Attractions

Top Choice Palace in Stockholm

Kungliga Slottet

Kungliga Slottet was built on the ruins of Tre Kronor castle, which burned down in 1697. The north wing survived and was incorporated into the new building. Designed by court architect Nicodemus Tessin the Younger, …
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Uppsala

Gamla Uppsala

One of Sweden’s largest and most important burial sites, Gamla Uppsala (4km north of Uppsala) contains 300 mounds from the 6th to 12th centuries. The earliest are also the three most impressive. Legend has it they c…
Top Choice Museum in Malmö

Malmö Museer

Various museums with diverse themes, including handicrafts, military materiel, art and transport, are located in and around Malmöhus Slott and make up the so-called Malmö Museer. There are gift shops and cafes insid…
Top Choice Museum in Stockholm

Vasamuseet

A good-humoured glorification of some dodgy calculations, Vasamuseet is the custom-built home of the massive warship Vasa; 69m long and 48.8m tall, it was the pride of the Swedish crown when it set off on its maiden…
Top Choice Museum in Stockholm

Historiska Museet

The national historical collection awaits at this enthralling museum. From Iron Age skates and a Viking boat to medieval textiles and Renaissance triptychs, it spans over 10,000 years of Swedish culture and history.…
Top Choice Gallery in Gothenburg

Konstmuseum

Gothenburg’s premier art collection, Konstmuseet hosts works by the French Impressionists, Rubens, Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Picasso; Scandinavian masters such as Bruno Liljefors, Edvard Munch, Anders Zorn and Carl La…
Top Choice Museum in Visby

Gotlands Museum

Gotlands Museum is one of the mightiest regional museums in Sweden. While highlights include amazing 8th-century pre-Viking picture stones, human skeletons from chambered tombs and medieval wooden sculptures, the st…
Top Choice Gallery in Gothenburg

Röda Sten Konsthall

Occupying a defunct power station beside the giant Älvsborgsbron, Röda Sten's four floors are home to such temporary exhibitions as edgy Swedish photography and cross-dressing rap videos by Danish-Filipino artist Li…
Top Choice Museum in Gothenburg

Universeum

In what is arguably the best museum for kids in Sweden, you find yourself in the midst of a humid rainforest, complete with trickling water, tropical birds and butterflies flitting through the greenery and tiny marm…
Top Choice Cathedral in Lund

Domkyrkan

Lund’s twin-towered Romanesque cathedral is magnificent. Try to pop in at noon or 3pm (plus 1pm on Sunday and holidays) when the marvellous astronomical clock strikes up 'In Dulci Jubilo' and the wooden figures at t…