Best Attractions & Activities

With all of the things to do and see in a city, deciding how to spend your time can be quite an agonizing decision. 10best has narrowed all of the available attractions in Stockholm to a list of the most appealing and reputable, to aide in your decision making. You can rest easy knowing that any choice you make from our list is sure to please.

Old Town (Gamla Stan)
Gamla Stan

Made mostly by Stadsholmen Island and its surround islets, Gamla Stan is one of the oldest sections of Stockholm, Sweden, dating all the way back to 1252; Appropriate considering that Gamla Stan literally translates to "old town" in English....  Read More

Archipelago Cruise Tour

Though not obvious on most maps, the southern region of Sweden is essentially one large archipelago. Within city limits, Stockholm itself is 33% water, making boat tours and cruises a terrific way to spend part of the day and see much of the...  Read More

Old Town (Gamla Stan)
The Royal Palace

Consisting of several different royal buildings the Stockholm Royal Palace is where the monarchs of Sweden used to reign over the Scandinavian kingdom. The changing of the palace guard also takes place on these grounds and has remained a...  Read More

ABBA The Museum

Being on of the few, if only, Swedish bands that American's regard as a household name, ABBA is widely regarded as one of Sweden's most widely recognized exports. As such it should come no surprise that the band that put Sweden on the musical...  Read More

Skansen Open-air Museum

The Skansen Open-Air Museum is more than just a museum, it's a trip back in time. The museum takes up most of the island of Djurgården and the islanders are decked out in full 18th century attire and perform the trades most common in Stockholm...  Read More

Stockholm Metro Art

Perhaps one of the greatest free art galleries in Sweden, nearly 90% of Stockholm Metro stations are decked out in local and international art pieces spanning many different media and genres. Rose sculptures decorate one station platform while...  Read More

Gröna Lunds Tivoli

The largest amusement park in Sweden, Gröna Lunds Tivoli offers some of the world's tallest and biggest rides. The park was opened in 1883 and has since transformed into a sleek modern thrill park; a little slice of European Six Flags. The...  Read More

City Hall

Nordic architecture is unique to Scandinavian countries and Stockholm City Hall has all the hallmarks of the one of a kind style: towing height, imposing features, and brick facade. The inside of this seat of city government power looks as...  Read More

Drottningholm Palace

The current residence of the Swedish royal family, Drittningholm Palace is home not only to traditions and history, but beautiful art and sculptures as well. The seventeenth century palace has many oddities about it and offers visitors something...  Read More

The Museum of Modern Art, housed in a striking building designed by Rafael Moneo, has one of the best permanent collections of 20th-century art in Europe. Some of the highlights – among the 5000 paintings, 25000 watercolors, drawings and...  Read More

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