stan on this guided walking tour
  • Get quickly oriented in the center of Stockholm
  • Make a wish at the statue of Jarnpojken and more
  • Hear historical facts from a guide you might not learn otherwise
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Gamla Stan Walking Tour

My husband and I were delighted with this tour of Gamla Stan. If you love history take this tour. It really sets the stage for your visit to Stockholm and Sweden. Sean was our guide and he is an excellent interpreter of Swedish history, culture...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent way to spend the afternoon

Katrina is a wonderful guide and passionately manages to bring the history to life with stories, a helpful attitude and caring nature. A lovely tour and well,worth doing. The walking is not very difficult with frequent stops.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wonderful tour of Gamla Stan

Sean guided us trough Gamla Stan. We had a wonderful visit. He is very knowledgeable and we learned a lot about this beautiful part of Stockholm. I strongly recommend this tour.More

Thank LisetteB245
Katrina G, HR Administrator at OURWAY Tours in Stockholm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Lisette B! Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback and kind words about Sean, we really appreciate it! We are glad you enjoyed your tour and hope you had a nice stay in Stockholm. Welcome back in any of our 3...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Interesting Tour Excellent Guide

Our guide Marc was everything we could ask for in a tour guide. He really knew his facts about the area and its history. But the best part was all his anecdotes about contemporary Swedish culture.More

Thank Ed K
Katrina G, HR Administrator at OURWAY Tours in Stockholm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ed K! We're so happy to hear that you joined us on a tour in Stockholm and that you were happy with your tour with Marc! Thank you for your kind words about him! We hope you will come back to visit us sometime...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Fun tour in an amazing district

I joined one of the free walking tours of Gamla Stan on a Sunday noon. Our guide was a fun and chilled guy who was originally from Croatia but knew everything about the history of Sweden. He took us to different parts of Gamla Stan...More

Thank Ali S
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