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Sodermalm is one of the most densely populated areas in Scandinavia. It's a residential district in Stockholm's archipelago that boasts some attractive architectural sights and will offer you a window into the life of Stockholm.
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“vintage shops” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Stockholm, Sweden
Slussen
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve heard this is a beautiful area and wish I had more time to explore. It seemed a bit industrial on my walk to Fotografiska, but there are great views back to the city! Excellent coffee and dining options, too

Thank Cara C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Södermalm is a great area to aimlessly walk around in! I suggest visiting the photographic museum most of all. Södermalm has a lot of great bars and restaurants a few suggestions are: Nada Bar - cozy bar with great drinks! Akkurat - both a great...More

Thank Henry L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Södermalm is the cosiest part of Stockholm I find, full of hip bars and restaurants and the food market hall at Medborgarplatsen. Fantastic views from Fiskargatan and Monteselius gatan.

Thank Per A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Views of the city from Sodermalm is beautiful. Sodermalm itself is also a gem. I loved walking on the pedestrian only shopping street. It feels like old town with a modern twist of hipster.

Thank katd3p
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Nice island in the middle of Stockholm lots of restaurants bars and shops around the citizen's square warmly recommended

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Reviewed 22 November 2017

This island is really the heart of the city. It's full of weird bars, cafes, shops, and parks. Loads of second hand clothing stores to explore and I heard there's a chocolate factory somewhere. There are really lovely paths along the canals that are great...More

Thank Eve L
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Just over the bridge from Gamla Stan is the bohemian area known as Soder to the locals. We just wandered around here a bit and found a place to eat. Nice old neighbourhood, with plenty to see and do.

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Södermalm also called Söder, is definitely a part of central Stockholm worth seeing. This is an old part of Stockholm where many famous authors etc. have lived. Definitely worth seeing if you have an extra day or so.

Thank GothenburgProfessor
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This is the neighborhood to visit for the views of the city. It's not all that handicap friendly as it is hilly and there are many stairs, though we saw many manage with strollers. There were many shops, cafes and restaurants to choose from. The...More

1  Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 12 November 2017

A short walk from Segerls Torg gives us one of the nicest neighborhoods in Stockholm Sodermalm. Just turn around to change perspective with a trip back in time in the picturesque space of this much loved place by the Swedes. A boutique of vintage boutiques,...More

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Slussen
A unique mix of grotesque 1960s concrete urban vision
and cosy historical Swedish brick houses, Slussen has
become one of Stockholm’s most architecturally edgy
and controversial neighborhoods. Plans to rebuild the
area have been on the agenda for decades, however, so
far no agreement could be reached, which is the reason
for the continuing decay of its brutalist substance.
Nevertheless, the museums and the main shopping
...More
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