Stockholm Old Town, Stockholm

#1 of 421 in Historic Sites in Sweden
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Dominated by the king's castle, Stockholm Old Town brings together the historical and tourist centers of the city. Founded in the 13th century, this quarter makes up the original settlement of Stockholm and is home to notable architecture, mainly from the 18th and 19th centuries. Stroll down this medieval neighborhood's cobbled streets that feature colorful building facades, as well as north German-style squares. You can tour the royal castle on the north side of the district, which was built in 1754 by architect Nicodemus Tessin. Or take time to stop in to the souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars that are plentiful in the area. Put Stockholm Old Town into our Stockholm trip site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Stockholm.
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  • Strolling through the Old Town of Stockholm is a unique experience. Try fo find the small alleys that are not crowded with tourists and you will find actual local life there. Amazing in the early...  more »
  • The tour by boat with Ana was such a special and unique experience. Ana is a great host and guide who is always willing to exceed expectations. She shared with us her love for Sweden and we got to...  more »

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