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Stockholm Cathedral, Stockholm

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Experience a piece of Stockholm's history through the stunning design, interior, and sculptures of Stockholm Cathedral, an example of Swedish Brick Gothic architecture from the Middle Ages. The oldest church in the old town, it was built in 1279 by the city's founder, Birger Jarl, and houses a number of famous items, such as the 15th-century St. George and the Dragon sculpture and the 16th-century Vädersoltavlan. Situated right next to the royal palace, this site is easy to find. Use our Stockholm travel itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Stockholm Cathedral and other attractions in Stockholm.
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Glitzy Stockholm provides an abundance of high-end four-star hotels and international chains that come with a reputation of being pricey and feature a distinguished Scandinavian design. You can save yourself a little money by searching out the discounts these hotels often offer. If you're looking for something more affordable, consider the medium-priced hotels north of the Old Town. The least-expensive options lie near Central Station. Since offerings tend to be more affordable the farther you go from the city center, you'll serve yourself well to find a spot near public transport. Hostels in the city tend to fill up fast, so book online in advance. Many of hotels offer the
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  • The interior of this cathedral is a combination of ornate and "sturdy." It's really breathtaking, and the massive pipe organ is really something to behold.  more »
  • remembering how interesting this place was and the ornate statues and candles in this place - the magnificent organ and pipes. a very memorable large cool church.  more »
  • Oldest church and an example of Swedish Brick Gothic. Located in Gamls Stan, next to the Royal Palace, so good to visit both of them.  more »