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Stockholm Old Town

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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
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Address: Stockholm, Sweden
Phone Number: 084111188
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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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Gorgeous place loved all,music playing in the square plenty of eating places ,just remember expensive so you need plenty of cash ,

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gorgeous place loved all,music playing in the square plenty of eating places ,just remember expensive so you need plenty of cash ,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great place for an afternoon walk with beatiful sceneries thanks to the colorful houses, especially at the Stortorget. I you search well, you may find some good for value restaurants. Don't forget to walk around the island and don't miss the views towards the colorful buildings of Norrmalm and Sodermalm. A bit less known, the small island of Riddarholmen is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is certainly worth having a stroll around the old town if you are in Stockholm. There are various places to visit.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an easy walk as it takes about 15-20 minutes to slowly make your way from one side to the other. The Palace, museums and shops will slow you down. Lots of restaurants on the square adjacent to Nobel Museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyable walk through the old streets, narrow and lots of shops mainly souvineers but great restuarants and drink spots

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just let yourself get lost in all the old cobly-stoned shopping streets. Absolutely stunning! I recommend just setting an afternoon for it and walking around there. Stop for some food in the many places available and maybe go in some of the churches and museums!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were here on a Baltic cruise. Very charming, historic buildings line the streets and alleys. You can watch the changing of the guard, have a classic Swedish meal, and visit the Nobel Museum in one afternoon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stockholm's Old Town is a very nice place to visit and to walk around, have a drink, a snack or a meal. Like many of the old European towns it is very well preserved and has a charming atmosphere

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can look round this town in a couple of hours. There are many small, quaint streets filled with shops, restaurants and bars. It is very picturesque with a great atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While watched from the other bank the Old Town looks really great but inside it is also nice but one should be prepared for crowds of tourists loitered along the narrow streets. Possibly it is better to visit this area in early mornings.While looking

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Staying in Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen

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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting: take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest) alleys, which will make you feel like you’ve travelled back in time. This neighborhood offers a great combination of historical buildings and traditional Swedish restaurants.