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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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Lots to see and lots of good places to eat.

Galma Stan has had lot of different types of restaurants and shops for you. No matter what type of food you want, there is a restaurant there. Also has plenty of shops for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Kihei, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Galma Stan has had lot of different types of restaurants and shops for you. No matter what type of food you want, there is a restaurant there. Also has plenty of shops for souvenirs and arts and crafts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Walking through Stockholm Old Town is a treat any time of the year. Best in summer and around Christmas, though. Avoid the busy Västerlånggatan with its cheap souvernir stores, pick-pockets and beggars and stroll along Österlånggatan instead. Not so many stores, but you will appreciate the original medieval flair there. Don't forget to walk along Prästgatan, which actually follows the... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Gamla Stan is the old town of Stockholm city. Nobel museum and Royal Palace is located on this island. There are a lot of colorfull buildings and very beautiful streets. You must experience walking in the narrow streets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

It's really charming, but it's touristy, so avoid the street gamblers. Definitely a can't-miss destination in Stockholm.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

There are lots of lovely little quaint shops, coffee shops and restaurants in Gama Stan. I found the locals very charming and the surrounding islands like Djurgarden just lovely. One thing that did put me off a little was the amount of homeless beggars but if you can see past this it is wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

One of the nicest parts of Europe I've seen yet. We were both very taken aback by how beautiful it was.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

This island is a small island with many restaurants and shopping stores. It makes you happy walking at the streets of Gamla Stan because it also has buildings with charmful architecture. I also found a SciFi book store in this island which look like a paradise for role playing game (rpg) fans. They have many contents for role playing games.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

The Old City and Palace is wonderful to walk around and see. It is like stepping back in time and there is so much to see, do and even eat/drink! Lovely experience and everyday you visit there is something new to experience!

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Gamma Stan is very pretty with cobbled streets, lovely buildings and lots of nice cafes and shops. Try visiting when the Christmas markets are on as they make it even more magical.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

I believe Gamla Stan must be one of the most romantic places in Europe just to wander around. Stay off the turist street - västerlångatan, once the novelty has worn, and too many people. For you will find just one street up a quiet, idyllic street, or three, just empty. There you can take your time and breath in the... More 

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