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Dating back to the 13th century, this church has a distinct character and history. It is the oldest in the Old Town and is home to several relics as well as an impressive statue of Saint George fighting the Dragon. Storkyrkan can pique almost...more
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1 Traangsund | Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful cathedral in the headt of the oldtown! Worth a stop and if you are interested, check concert schedules- the sound of wagons is impressive.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank karolinaj632
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful church is not far from the Royal Palace. It probably is worthwhile to go inside and see, as it is not that expensive. You can take a tour of the tower. Amazing place even if not as impressive as some other cathedrals around...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Just across the royal palace, take a couple of minute To visit it. Just the statue of St. George fighting the dragon worth your time! Really inspiring and pretty. There is also a painting of Vädersolstavlan Its not suppose to be thé original but i...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jeanfran_oist800
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Nor its location in the old town nor its architecture are really impressive - no comparison to the cathedral at Uppsala. Dedicated to St.Nicholas and often called 'Storkyrkan' (the big church) it has an exterior with a rather modest tower in baroque style, while its...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank saronic
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

This church was near our hotel in Gamla Stan and we almost didn’t visit but I am so glad we did. Absolutely stunning with amazing history. Take 30 minutes out of your trip and take it all in!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dforberg
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful church, very peaceful and I reckon a concert there would be amazing. Unfortunately I didn't have the opportunity. There is a charge of 20sek for an audio tour to run on your smart phone. Well worth the price.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank S7010NWkatherineh
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Stockholm Cathedral is a church located at 1 Traangsund in Gamla Stan. Lovely inside. 60 SEK each to go in.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

The interior of Stockholm cathedral is really quite beautiful, and is much more impressive than it appears from the outside. The gothic brick arches really stand out against the white plaster and the organ is impressive.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank bethmaryclayton
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The Stockholm Cathedral is a beautiful church near the Royal Palace. I wouldn't go out of your way to go there, but if you are in the area it is worth stopping by. They also do tours of the tower.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emitom H
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a great church to visit if you have 30-40min extra time in Gamla Stan. The art and statues are gorgeous and it’s brick interior makes it a bit different than a typical European church.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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)
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Savvy_Sightseer
March 11, 2018|
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Response from CptVonTripp | Reviewed this property |
It’s really not very big - smaller than some standard churches - and a decent guide book coupled with Google will tell you the chief facts. I wouldn’t say a guide was needed.
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avonwalker
June 20, 2016|
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Hi, TripAdvisor will not allow me to paste the website so here are the steps I took to find the Stockholm Cathedral webpage that gives a list of events and music days and times. There is also an email contact listed (at the... More
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elaines32016
May 2, 2016|
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Response from happy4travel | Reviewed this property |
The visitor centers in Uppsala and Stockholm are incredibly helpful. Check out the schedules posted throughout both cities. The train stations are a great place to find good venues. Lots of beautiful music everywhere!
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Hi we will visit Stockholm in June from a cruise ship for 8 hours. We are planning to visit the following places and need some advise as to what needs to be done first and which transportation would be best fitted for the group include children and seniors: Royal Palace Stockholm Cathedral Stockholm old town Drottningholm Palace Nybroviken Your help is greatly appreciated
June 10, 2014|
Response frombjörn h|
Depends of which harbour you will enter. Hopfuly you are entering the city harbour at Stadsgårds kajen. Then all but Drottningholm is just in the nabourhood. Drottningholm you should skip because getting there and back would set you short on two hours just traveling. If however you arrive at frihamnen you have to take bus/subway in to gamla stan from were you could explore the sights you want, all except for Drottningholm
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December 15, 2014|
Response fromChristian B|
1. The cathedral is IN the Old Town, right next to the Royal Palace. City Hall is a 15 min walk from the Royal Palace. 2. I think you could do all three in a day. The Vasa is clearly the shining star in this trio, how much time you spend in the Nordic museum depends completely on how good the current exhibition is and how interested you are in design and fashion. I spent about an hour the last time I was there.