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Old Town in Stockholm - a historic district on four islands: Stadsholmen, Riddarholmen, Helgeandsholmen and Strömsborg. Pictures from Gamla Stan: monuments, streets, squares, panoramas and views of the old town in the capital of Sweden. More information and a travel video here: Weekend in Stockholm.



Morning in Stockholm

Morning in Stockholm

Morning view of Stockholm Old Town from the hotel deck M/S Birger Jarl - Hotel & Hostel, Stockholm - I recommend this cheap hotel!


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Gamla Stan and Hotel M/S Birger Jarl

Gamla Stan and Hotel M/S Birger Jarl

Panorama of the old town (Gamla Stan) and wharf with M/S Birger Jarl - Hotel & Hostel, Stockholm - to the old town is very close!


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Gamla Stan

Gamla Stan

Evening view of Gamla Stan from the viewpoint Mariaberget.


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The Royal Palace in Stockholm

The Royal Palace in Stockholm

If there is no Swedish flag on the palace, it means that the king is outside. The Royal Family lives in the Drottningholm Palace (Drottningholm Slott) a dozen or so kilometers from the center.


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Stockholm Palace

Stockholm Palace

A guard from the Royal Guards and cannon in the square in front of the Royal Castle. You can see the changing of the Royal Guard ceremony at 12:15 here. The ceremony takes about 40 minutes.


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Gamla Stan Streets

Gamla Stan Streets

Cobblestone-covered street in the old town of Stockholm. Narrow streets and historic townhouses.


The oldest square (Stortorget) in Stockholm

The oldest square (Stortorget) in Stockholm

The historical center of the city - the oldest square in Gamla Stan. There was a marketplace and well (Stortorgsbrunnen) in the Middle Ages.


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The narrowest street in Stockholm

The narrowest street in Stockholm

Mårten Trotzigs Gränd - the narrowest street in Stockholm's Gamla Stan district. At the narrowest point it is 90 cm (35 in) wide.


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Things to see in Stockholm

Things to see in Stockholm

If someone asked me: What to see in Stockholm? I'll answer: Gamla Stan. Old town has many charming places. You can skip the main tourist routes to admire the center of Stockholm in peace and quiet.


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Top Tourist Attractions in Stockholm

Top Tourist Attractions in Stockholm

Gamla Stan is the historic center of Stockholm. There are the most interesting sights and tourist attractions: the Royal Castle (Kungliga slottet), the Storkyrkan Cathedral, the German Church, the Finnish Church, the Stortorget Market, the Nobel Museum and the Swedish Parliament buildings (Riksdag).


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The capital of Sweden

The capital of Sweden

What to do in Stockholm? The best way to get around Stockholm is by walking and admiring the view. There are many viewpoints in Stockholm. Just go there and see the panorama of the capital of Sweden.


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Stockholm Gamla Stan

Stockholm Gamla Stan

View of the city center, bridges and streets from the Katarina Elevator (Katarinahissen).


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Center of Stockholm

Center of Stockholm

City panorama: Old Town, Riddarholmen Church (Riddarholmskyrkan) and City Hall (Stadshuset).


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Stadshuset and Gamla Stan

Stadshuset and Gamla Stan

Town Hall (Stadshuset) and old town (Gamla Stan) in Stockholm at sunset.


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Gamla Stan at Sunset

Gamla Stan at Sunset

Stockholm is a good destination for the weekend or better for a long weekend. Living in the center, you can easily explore the city on foot or occasionally using public transport. You can buy a card: Stockholm Pass - it makes sightseeing easy!


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