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Gamla Stan, Stockholm, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
+46 8 684 233 64
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This square houses near Christmas time a lovely Christmas market with all types of Swedish trinkets and goodies. In warmer months, it is a great place for a Gay cup of coffee. One will also see the old stock exchange building and if you look...More

Thank CafeLehn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Colourful square full of history and a place where we have created many beautiful photographs with happy memories which sums up our visit to Stockholm. Stortorget in Gamla Stan and the Old Town shows off how amazing Stockholm is. Find it through the winding cobblestone...More

Thank Nightwire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stortorget Square is situated in Gamla Stan. Lovely old square with colourful buildings. A must visit.

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Stortorget is the main area of Old Town on the island of Gamla Stan in central Stockholm. This is where you will find all the souvenir shops, cafes and hordes of Meandering tourists. A nice area near the Royal Palace.

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Reviewed 24 September 2018

It is central & all Stockholm attractions are in the vicinity. Very old area - a must visit, but Warning - Be very very careful while eating - drinking in roadside restaurants. You may get cheated. We were cheated in 'KASSA 2'. Their pricing &...More

Thank Ashok S
Reviewed 22 September 2018

All streets lead to this square, where there are cafes, people to watch, and interesting old buildings all around.

Thank mrancer
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

You must come here if visiting Stockholm as it is the most famous square in the city. The beautiful old buildings provide a lovely backdrop to a leisurely lunch or a gentle stroll. Nobel Museum (ho hum) is here and the cafes are pleasant but...More

Thank grammark
Reviewed 16 September 2018

It's lovely, but you'll end up here like every other tourist. Gamla Stan is pretty small, eh? At least got to Chokladkoppen while you're here.

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 13 September 2018

A beautiful cobbled square at the "top"of the Gamla Stan - the Nobel museum on one side. There's a water fountain in the centre, with cool drinkable water - great for hot summer days.

Thank mabinho
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

In Gammla Stan this is the spot. The most popular spot. The old square with colorful houses and a lot of history. Recomended

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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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