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Slottsbacken 2 B-C, Stockholm 111 30, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An extremely small statue. Simple but cute. Often there are coins placed next to it so that you can appreciate its (lack of) size on a photo. It is located on a quiet spot very close to the royal palace. When on the square in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank albertv1527
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

'Little boy looking at the moon' is the smallest statue in Stockholm. The sculpture is only 15 centimeters high. This sympathetic sculpture can be hard to find. It is located behind the Finnish Church next to the Royal Palace.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 8 August 2019

Sweden's smallest public monument and much beloved by locals as well as children who happen upon it. The joy in children's eyes to see something so small. They will leave little trinkets and candy. It is believed that he gives good luck to those who...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 7 August 2019

This is a very special statue of a tiny boy. People put different cloths on him dependign on time of year.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Per-Ola E
Reviewed 29 June 2019

“Jarnpojken” (Iron Boy) is Stockholm’s smallest statue. It is only 15 cm high. The actual name of the statue is “Little Boy Looking at the Moon”. It is said that if anyone rubs its head and leave a small gift, good luck will come to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 13 June 2019

This diminutive bronze sculpture is a tiny gem in an otherwise typical courtyard. It's down a small alley, inside the gate. Only takes a few minutes to look but you may be there with cruise ship crowds posing, so be patient if you want to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank CleopatraBunny
Reviewed 25 May 2019 via mobile

Jarnpojken is the tiniest and cutest statue you may ever see. It’s centrally located but in a quiet, slightly out of the way location. The Finnish Church is right across from the Royal Palace. The statue is in the courtyard behind the Church. The statue...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 31HomeGames
Reviewed 5 May 2019 via mobile

Donate some coins and rub his little head for luck! Great little statue to be found and seen. City’s hidden gem

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 835agnel
Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

It is a very little statue, but very nice to visit. It is in a back of a church, you do not have to pay nothing. But this place end this statue is a very nice place to visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank thericardoitiro
Reviewed 6 April 2019

this is probably one of smallest of the most famous city statues (mermaid in copenhagen and mannenken pis in Brussel) In gamla stan near the noble museum but hidden in a inner garden. you have to enter through some doors from a small street

Date of experience: April 2019
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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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