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A surprise

This Lutheran Church was much more ornate than many we have visited and as such was much more... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael C
Good visit

A small fee enable us to visit this gem. A guide made sure you used only cushions for praying and... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Kittyboy2114
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Svartmangatan 16 A | Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited this church, you can see the church spire from just about anywhere around the Old Town. Inside was nice, but not spectacular. After stepping inside, we could see enough of the church that there seemed to be little point in paying the admission...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This catches your attention when you're walking around Gamla Stan and is very impressive from the outside. You can walk into the church for free but if you want to look around it costs around 30 SEK. The inside is very ornate but after having...More

Thank Its-Me-Me
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay exterior, we just did the free side of the pay version of the church..... so ... that said, interesting interior and beautiful windows... bit of my frustration with Old Town Stockholm was the fees to see things - including this church....

Thank Promart1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was expecting a somewhat austere interior so as not to distract from the word of god. I was greatly surprised by what I found. The windows are large and provide a light and airy interior. The stained glass is vibrant. The pulpit, alter and...More

Thank Fred R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Lutheran Church was much more ornate than many we have visited and as such was much more interesting. The is some fine stained glass and carving. The 'royal box' is unusual.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 14 July 2018

A small fee enable us to visit this gem. A guide made sure you used only cushions for praying and not for sitting. Lots of artefacts with history to keep your there for about 30 minutes.

Thank Kittyboy2114
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Tyska Kyrkan/German Church/St. Gertrude’s Church was built in the 14th century as a guild house for German merchants of the Hansa, it was converted into a church in the 16th century and dedicated to St. Gertrude. The church owes much of its appearance to an...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The church stands tall and high over other buildings in Gamla Stan. Was built to cater to the German community who exists in Stockholm. Look see, admire and be inspired to enter the church. Stay calm and peaceful.

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 5 June 2018

try to catch an organ rehearsal or concert in this beautiful church - we did and it was very impressive and worth the time. Even if not visiting for the music, well worth stopping in to see baroque decoration

Thank NedHickey
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The church is very noticeable on the outside, with its grand spire and lovely walkway that it makes you stop and read all the information about it at the entrance gate. It's interesting that the history of this church dates back to the middle ages...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home
to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central
island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small
island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit
touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting:
take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and
through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest)
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