Stockholm is the capital not only of Sweden but also of coziness, beautiful houses, and bicycles. This city is called the "heart of Sweden" because of its architecture, a huge number of museums, and its special location on 14 different islands of the Baltic Sea. Stockholm will not leave anyone indifferent: neither fans of nightlife and active entertainment, nor couples with small children, nor single tourists who come here to enjoy the peace, sea air and freshness of green parks. This city has its own special history, secrets and mysteries. To feel its atmosphere much better, you can visit a free walking tour Stockholm.
Features of Stockholm
The city is popular among fans of history and culture because there are more than 70 museums! Visiting many of them can afford even a budget tourist because admission to all national museums is free. A feature of the capital of Sweden is its houses, in which only rarely you can see closed curtains. So here you can not only get acquainted with the architecture and sights of the city but also see how ordinary people live.
Stockholm is often called the Venice of the North, because thanks to its special location on 14 islands, there are 57 bridges. And each bridge is differently beautiful and unique.
In the capital of Sweden, always a lot of tourists. And it's not just because of the beauty of the city and the many attractions, but because residents will understand many foreign tourists. Residents of the city speak English, Swedish, Finnish, Bosnian, Arabic, Turkish, Dutch, Spanish, Serbian, Croatian. This attracts tourists from all over the world to this jewel of Scandinavia.
What to see and do in Stockholm
Stockholm can surprise even experienced tourists because only here there are unique places and attractions to see. To fully explore the city, visitors to the capital are advised:
- To visit the "longest art gallery in the world" - don't think the tour will be boring. In fact, that's what they call the Stockholm subway, which the Swedes have turned into a work of art. Each station is a separate room with new exhibits sure to be memorable.
- To have a cocktail in a glass of ice - in Stockholm, there is a unique cafe Ice bar, where 365 days a year the Ice Age reigns. All the decorations of the cafe are made of ice, and the interior changes every six months. So even if you have already been to this place, Ice Bar always has something to surprise you.
- To rent a bicycle and feel like a resident of Stockholm - this form of transport is particularly popular here. And this is no accident because the capital of Sweden is proud of its ecology.
- To visit Sweden's oldest park Gruna Lund - for adrenaline seekers there is a special attraction - a 120-meter merry-go-round, which you will definitely remember for the rest of your life.
Stockholm can be visited again and again. This city never stands still and constantly surprises visitors with its beauty. You can see it for yourself when you visit the fabulous capital of Sweden.