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Stockholm Old Town

Stockholm, Sweden
+46 8 411 11 88
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“narrow streets” (523 reviews)
“gamla stan” (1,456 reviews)
“souvenir shops” (295 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Stockholm, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
+46 8 411 11 88
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Reviewed yesterday

Gamla Stan is one medieval city center, and one of the attractions in Stockholm. This is where Stockholm was founded in 1252. All of Gamla Stan and the adjacent island of Riddarholmen are like a living pedestrian-friendly museum full of sights, attractions, restaurants, cafés, bars...More

Thank Smile072013
Reviewed yesterday

This UNESCO World Heritage site is filled with historical charm along cobble stone streets. Ignore the cheap souvenir shops and seek out the shops of local artists. Enjoy some tasty bites in the numerous cafes and make sure to wear walking shoes.

Thank I_am_retired_early
Reviewed yesterday

There is so many cafe's, restauran's and souvenir shops aroundhis area. This is an historical area also have a very nice church.

Thank Egem99
Reviewed yesterday

We were in Stockholm several times, and every time we visited the Old City, the atmosphere was amazing, just worth it

Thank Eyal H
Reviewed yesterday

We found it a pleasent walk, although it was a public holiday and good weather so there were a lot more people out and about. Prices in most of the bars was expensive so shop around

Thank keithuhpr
Reviewed 2 days ago

The old town is a walking place but with cobble stones and some steep streets care needs to be taken by those less steady on their feet. The sites are exceptional: the changing of the guard at the palace; the Nobel Museum, the parliament building,...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice to walk the streets of old Stockholm. I enjoyed the small family restaurants and art galleries. I rate it as a must see to appreciate Stockholm.

Thank hadani43
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful place with small streets and bright color houses. We have a good time making small stops for bites in different restaurants. Good food and a lot to see.

Thank rosasavers
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very, very nice part of town. We went with a walking tour and then returned some other times. It is definitely a must-see.

Thank Javier_mail2003
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Gamla Stan is the small island that contains the Old Town and is the number one place you must come toon Stockholm. As well as the old streets and shops and restaurants, it is the site of Royal Palace.

Thank mikebrownnz
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home
to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central
island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small
island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit
touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting:
take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and
through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest)
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Laura S
We'll be staying in the Old Town from a Wednesday to a Saturday in June. We would love to check out Angso national park. What is the best boat trip to get there? Would love to get a nice overview of the area. Thanks!
27 April 2017|
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Response from Lars H | Reviewed this property |
The best boat trip is using one of Blidøsunds regular boat trips from Strømkajen
Will be visiting on a celebrity cruise in June. How far is the cruise port from old town?
11 March 2017|
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Response from Stefano G | Reviewed this property |
There will be no more than 1,5 km
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Mitchell W
I have about 18 hours what should I not miss.
13 February 2017|
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Response from Hakan B | Reviewed this property |
Gamla stan, the Old town. And there you can try Viking food at Aifur Restaurant, Sweden's first restaurant with focus on the gastronomic heritage from the Viking age.
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