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Stockholm Cathedral

1 Traangsund | Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
+46 8 723 30 00
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Dating back to the 13th century, this church has a distinct character and history. It is the oldest in the Old Town and is home to several relics as well as an impressive statue of Saint George fighting the Dragon. Storkyrkan can pique almost anyone's curiosity, not just the history buff's.
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1 Traangsund | Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
+46 8 723 30 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Also known as Storkyrkan, this brick gothic church is the oldest church in Gamla Stan and features a beautiful wood sculpture of St George and the Dragon, commemorating the Battle of Brunkeberg (1471). The Saint George is a symbolic representation of Sten Sture, the dragon...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful organ pipes, interesting interior design. It dates back a number of hundred years and is the oldest catheral in the area.

Thank Ghery1952
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss this story concentrate a small but splendid church that tells a journey into the intimate space of this consecutive church. Whoever stops Gamla Stan must see, admire this architectural jewel a must for many tourists. If anyone like me is lucky enough...More

Thank P5664GIfrancescas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful Church at a smaller scale and more comfortable setting. We were able to catch an organ Concert, which made the experience much more powerful.

Thank TheMcLeanVAFive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most scandavian churches are not very ornate. I enjoyed visiting this one because it is more decorative. I especially loved the dragon statue to the left of the altar.

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely visit to this iconic and great building, peaceful with grand interior this is up there with the great Cathedral’s of Europe so worth a visit.

Thank VangeInternational
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral both inside and out. Free to go in and worth a stop, especially if there’s a concert/orchestra practicing.

Thank Catriona H
Reviewed 15 October 2017

While in the old town you must pay a visit to this church near the Royal Palace. It's newly renovated and gives concerts (we can recommend the Chistmas concerts) and guided tours.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I visited the Storkyrka for one of the many concerts held there and was impressed by the inner Gothic style which strikes a contrast with the Baroque outside. The metal statue of St. George and the Dragon is an amazing work of art.

Thank Giorgio B
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This was on my bucket list while I was in Stockholm and I lucked into visiting it on a free admission day. It's beautiful, if somewhat stark, as the old Catholic decorations one would expect were removed after the Reformation. It's a lovely place though....More

Thank Mike H
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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21 June 2016|
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Response from tellmuluvm |
Hi, TripAdvisor will not allow me to paste the website so here are the steps I took to find the Stockholm Cathedral webpage that gives a list of events and music days and times. There is also an email contact listed (at the... More
3 May 2016|
Response from happy4travel | Reviewed this property |
The visitor centers in Uppsala and Stockholm are incredibly helpful. Check out the schedules posted throughout both cities. The train stations are a great place to find good venues. Lots of beautiful music everywhere!
3 May 2016|
Response from wildfireChicago | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but the Cathedral has a website. You could probably contact them with your request.