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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Went to this place one night with friends. Just an ordinary pub which serves a good variety of beers. A bit too noisy for me. Nothing compared to an English pub.

Thank Ben919191
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Sodermalm is a residential area. We went for a lovely walk that had great views of the city recommended in our guide book.

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Reviewed 15 October 2018

If you want to see the real Stockholm, just stay here. Lots of resturants, Pub´s, art galleries etc. The 2 main Hotels Clarion and Malmen are perfect but there are lots of other smaller Hotels and Hostels. Actually you dont need go to the city...More

Thank Rolle A
Reviewed 2 October 2018

If you've read any of Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy books, the name Sodermalm is ingrained in your mind. He was inspired by the neighborhood while writing the books, so walking around, you can see inspiration for Lisbeth Salander's house, the Millennium offices, and Mikael Blomkvist's...More

Thank NJRollHard
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Bustling place with several different restaurants and multi cuisine offerings and shopping. You can spend 2-3 hours in area easily.

Thank RaviA651
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We were on tour with a local guide. He brought us to a location he referred to as “the balcony of Stockholm” and the views of the city were just so fantastic!

Thank 48lisas48
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

A very nice place that has rised from being in the lower range back in the days! Today it’s really popular and there’s loads of great shopping, a lot of good restaurants and bars in the area! You just need to see it! You will...More

Thank MarieP2042
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is a lovely place to stroll around. It has some interesting shops, galleries and cafes. There are lots of narrow side streets to explore.. Without a doubt you get the best views of the city from following the small path Soder Malarstrand. There are...More

Thank Sunsetbeach08
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We took a walk around Sodermalm recommended by a friend and in a guidebook and enjoyed it very much. We particularly liked Fjallgatan, a street with many 18th century buildings. The whole vibe of Sodermalm seemed more down to earth than other parts of the...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I was living in this area, so was mostly walking through to reach the city center until I've decided to explore - and this district is just fantastic! Plenty of great restaurants and cafes with delicious food, no crowds and reasonable prices, fantastic architecture, lots...More

Thank leuveen
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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
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