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Quaint little church just behind opera house

Well worth dropping in if you are nearby. Its quite an imposing building with spire and nave. The... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
allanriley9
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Mandurah, Australia
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Nice little church

We stopped here on our way to the Vasa museum and it was a nice little surprise. It is on the other... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Nomeian
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stumbled in here one afternoon and found a very welcoming and calm atmosphere. Later I returned for a one hour jazz concert (alto sax and piano) that is one of the most amazing musical experiences I have ever had; I could feel the music...More

Thank MaryLS
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This church is in the middle of the old town of Stockholm. It’s bright color and copper green tower can be seen from all over the old town. Inside is very beautiful and the ornate alter screen is magnificently trimmed out in gold.

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This church is probably the most centrally located in Stockholm. It is next to the King's Garden (Kungsträdgården) and the Royal Opera. It is worth to visit. There are also many concerts.

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth dropping in if you are nearby. Its quite an imposing building with spire and nave. The door is simple but the interior is welcoming and just ghe place for contemplation.

Thank allanriley9
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We stopped here on our way to the Vasa museum and it was a nice little surprise. It is on the other side of the old town, and we immediately lost the crowds. It was quieter and we could explore without having people getting in...More

Thank Nomeian
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Great to have a nose around. Beautiful inside and very close to the Opera House. Stockholm maybe quite atheist now but they still look after their history and their churches. This is a fine example.

Thank Xeverity
Reviewed 29 June 2017

A very beautiful church in red with green colour copper roof standing in the heart of the city, next to the Kungstr?dg?rden. We were passing by the church in our walking city tour that commenced from the Old Town and were heading to T-Centralen. Along...More

1  Thank ZfyEd
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Stockholm has lots of beautiful churches open to the public and this one didn't disappoint! Beautiful inside and out. I wouldn't make a special trip to see it but if you're walking by it's certainly worth taking a few minutes to peak inside!

Thank AdventureUnlimited01
Reviewed 21 June 2017

When walking on the western edge of Kungstradgarden, we couldn't miss this church behind the opera house because of its bright red color, and we decided to visit for a closer look. The structure turned out to be beautifully maintained outside and inside, with a...More

1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Amazing construction and design. Just beautiful at every turn. A mixture of styles, built, destroyed and rebuilt. You must visit.

Thank alisaj_12
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Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with
its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget
Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm
postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most
traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and
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