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Stadshuset

Stockholm’s iconic city hall was designed by Ragnar Östberg, Sweden’s best known architect. The building, which is located on the waterfront, was built using over eight million red bricks and over nineteen million mosaic tiles. It was completed in 19...

Stadsbiblioteket

Those that have a soft spot for architecture and interior design will feel right at home at Stadsbiblioteket, the Swedish capital’s main library. When it comes to architecture, this is the city’s best loved building. The terracotta coloured building...

Södermalm

Many people leave Södermalm for what it is when they visit Stockholm but by doing so they miss out on a lot! Östermalm might be the best borough when it comes to shopping but Södermalm has great atmosphere and is lovely to wander through. This used t...

Skogskyrkogården

One of Stockholm’s most remarkable sights is this cemetery in the woods. The sloping landscape with pine trees in combination with the graves and memorials is nothing but spectacular. It opened in 1940 and was designed by Sweden’s foremost modernisti...

Royal Palace

The official residence of the king of Sweden was built during the first half of the eighteenth century and is located on the island of Gamla Stan. The grand and angular palace is classical in style and was rebuilt in 1734 on the site where a 13th cen...

Kulturhuset

The aptly named Kulturhuset has been the centre point of Stockholm’s cultural life since it opened back in 1974. It offers just about everything when it comes to literature, music, fashion and other arts. Enjoy a theatre performance or a lecture on J...

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