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Stockholm Old Town, Stockholm
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Dominated by the king's castle, Stockholm Old Town brings together the historical and tourist centers of the city. Founded in the 13th century, this quarter makes up the original settlement of Stockholm and is home to notable architecture, mainly from the 18th and 19th centuries. Stroll down this medieval neighborhood's cobbled streets that feature colorful building facades, as well as north German-style squares. You can tour the royal castle on the north side of the district, which was built in 1754 by architect Nicodemus Tessin. Or take time to stop in to the souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars that are plentiful in the area. Put Stockholm Old Town into our Stockholm trip itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Stockholm.
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  • This is THE neighborhood to visit Stockholm. The architecture is very pretty with many churches and small streets. The Royal Palace is also a see. Many shops and cafes, pleasant, even if prices are rather high. I recommend
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  • Stockholm Old Town is place of old charm and beauty,old building on cobbled streets lined with lovely museums, restaurants, bakeries and pubs,a must visit is the Chocolitshopin on the square for hot C...  more »
  • The old town is one of my favorite places in Stockholm. Good shopping, restaurants, nice to just walk around among all the little alleys.
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