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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 anyone's curiosity, not just the history buff's.
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1 Traangsund | Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
+46 8 723 30 00
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

A very nice place to visit. It was built around century 13. It contains very nice treasure like the statue of San Jorge fighting with the dragon.

Thank edsonprestes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

A nice inexpensive visit. Small brochure with information about some of the points of interest is available at the entrance. Nothing terribly special or grand, but other Catholics may enjoy especially.

Thank egersten
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

It costs 40 kr to enter the cathedral but free with Stockholm pass. Not a very big place. Nice decorations but nothing very the top special. Stop by only you have time to spare :)

Thank Rachelle W
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Scandinavian churches have a 'look' of their own. This one is particularly lovely with the red brick interior. If you like visiting churches, add this one to your list. It's in the old town so a nice area to stroll around.

Thank Mathilda J
Reviewed 20 May 2016

It is a pleasant space. Inwould suggest going in with intent to hunt out the many beautiful objets d'art that fill the space, including on the ceiling. The glittering pews for the Royals are a sight to behold. Go on a scavenger hunt, see what...More

Thank SyrinxSounds
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Compared to other European cathedrals, the Stockholm Cathedral is an intimate treasure. The Sun Dog painting, the St George sculpture and the Candle Globe make the cathedral a "not to be missed" experience.

1  Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

In the heart of old town, outside was not so attractive, but had wonderful interior. Sculptures, statues was really worth a visit.

Thank Suleyman A
Reviewed 10 May 2016

When we visited someone was playing the organs. It was warm inside and it's got beautiful chapels and ceiling and a lot of ornaments. I found the George and the dragon sculpture especially splendid

Thank TanjaD
Reviewed 6 May 2016

This is the main church in the old town close to the Palace and next to the Nobel museum. It has a 40 SEK entrance fee. It is worth visiting if you are into churches and are in the area. Alternatively there are many other...More

Thank md1mm
Reviewed 30 April 2016

As far as European capitol city cathedrals go, this one is on the small side. But that doesn't make it any less interesting or welcoming.

Thank msl521
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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21 June 2016|
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Response from tellmuluvm |
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
2 May 2016|
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!
2 May 2016|
Response from wildfireChicago | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but the Cathedral has a website. You could probably contact them with your request.