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“magnificent view of the city”

Stockholm City Hall
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Stockholm City Hall is one of Sweden's most famous buildings, and one of the capital's most visited tourist attractions. It houses offices for 200 people including the Municipal Council, and is also famous for its grand ceremonial halls and unique art pieces. The Stockholm City Hall is the venue of the Nobel Prize banquet held on 10 December each year. Between May and September, the City Hall Tower offers a breathtaking view of Stockholm.
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Reviewed June 27, 2013

The City hall itself is a very nice red brick building with lots of decorations and a garden down at the water which is worth a visit even without any additional activities (within easy walking distance of the main station).

The tour up the tower is one group at a time, all going up at the same time and then going down agian 30 minutes later. Some stairs up and some narrow walkways but you will be rewarded with a magnificent view of the city. Only 40 SEK pp (free with the Stockholm card).

Best enjoyed on a sunny day with good picture taking opportunities.

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Reviewed June 26, 2013

We were here for the Stockholm Criminology Symposium Award Presentation and Gala Dinner. I loved it. The setting was magnificent (presentation in Blue Room and Dinner in Gold Room). It was terrific to be invited to this event. the service and the food were great... especially when they served dessert!

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Reviewed June 25, 2013

The City Hall though somewhat out of the way is worth a visit if only for the courtyard and waterside gardens. The tower is worth a climb, which you will have to do even if you use the lift, for the views. Be wary that it involves walking round narrow corridors and tight staircases that would not be easy to negotiate if not that agile. The hall where they hold the Nobel banquet is a bit of a let down making a lot of gold look bland. Expect to pay for access to any internal parts of the City Hall though you can often wander in at the back of a tour group, but that would be naughty.

4  Thank Nesster
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Reviewed June 22, 2013

Very informative 45 minute tour that takes you through and explains the various rooms in the city hall, I enjoyed more than I thought I was going to.

Thank madtaxer
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

Of the top of the tower you have a wonderful view of the city. In special is very nice the palace and Gamla Stan views. In this building every year occurs the official dinner for the Nobel Prize winers.

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