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Lake Malaren

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Address: , Stockholm, Sweden
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Sailing, Dining

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Lake Malaren is in Stockholm and separated from the Baltic Sea by the locks at Slussen. I'd recommend taking a boat cruise on Lake Malaren to see Stockholm from the water.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Lake Malaren is in Stockholm and separated from the Baltic Sea by the locks at Slussen. I'd recommend taking a boat cruise on Lake Malaren to see Stockholm from the water.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

So many stunning views when you have the backdrop of Stockholm with this lovely lake. It's worth finding out about the history behind the city and the part the lake played in it.

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Linter
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Beautiful lake we got to see during the boatcruise, it was gorgeous weather and we saw many locals swimming and sunbathing around the lake.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

always great and Relaxing to walk along North or south strand. Take a Expresso or good Food in Mälaren Pavillion!

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Portimao, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

If you go to Stockholm, you should not lose the oportunity to take a travel on the lake, visit the Bjorko island and the place of the former city of Birka. The guided tour is very nice and you can find something to eat on the boat (you can also eat on the island, but you might find that you... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Serene and scenic, best to take a hop-on-hop-off boat to explore the lake better.. Beautiful views and cool breeze , along with information given by the boat tour guide for all places they cruise by..

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On the road again
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The unique thing about this lake which connects to the Bsltic Sea is it is higher than the Baltic Sea. So today I was in a boat on the Baltic heading to the Lake and we went into a lock where it was flooded to raise the boat to lake level. When we left the lake to reintroduce the craft... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Stunning alternative to the archipelago that still offers much. Can freeze in the winter and is a playground for the locals and visitors during the summer months.

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Nenagh, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Beautiful and relaxing way to see this fabulous city! Great way to get to the islands and visit the Vasa museum

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Dunmore East, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Lake Malaren has an elevation that is approximately one metre higher than the Baltic Sea into which it flows so all boat traffic in the Stockholm area must enter and leave the lake via two major lock systems that connect both bodies of water.

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