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Stockholm Cathedral

1 Traangsund | Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
+46 8 723 30 00
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Dating back to the 13th century, this church has a distinct character and history. It is the oldest in the Old Town and is home to several relics as well as an impressive statue of Saint George fighting the Dragon. Storkyrkan can pique almost...more
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1 Traangsund | Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
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+46 8 723 30 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This church is known as the Coronation church and its construction began in 1306, making it the oldest building still in use in Stockholm. It is the site of religious services and concerts, as well as royal coronations, weddings, and funerals. The church has a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful church that has some great highlights - the statue of St. George and the Dragon. Iis like many churches of that time period. It is definitely worth the time period. It is included in the Stockholm Pass and we went in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Time - Approximately 30 minutes This church hosts a wealth of history, both from royalty and of the church. The do charge 65 SEK for an entrance fee. Make sure to pick up a brochure as they are very helpful in explaining several main focuses...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Storkyrkan (Great Church) which was built in 1306 at the site of a small chapel dedicated to St. Nicholas. It is the site of royal ceremonies such as coronations, weddings and christenings. The wedding of crown princess Victoria in 2010 took place here.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a cold, March morning, we stopped at the Sotrkyrkan. We were lucky to come in during a practice of a small orchestra who would be playing later that week. The contemporary music gave a nice backdrop to seeing all the treasures this church had...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a record of a church on this site since 1279 and some of the current structure dates to 1306. The church reached its current configuration in the 1480s. Particularly impressive was the oak carving of St. George and the Dragon from 1489. Also...More

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This cathedral is quite unusual, as it is made of brick. It is free to admire from the inside. While not a "must see" it makes a nice rest stop during your tour of Gamla Stan, as you can sit in the pews and reflect...More

Thank CKF
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

You don't go to Sweden for the Churches unless you are Lutheran and Lutheran chic means plain. The Storkyrkan is not actually a cathedral either but has been the setting for coronations of Swedish royalty who used to hang out just across the way. The...More

Thank Inspector_More
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The outside of the building belies the splendour of the interior. Don't forget to stop by on your way to or from the Palace. Everything is incredible close by. Even if you plan to stay only a few minutes, I can guarantee you'll want to...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

The cathedral doesn't look much from the outside- it doesn't look like a typical cathedral. When you go inside it is nothing special. When I visited they had some artifacts from Queen Kristina's coronation in the 1600s which was interesting. To be honest I'd save...More

Thank B T
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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)
...More
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Savvy_Sightseer
11 March 2018|
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Response from CptVonTripp | Reviewed this property |
It’s really not very big - smaller than some standard churches - and a decent guide book coupled with Google will tell you the chief facts. I wouldn’t say a guide was needed.
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avonwalker
21 June 2016|
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Hi, TripAdvisor will not allow me to paste the website so here are the steps I took to find the Stockholm Cathedral webpage that gives a list of events and music days and times. There is also an email contact listed (at the... More
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elaines32016
2 May 2016|
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Response from happy4travel | Reviewed this property |
The visitor centers in Uppsala and Stockholm are incredibly helpful. Check out the schedules posted throughout both cities. The train stations are a great place to find good venues. Lots of beautiful music everywhere!
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