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Parliament Building (Riksdagshuset), Stockholm
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When in the capital city, use the opportunity to visit Parliament Building (Riksdagshuset), admire its architecture and collection of artwork, and learn about Sweden's political life. With a distinctive mix of neoclassical and Baroque styles, the 19th-century parliament building is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. On the outside it offers great photo opportunities, while a tour of the inside gives you in-depth information about the country's parliamentary history and the way it's governed. Tours are free of charge and are available in English. The schedule depends on the time of year, and you can check it online. It's not necessary to book a tour in advance, but the number of participants is limited, so it's best to arrive early. Using our international travel planner, Stockholm attractions like Parliament Building (Riksdagshuset) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The Parliament building is the seat of the Parliament of Sweden, the Riksdag. It is located on the island of Helgeandsholmen in the heart of Stockholm. It consists of two buildings, the old and the new Parliament of semicircular shape, with an arc that connects them both.
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  • On the way towards old town you will pass the parliament buildings. These are very impressible architecturally but I could not see much in the way of entering to tour the insides (if indeed that is po...  more »
  • Sense of where to go to Earth and often deulreossdeon Las Tan, a beautiful flowing water around the building's exterior is impressive. Toward the front of the building's wide lawn Green's beautiful scenery was great. If the lamps are turned on, close to the building in the evening more spectacular scenery.
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