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What You Should Know More About Stockholm

  • Travel Advice

    • Visit the beaches and lakes in and around this city.
    • Take boat trips and cruises to visit the nearby islands and towns.
    • You can rent a car or a two wheeler to get a glimpse of the architecture of the city.
    • You can go fishing in the lakes and streams.
    • Visit the nearby islands for their scenic view and hiking trails.
    • Ice climbing and skating are the sports to be enjoyed in winter.
    • Do not speak loudly or use gestures when communicating in this city.
    • Show respect for their privacy and personal space.
    • Learn some Swedish phrases to go by.
    • Do not interrupt their pauses when communicating.
    • Do not talk about any of the hockey teams as it might instigate an argument.
    • De cafe substitute is an unpleasant thing to order here.
    • Do not speak ill about not liking coffee, as it is considered offensive.
                 Do not draw comparisons between Finnish, Norwegians, and Swedish people.

  • Drinking Law

    To buy alcohol or serve it the legal limit is 20 years and above. 18 years is the minimum drinking age in this Sweden.

  • Our Recommendations: What you can’t afford to miss?

    Archipelagos, buildings, and viewpoints


     Gamla Stan is a historical town of Stockholm and is popular for its historical sites and medieval churches. You can covert this town on foot. Skärgården is an archipelago with a beautiful view. There are scenic spots, rocks, and islets here. The Ericsson Globe is a spherical building that hosts game nights. The Sweden Solar System displays models of all the planets including Sun. Kungliga biblioteket is a national library. Hammarbybacken, is a skiing point and can be used for walks during summer. Högdalstoppen is a man made hill within the city.


    Outdoor activities and adventure


    Skiing is one of the outdoor sports most commonly played here. Ice skating can be done on the inland lakes and in the archipelagos. Winter hiking can be done in the nature reserves and frozen lakes in winter. During summers you can take the mountain hiking tours. Kayaking can also be done in the archipelagos of this island city. Kite surfing is one of the popular summer activities. Sörmlandsleden has good hiking routes.


    Museums


    Nobelmuseet is the museum about the Nobel Prize and the person who founded it.    Naturhistoriska riksmuseet is a natural history museum.  Moderna museet is on the island and has art collections from across the world from the 20th and 21st century. Norrmalm is a national museum that showcases classical art and design. Armémuseum is a museum of the military history of Sweden.


    Historiska museet is a museum that depicts the history of Vikings and Scandinavian pre historic treasure vaults and medieval art.  Vasamuseet depicts the everyday life of Swedish people 400 years ago. Skansen displays the cultural heritage of Sweden and is an open air museum.

  • What you will like there?

    Places of sightseeing and things to do


    Gamla Stan walking tour is not to be missed. The archipelago tour is a must to visit the beautiful islands, waterways, and secluded beaches. Djurgarden Island is great for walking tours, enjoying the local cuisine, visiting the amusement park, historic Swedish village, and is a great picnic spot.


    Nightclubs and bars are popular in this city. There are also casinos that have table games and Blackjack games. Strand, Retro, 54, and many other pubs and bars are popular here. Visit the Vasa Museum showcases the 17th century old ship. The Royal Palace tour gives you a glimpse of the royal treasury and artifacts. Museum of National Antiquities has history from the Stone age to the 16th century of the Scandinavian history. Take a walking tour to Monteliusvägen as it has a fantastic view of the lake. Check out the Fotografiska, which is a photography gallery. 

  • Recommended reads for destination (govt. websites, travel forum articles)?
  • Books

    Lonely Planet Pocket Stockholm (Travel Guide)by Lonely Planet and Becky Ohlsen

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