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Vasa Museum

The Vasa Museum is the most visited site in Stockholm, that displays only one item inside its walls. The museum’s only item is the 17th century ship, which had a sad destiny. It got destroyed just 5 minutes after being in the sea for the first time. It was built to scare the enemies.

Stockholm Old Town

Gamla Stan is the old town of Stockholm and the heart of the city. It mainly consists of the island Stadsholmen. It was built in 13th century and has a big influence of medieval German architecture.The old town consists of archaic solutions and many narrow, uneven, small streets, which remind a labyrinth.

Skansen Open-Air Museum

Skansen is the world’s oldest open-air museum. It is situated in island Djurgården , Stockholm. Opened in 1891, Skansen became the first museum and zoo under the sky. It shows different lifestyles and cultural details of the country during the old times.

ABBA The Museum

ABBA The Museum is the memorial and the museum of the legendary pop band ABBA. It is not a kind of traditional museum. The museum has an interactive type. It opened in 2013. The exhibitions's most famous item is Benny Andersson’s self-playing piano, which plays when the musician plays his piano at home.


Fotografiska is the museum of contemporary art in Stockholm. The center mainly presents photography and paintings. It includes the best collection of the world known foreign and Swedish modern artists. Fotografiska includes an academy, bistro, café, bar, conference rooms, museum shop, gallery, and event spaces.

Stockholm City Hall

The Stockholm City Hall is the main administrative center of the city. It is situated in Kungsholmen island. The hall is open to the visitors and is a top tourist attraction. It contains offices and conference rooms for important meetings, ceremonial halls and the luxury restaurant.

Royal Palace

Stockholm Royal Palace is the residential palace of the Swedish royal family. It is situated in the Old Town of Stockholm. The Royal Court of Sweden is also situated inside the Palace. The building consists of 4 main parts, which are named after the four cardinal directions.

Kungliga Djurgarden

Djurgården is one of the islands, Stockholm stands on. It is all about historical buildings, monuments, museums, galleries and parks. Only a small part of the island is residential. The famous amusement park Gröna Lund, the open-air museum Skansen are also situated in Djurgården.

Drottningholm Palace

The Drottningholm Palace is the private residential palace of the royal family of Sweden. The palace is situated on the island Lovön and was built in 16th century. The Drottningholm is included in the list of the UNESCO world heritage site.

The Nobel Museum

The Nobel Museum is a museum in Stockholm, dedicated to the Nobel Prize and laureates from 1901 to present. The museum is situated inside the building of Stock Exchange. It is also a memorial that represents the life of the founder of the prize, Alfred Nobel.

Stockholm Canals

Stockholm Canals are symbolic for the city, as Stockholm lies on different islands cut from each other by beautiful canals of the Baltic sea. Canals have become one of the most famous attractions in Stockholm.


Junibacken is a fairy-tale amusement park for children. It is situated in island of Djurgården. The park was opened by the Swedish Royal Family in 1996. The park is a reproduction of the Swedish fairy tale scenes written by Astrid Lindgren.

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