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Stockholm Old Town

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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
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Address: Stockholm, Sweden
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+46 8 411 11 88
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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The Old Town, unsurprisingly, is the oldest part of Stockholm. It's...

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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Beautifully Historic

The architecture here is beautiful as are the variations of each building leaning up to one another. It does not matter what time of the year you visit here. It is always a... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The architecture here is beautiful as are the variations of each building leaning up to one another. It does not matter what time of the year you visit here. It is always a lovely sight to be seen.

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This may be in the top 3 things to do. But for knowing the culture and a little bit of the city this would be my # 1, this island is also known as Gamla Stan and its a very Picturesque place with small streets and narrow alleys. There are several attractions and places to go inside, so this is... More 

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I visit Stockholm regularly, both in business and pleasure - and I always end up walking around the streets of the Old Town. Great little shops, very good restaurants, markets occasionally (the Christmas-market is great!)... you can easily spend the day there. Not to be missed!

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First of all, Travellers who want to go to Scandinavia, choose Copenhagen instead of Stockholm. Stockholm is not a big deal, if someone has already traveled in Scandinavia. In my opinion, Gamla Stan is from the most beautiful parts of the city, so dedicate at least an entire day if you don't like to rush. If you are in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This city is the most place I admired so much.I went here during my winter break and It was so amazing.The structures and the buildings are so very nice.But the most important are the people who are so nice.Presently, for myself, I ranked this place number one in my heart.

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So much to see and do, Old Town has it all, museums, palaces, restaurants, shopping, you can't miss this when on a visit to Stockholm

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great area for wandering with very friendly people and unique shops. We had 3 or 4 meals that were very good to excellent.

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One of my favorite highlights of the trip! I loved the quaint streets, small shops and colorful buildings.

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Enjoy the buildings, the atmosphere, the narrow streets and a lot of history that is existing in the old town of Stockholm.

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Gamla Stan is a great place to spend a day where you can comfortably walk around the main sights. Within the main town square is also the Nobel Museum which we found a very worthwhile visit Also within a short walk if the Royal Palace and Cathedral. Lots of small shops,cafes and restaurants If you are in Stockholm Gamla Stan... More 

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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) 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.
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