Kungliga Slottet

The "Kungliga Slottet" (Royal Castle) originated from a fortress at the northern end of "Gamla Stan". Construction started in 1190. The castel is also called "Tre Kronor" (Three Crowns) and was built by "Gustav Vasa" in the 16th century. 

Gamla Stan

The historic center of Stockholm "Gamla Stan" is situated on the island of "Stadsholmen". "Gamla Stan" originated from a trading center for wood in 1180. The Old Town is very well preserved, you will find many small shops, bakeries and restaurants. 

Tyska Kyrkan

The German Church "St Gertrude" is located in the old town of Gamla Stan. The 96 m high bell tower is the tallest building in "Gamla Stan". The German community was created by the merchants of the "Hanseatic League" and was founded in 1571. The church was originally the Guildhall of the "Hanseatic League" and was later used as a church. The steeple of Berlin architect Raschdorff was built in 1879.



The City Hall of Stockholm stands prominently at the eastern corner of Kungsholmen Island. The tower of the "Stadshuset" was built in 1923, it is 106 m high. The interiors are decorated with artistic mosaics. 

Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern

The Royal National Theater "Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern" also called "Dramaten", was built in 1908 in Art Deco style. The architect was the Swedish Fredrik Lilljekvist. The marble facade is decorated with works of Carl Milles and Carl Larsson


The "Saluhall" is the most beautiful market hall of Stockholm. There are typical Swedish delicacies, such as "Smørrebrød" and "Kanelbulle", as well as all kinds of seafood. No bargain, but you are only once in Sweden. 


Since 1905 the Swedish parliament debates in the "Riksdagshuset" on the small island of Helgeandsholmen in the north of "Gamla Stan". 

Drottningholm Slottet

The "Drottningholm Slottet" is a beautiful castle on the western outskirts of Stockholm and is the home of the Royal Family. The "Drottningholm Castle" was completed around 1690 on Queens Island. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 


The "Koppartälten" was built in 1787 under the rule of Gustav III in the "Hagapark". The painted copper tents recall a military camp and served as a guard house for the bodyguard. 


Artur Hazelius founded Skansen as the first open air museum of the world in 1891. In addition to old Swedish wooden houses and windmills you can discover the wildlife of Scandinavia, with bears and elks and other animals of the north. Skansen is one of the top attractions of Stockholm. 


Travel Guide Stockholm