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Things to do in Stockholm

Skansen , Stockholm
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Experience centuries of Swedish history through architecture, reconstructed farms, and live reenactments at Skansen, one of the world's first
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Vasa Museum , Stockholm
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See the only preserved 17th-century ship in the world at Vasa Museum, the most-visited museum in Scandinavia. This maritime museum on the isl
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Royal Palace , Stockholm
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After the city's medieval castle was destroyed by fire, Royal Palace was built in the same spot and has served as the king's residence since
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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Join us on our Old Town Tour to enjoy the beautiful island of Gamlastan and understand why the Vikings chose this island to create their next capital. Our tour is designed chronologically so you can experience history just like the city did. We will start from the Viking Era, the German influence in the country and the Danish clash which led to the most important Swedish event: the Stockholm bloodbath in 1520 followed by the succession of Gustav Vasa. When you book on Viator you pay the visit directly, you can also book for free on our website and pay at the end of the tour.
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In an Art Nouveau building in the heart of the city lies Fotografiska Stockholm, a large center for contemporary photography. Since it opened
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Observation Deck
Stockholm City Hall , Stockholm
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The site of the annual Nobel Prize banquet, Stockholm City Hall provides a good example of national Romanticism in Swedish architecture. This
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Stockholm

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From wandering the streets of the city's compact old town to browsing the impressive collections of its museums, there is a plethora of inspiring things to do in Stockholm. Lovers of naval accomplishments and history go to Vasa Museum, boasting the world's only preserved 17th-century ship. At Stockholm Old Town, you can explore cobbled streets lined with colorful buildings displaying architectural styles from the 18th and 19th centuries. A mixture of open-air museum and live performances depicting prominent periods from the nation's history, Skansen never fails to impress and amuse different kinds of travelers.

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Where to stay in Stockholm

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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