Stockholm is often being named to be the best city to visit in Scandinavia. This city has everything from museums and concert venues to great restaurants and beautiful views. Experience modern and historical culture all in one place, and learn how to relax while having a “fika”. In this city, you can go sightseeing and shopping at the same time as it is easy to get from one place to another.
In this article, we are going to show you the best spots to visit in Stockholm.
1. Gamla Stan (Old Town)
Gamla Stan, or Old Town, is a must see when in Stockholm. Here, you can take a trip through the older parts of the city and experience history and culture at its best. It is actually one of the largest and best preserved medieval city centers in Europe, and it is probably one of the most beautiful spots to visit in Stockholm.
2. The Vasa Museum
If you are interested in Swedish history and culture, the Vasa Museum is one of the spots you absolutely have to visit. The museum offers history from the 17th century where you can experience what it was like to work at the Stockholm Ship Yard, as well as what it was like to be on board a warship.
3. Gröna Lund
Experience the place where all the fun is in Stockholm! Gröna Lund is an amusement park and it is the place to be if you, too, love fun rides and attractions, lotteries and events. The park receives approximately 1.7 million visitors every year, and is one of Sweden’s leading tourist attractions.
4. Fotografiska Museum
Fotografiska, or Museum of Photography, is a museum that hosts talented photographers. It features four major exhibitions every year, and 15-20 minor exhibitions. It is one of the most popular attractions in Stockholm, and is definitely a must see if you are an art lover. The museum also offers courses, lectures and workshops for beginners and experiences photographer.
Skinnsarviksberget is the highest natural point in the middle of Stockholm and is the place to visit at sunset. Grab your friends, blankets, food and drinks, and enjoy a beautiful view. From here, you can see Gamla Stan, the Town Hall, and Kungsholmen, among other.
The word “skärgården” is a Scandinavian word that cannot be easily translated into English. Basically, it means coastline – but to scandinavians, the word means so much more. It is associated with long summer nights, salty water, red boathouses, shrimps and other seafood, and so on. The coastline in Scandinavia is different from what you normally see, and is very important to scandinavians. Visit the Stockholm Skärgård with a local, and experience scandinavian summer at its best.
7. Urban Deli in Södermalm
The Urban Deli at Nytorget is a perfect experience for the ones who like to call themselves a “foodie”. The Urban Deli is a Deli located in the popular area of Södermalm, and is a spot you have to visit if you want to experience an urban and a relaxed part of Stockholm.
Trädgården is the Swedish word for “the garden”, and is an outdoor night club placed underneath a bridge. It is somewhat hidden, but once you get into the club, it is like visiting a whole new world with bars and rooms in every corner. Here, you can try gaming with your friends, take pictures in the photo booth, go dancing on the dance floor, or relax.
Book Your Trip Now
Have you still not booked your next trip? It does not have to be expensive – look for ways to save money. Stockholm has some of the greatest hostels in Scandinavia, and a great variety of apartments on AirBnB. Explore public transportation, and eat your lunch in the park instead of at a restaurant. Some travelers also choose to apply for an affordable private loan with a smart payment plan to cover their travel expenses.
We wish you a safe travel to Stockholm!