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Stockholm Old Town

Stockholm, Sweden
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The Old Town, unsurprisingly, is the oldest part of Stockholm. It's certainly the tourist's go-to destination, but that doesn’t detract from its architectural and otherwise urban beauty.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“narrow streets” (598 reviews)
“gamla stan” (1,636 reviews)
“souvenir shops” (353 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Stockholm, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been here bfore, and it was great to visit at Christmas time. I love the old houses, the narrow roads and the atmosphere.

Thank 216wenchef
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the Stockholm old town in October 2017. It is a very charming place with cobbled path ways. Both the sides are lined with shops from where you can buy momentos. You can also visit the palace as it is close by.

Thank sureshmenon
Reviewed 4 days ago

This whole area is wonderful to walk through, even on cold days as the tall houses break much of the wind. I especially enjoyed the varied architecture, winding alleys, and shops on the lower levels.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An old part of the city. It's full of narrow cobbled streets suitable for a stroll. Lots of souvenir shops. There are special stores too such as one dedicated to Tintin, a science fiction bookstore and a comic shop.any cafes and restaurants. Must visit if...More

Thank Ninad C
Reviewed 4 days ago

i walked from my hotel to here and whilst it is for the tourist, it is pretty and nice to see the old buildings as most of Sweden is very modern and a little soulless. lots of coffee shops, resturants and gift shops

Thank cjajensenmk3
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I took a free walking tour of the old town which was a good way to spend the short amount of time I was in Stockholm. Lovely restaurants, pubs and bars in the area. Cobbled streets so wear sensible footwear.

1  Thank Chicken765
Reviewed 5 days ago

Similar to other European old town, you must visit Gamla Stan. Very nice area plenty of shops and restaurants.

Thank Davida_Davida
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is very easy to walk around Stockholm old town yourself. Everything that you would want to see is in a relatively small area. It is a very picturesque area of the city.

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sometimes too packed, especially during weekends, but worth a visit just for its ambiance. A lot of old things and nice architecture, narrow alleys, bars and restaurants. Too touristic, though, especially the shops.

Thank dag007
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice area to wander around in. Nice small streets with good bars and restaurants. Thoroughly enjoyed spending an afternoon and evening here.

Thank Joshua B
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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20 July 2017|
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Response from p1cotton | Reviewed this property |
Possibly Gamla Stan (the old town).
9 July 2017|
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Response from PLO528 | Reviewed this property |
If you are not with a tour group, then I would dress according to Yelp. However, believe me, they will know you are tourists so there really isn't any dress code. It can get cold but you are never outside longer than 30... More
30 May 2017|
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Response from Smile072013 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend "Himlen" with the best view, "Södra Teatern" have also nice view. An sophisticated hotel and restaurant is "T-Bar, Diplomaten". "Park Inn by Radisson Stockholm Hammarby Sjöstad" is a pretty new and god... More
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