Attractions

Top Choice Palace in Gamla Stan

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 Museum in Djurgården & Skeppsholmen

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 Östermalm

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.…
Museum in Djurgården & Skeppsholmen

Moderna Museet

Moderna Museet is Stockholm’s modern-art maverick, its permanent collection ranging from paintings and sculptures to photography, video art and installations. Highlights include works by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí…
Park in Södermalm

Tantolunden

Located in southwest Södermalm, adjacent to trendy Hornstull, Tantolunden is one of Stockholm's most extensive and varied parks. Its combination of allotments, open expanses, outdoor gym, play area and waterside wal…
Viewpoint in Gamla Stan

Evert Taubes Terrass

Evert Taubes Terrass is a tranquil and relaxed spot and one of the best viewpoints in Stockholm, overlooking Lake Mälaren on the quiet island of Riddarholmen, with views extending over Stockholm City Hall, Münchenbr…
Museum in Djurgården & Skeppsholmen

Skansen

The world’s first open-air museum, Skansen was founded in 1891 by Artur Hazelius to provide an insight into how Swedes once lived. You could easily spend a day here and not see it all. Around 150 traditional houses …
Museum in Gamla Stan

Nobelmuseet

Nobelmuseet presents the history of the Nobel Prizes and their recipients, with a focus on the intellectual and cultural aspects of invention. It's a slick space with fascinating displays, including short films on t…
Church in Norrmalm

St Jakobs kyrka

St Jakobs kyrka is one of Stockholm's most notable and oldest – though overlooked – churches, away from the central islands of the old town and Riddarholmen. Just across the water from the Royal Palace, it's been st…
Historic Building in Södermalm

Münchenbryggeriet

A dominant feature of Södermalm's coastline, Münchenbryggeriet is hard to miss. Once operating as a royal brewery from the late 19th century, from 1971 it has acted as conference and event centre. An original buildi…