Stortorget, Stockholm

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Stortorget is a small public square in Gamla Stan, the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden. It is the oldest square in Stockholm, the historical centre on which the medieval urban conglomeration gradually came into being. Today, the square is frequented by tens of thousands of tourists annually, and is occasionally the scene for demonstrations and performances. It is traditionally renowned for its annual Christmas market offering traditional handicrafts and food.
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  • Stortorget is the central square in Gamla Stan, the old town, and you can not go to Stockholm without a ride into town, breathe its holiday atmosphere, buy a souvenir. The square is small and, let's face it, is worth the visit more for what it represents and it evokes that for its beauty.
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  • A great place to have a drink and to people watch. It is right in the historical centre and e looks so beautiful from any angle to buildings.
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  • Spent a number of hours over three days in the area while visiting the city. Beautiful lot's to do and see and we had a great lunch at one of many restaurants right on the edge of the busy narrow stre...  more »
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  • Nice historical square. Peaceful place at 6am before anyone gets there. Nothing opens until 9-10am though. Look for the cannon ball in the wall of the yellow building.
  • Gamla Stan is of course awesome. Here it is especially fascinating with the canon ball in the wall, to now about the blood bath and the chocolate cup cafe is well worth a visit.
  • One the touristic places in Stockholm. If you're are at Gamla stan, it is recommended to go there.
  • Centre of Gamlastan and a place with lot of history. Place to find and take the picture of these iconic colorful Stockholm buildings. This square has a history related to Swedish and Danish monarchy. Remember to visit the noble museum, underground cafes and small streets with unique shops!
  • The heart of the old district is very picturesque. Old colorful building with lots of history, character, and charm.

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