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The capital city of Sweden is a blend of historical and modern attractions. It has beautiful architecture and historical buildings sprawled across the city with echoes of the past and incorporate the present as well. The city is home to the globally acknowledge and renowned Nobel Prize award ceremony. Stockholm is also the home of the Swedish Royal family residing in the Royal Palace Drottningholm. It has the world’s first and only open air museum called Skansen that boasts Sweden’s rich history.
A walk on the cobblestones streets of Stockholm as you admire the buildings, sit in cafes or visit the parks. The best part about Stockholm is that it’s a very pedestrian friendly city and you can just walk about anywhere. There are many amazing clubs, restaurants and cafes in Stockholm and the weather is something to look forward to if you prefer a cool to chilly climate. There are many apartments in Stockholm that you can stay in and even avail some great last minute offers.
This is one of the most popular areas of Stockholm as it attracts quite a lot of tourist and locals. Gamla Stan translates to Old Town and has preserved some of Europe’s most iconic medieval structures and buildings. You will feel like you have travelled back in time as you walk through the narrow streets and old homes. This is the place for history buffs and admirers of great architecture. You can find some vacation rentals in Stockholm in the surrounding areas of Gamla Stan.
This is neighborhood is central to artists, thinkers and writers. Dubbed as the creativity hub of Stockholm, it is a rather an interesting place to visit while you are on your short stay in Stockholm. There are many restaurants, cafes and stores for shopping to satisfy everyone.
This name translates to “the city of stone” and it boasts one of the best architecture in all of Sweden. Swedish people take pride in their history and culture and after seeing this area, you will understand why. Just strolling through the streets near the Rörstrandsgatan will make you fall in love with the awe inspiring beauty of the buildings.
Skansen (open air museum)
Stockholm has a fairly cold weather and it has cloudy and foggy winters from December to February and a cool summer from June-August. This is not the place where you wear your Hawaiian themed shirts and bathe in the sun so be sure to pack an umbrella (it gets rainy) and a jacket because it gets windy. If you are planning to visit in winters then pack for a really cold weather.
So if you planning to have a tour of Europe , be sure to have at least a short stay in Stockholm and see the wonders of the medieval European history for yourself. Indulge in the local cuisine and cycle your way throughout the city (people of Stockholm love to cycle and are commonly found doing so). Don’t miss out on any of the last minute offers for your stay in one of the apartments in Stockholm.