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Address: Stockholm, Sweden
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: The Old Town, unsurprisingly, is the oldest part of Stockholm. It's...
The Old Town, unsurprisingly, is the oldest part of Stockholm. It's certainly the tourist's go-to destination, but that doesn’t detract from its architectural and otherwise urban beauty.
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Heart of the city yesterday and today.

A beautiful old town chalk full of history and picturesque Scandanavian architectural features. Lots of shops and charming cafes. Make sure you peak into the churches - the old... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Carlsbad, California

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A beautiful old town chalk full of history and picturesque Scandanavian architectural features. Lots of shops and charming cafes. Make sure you peak into the churches - the old medieval Abby (just opposite the old town) was my favorite. For cruise passengers who are short on time: visit the VASA and then take a stroll down the old town. Don't... More 

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Fair Oaks, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The narrow cobblestone streets and alleys are charming . Around every turn is a great photo. The doors, facades, streetlights, shop signs and church spires are interesting and make good compositions for a photo collection of old town. You are also just a few steps away from the Royal Palace and the changing of the guard. We were fortunate to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Gamla Stan (The Old Town) is a must if you are visiting Stockholm and should be the starting point of a first time trip to Sweden's capital.

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

There is some wonderful history and architecture in Old Town including the Pslace, churches and restored buildings. There is also a lot of crowds, tacky tourist shops and mediocre restaurants. Do some reading beforehand or do your first visit witha good guide and be prepared to walk. There are many enjoyable aspects if you seek them out.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You cannot visit Stockholm without going to the old town (gamla Stan) gorgeous and picturesque with its little roads and alleys. The decor is typically Swedish and there are loads of shops, cafes and restaurants where you can indulge in shopping or dine away as the people go by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Small city with lot of restaurants and the views of the river are great after a working day...you can rent a bicycle almost at any point if you like, also people speak English which is very convinient.

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Upper Austria, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The most romantic place in Stockholm is Gamla Stan with all these colourful old houses, narrow passages and cute squares. Try to make a ghost tour - it's fantastic!

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Gamla Stan, the old town is charming and full of character. Obviously the main streets are busy with tourists but there are lots of quietier side streets with coffee shops, restaurants and shops. Sitting in a small square with a beer or coffee people watching is a pleasant way to pass some time.

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Lake George, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The cobble stone streets, narrow alleyways and some interesting architecture make it worth the trip once just to see the old town. It can be quite charming in the few quiet areas and there are a few nice restaurants to be found if you look hard enough, like Fem sma Hus, which was the best meal we had during our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The architecture is not so reach in details, but the buildings are impressive anyway. One can't find the Italian atmosphere on the streets, not even the German one, but they have a calm, settled and quiet spirit.

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