Voyage to the City on the Water
Lively, cosmopolitan Stockholm sports an appealing mix of modern Scandinavian architecture and fairy tale palaces, watched over by a Board of Beauty, responsible for preserving the city.
One third of its area is devoted to green space, and another third to waterways, providing lots of room to breathe.
Gamla Stan is the oldest section, retaining the medieval layout of narrow meandering paths.
For the contemporary take there's Sodermalm, known trendily as SoFo, with welcoming restaurants and pubs, specialty shops, and boutiques. Stieg Larson fans hang out here, as it is the area of the city where most action in the Millennium novels takes place.
Stockholm, Sweden Highlights
Featured Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden At a glance
Featured Blogs Related To
Frontiers and Fairytales: Exploring Northern Europe in 2020
There's no place quite like Northern Europe. Castles tower over rolling hills. Folklore captivates in a way that brings new life to centuries-old. And the...
Nineteen Majestic Palaces You’ll Want To Visit Right Now
From Buckingham to Bangkok, the world is scattered with palaces that will take your breath away. Some are still official royal residences, while others...