Stockholm Old Town

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Stockholm Old Town
4.5
Neighbourhoods • Historic Walking Areas
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The Old Town, unsurprisingly, is the oldest part of Stockholm. It's certainly the tourist's go-to destination, but that doesn’t detract from its architectural and otherwise urban beauty.
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1-2 hours
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The area
Neighbourhood: 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) alleys, which will make you feel like you’ve travelled back in time. This neighborhood offers a great combination of historical buildings and traditional Swedish restaurants.
How to get there
  • Gamla stan • 4 min walk
  • Slussen • 8 min walk
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Marion M
Nyon District, Switzerland359 contributions
Beautiful city
Sep 2021
Stockholm has a beautiful old town with many small and narrow cobbled streets which are home to lively bars and restaurants and numerous little boutiques offering all types of souvenirs, clothes and gifts. Wonderful to wander at leisure
Written 11 September 2021
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Valerie8stars
Paris, France79 contributions
Enjoyable!
Aug 2021 • Couples
We had very enjoyable walk at the Old Town! We saw many affordable restaurants, shops and souvenir stores! It was a nice experience!
Written 31 August 2021
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Aito S
Bergen, Norway6 contributions
Must see!!
Aug 2021
It was beautiful and exciting to see this place with all it's history (consisting of many stories an anecdotes) - I would recommend to join one of the guided tours.
Written 18 August 2021
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Contel92
Sitges, Spain209 contributions
Don't miss high preserved part of the city
Jul 2021
Don't miss a preserved part of the city, with beautiful streets well preserved and restored with shops and good restaurants.
It doen't mind time you spendent walking around this beatiful quarter which aone of the best essences of Stockholm
Written 14 August 2021
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Tomi Wickman
Helsinki, Finland2,155 contributions
Nice walk
Oct 2020 • Couples
It is so nuce to walk araound the narrow streets and look and watch the beautiful decorations on the buildings. Cafes and restaurants are quite pricey though
Written 15 July 2021
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jbg74
Saint Paul, MN793 contributions
Great Old Town
Jul 2021
The Gamla Stan is a great area to explore. The streets and squares are still mostly from the 13 century layout of the old city and the buildings are mostly from the 16th and 17th centuries. There are lots of good restaurants, bars, pubs, and touristy stores to find on the island Gamla Stan is on.
Written 14 July 2021
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StephanieGFM
Wakefield, MA74 contributions
Take me back!
Jul 2021
Oozing with charm, winding cobblestone streets, wonderful cafes, incredible shops from tourist favorites to unique Swedish boutiques, I never wanted to leave.
Written 12 July 2021
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Pooja suryavanshi
Indore, India91 contributions
Gamlastan
Apr 2021 • Couples
Beautiful place love vintage aesthetic vibe of it it one of the old town love cute cafes around the corner u can shop eat beautiful place to spend time
Written 2 June 2021
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Petter C
Stockholm, Sweden23 contributions
Stockholm finest
Aug 2020
Ok, I might be a bit biased but Stockholm during the summer and especially Gamla Stan is one of the best in Europe and definitely best in Scandinavia. A must visit when in Stockholm.
Written 30 April 2021
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Condi
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Taken over by foreigners
Feb 2021
Gamla Stan is no longer Swedish. It is taken over by people from all over the world. The Swedish "thing" is missing.
Written 25 February 2021
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