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Stockholm Off-the-Beaten Path

Leave the crowds and get lost in the city for half a day
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 3.6 miles
Duration: Half day

Overview :  Stockholm has many must-see attractions and although the landmarks on this tour are not as often visited, they still are worth a stop.... more »

Tips:  Wear comfortable shoes and do not forget to bring your student ID. This tour is more suitable for later in the day so you end with a... more »

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Points of Interest

Built in 1898 for Walther and Wilhelmina von Hallwyl, the house today is a museum. The building was designed by Isak Gustaf Clason, one of the best known Swedish architects. Hallwyls have spent more than 1.5 million SEK on their home and the house is a gem in itself with a late Victorian interior. Learn about the family and see their dining,... More

One of the few museums in the world and the only one in Sweden that features the history of the postal service and stamps. The museum is housed in the oldest building in the Swedish postal organization, dating back to the 17th century. The museum has a special exhibition for children and a small post office where young visitors can stamp letters, ... More

This center for contemporary photography has an exhibition space of 2,500 square meters. Fotografiska features four major exhibitions and 15 to 20 minor exhibitions per year. Additionally, the museum houses a restaurant, gift shop and a bar, which is said to have one of the best views in Stockholm.
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Admission:
Tickets: Adults, 110 SEK
Students ... More

4. Toy Museum

Displaying old and new toys, the museum is a treat for young and older tourists. Admire dolls, doll houses, trains, cars and much more. The museum is split into the following exhibitions: boats, cars, aeroplanes and motorbikes; steam engines; The Mickey Mouseum; historic peepshows (dioramas); dolls and teddy bears; mechanical toys; figures, and... More

Swedish home-style food is served in this pub, known for an atmosphere where everyone is welcomed. Pelikan serves great food on a budget. It's a good place to relax after a long day of sightseeing.
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Hours:
Main Hall
Monday-Thursday: 4pm-midnight
Friday-Saturday: 1pm-1am
Sunday: 1pm-midnight
Dining Room, Monday-Saturday: 5pm-midnight