Stockholm Video Travel Guides

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Discover the Baltic city of Stockholm, capital of Sweden. Explore the old town or ramble about the many waterfront promenades. Take a ferry and discover the city from the sea and when evening falls enjoy some local Swedish cuisine.





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East Harbours

Along the east harbour there are a number of piers. Enjoy a stroll along the piers, overlooking the harbour and waterfront,

Stromkajen

East Harbours

Take a stroll along the water front - past the Royal slope, round by the Grand Hotel and past the museum

Strandvagen

East Harbours

The Avenue Strandvagen running along the waterfront was developed in 1890s in time for the Stockholm World Fair 1897. Today it is an elegant avenue offering views of the bay.

Skeppsbrokajen

East Harbours

The Skeppsbrokajen or Ship's Bridge's Quay is the harbour to the east of Gamla Stan. A number of ferries and water taxis berth along the quay.

Ferries

East Harbours

Stockholm has a range of ferry services, from local taxi boats to car ferries connecting the city to Finland, Estonia and Latvia.

Stadsgardhamnen

East Harbours

The Stadsgardhamnen runs along the Baltic harbour below SoderMalm. The quay is the berthing point for a number of ferries. From the quay there are good views of the City and Baltic waterway


Further Reading on Wikipedia : Nationalmuseum

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Islands

Within the harbour area, there are a number of islands, both Sjeppsholmen and Djuirgarden are reachable on foot and by ferry.

Skeppsholmen

Islands

The island of Skeppsholmen is in Stockholm's Baltic harbour and easily accessible by bridge. There are a number of museums on the isalnd.

Djurgarden

Islands

The island of Djurgarden accessible by ferry from Gamla Stan or by bridge from Strandvagen is Stockholm's most popular recreational area, with parks, museums, marinas and amusement park.


Further Reading on Wikipedia : Skeppsholmen

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Stockholm's old centre

Explore the old central area of the city.

Gamla Stan

Stockholm's old centre

Gamla Stan is the old town of Stockholm, on the island of Stadsholmen, between the bridges to Norrmalm and Sodermalm.

Stortorget

Stockholm's old centre

The Stortorget s the oldest square in Stockholm. The square is today frequented by thousands of tourists annually. It is a place to relax with restaurants and coffee shops nearby.

Royal Palace

Stockholm's old centre

The Stockholm Palace is the official residence of the Swedish monarch.


Further Reading on Wikipedia : Gamla stan

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Modern Stockholm

The area north and east of Gamla Stan is the modern and commercial part of the city

Norrmalm

Modern Stockholm

The area around Norrmalm is the major commercial and shopping district known as the City

Strömsgatan

Modern Stockholm

The Strömsgatan runs along the river front connecting the RiddarFjardan to the Baltic. The flow of water through this narrow neck can be thunderous at times during the year.


Further Reading on Wikipedia : Stockholm

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West Stockholm

West of Gamla Stan the river broadens out forming another harbour. Enjoy a walk around the old port or take a cruise up the river.

Riddarfjarden

West Stockholm

The waters of the Riddarfjarden lie to the west of Gamla Stan and connect Lake Mälaren to the Baltic.

Riddarholmen

West Stockholm

The small islet of Riddarholmen, now connected to Gamla Stan, is one of the oldest areas in the city. From it's western side there are good views of RiddarFjarden.

Söder Mälarstrand

West Stockholm

The Söder Mälarstrand overlooks the Riddarfjardan on the south. A number of ship hotels are berthed along the quays.


Further Reading on Wikipedia : Riddarfjarden


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