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Stockholm & Around , Sweden
Mynttorget 2
+46 8 786 40 00
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1hr tours in English noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm Mon-Fri mid-Jun–Aug, 1.30pm Sat & Sun Oct–mid-Jun
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Technically situated on Helgeandsholmen, the little island in the middle of Norrström, the Swedish Parliament building is an unexpected pleasure to visit. The building consists of two parts: the older front section (facing downstream) dates from the early 20th century, but the other more modern part contains the current debating chamber. Tours of the building offer a compelling glimpse into the Swedish system of consensus-building government.