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.

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For day trips to Sweden's other royal palaces, see With over 600 rooms, the Royal Palace is one of the largest royal residences in the world. King Carl Gustaf XVI and Queen Silvia both have their offices here, and the banquet...  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

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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The Vasa is the only remaining 17th-century ship in the world, and the biggest single object that's ever been preserved. More than 700 sculptures adorn the Vasa, which was the mightiest warship of its time. The reasons why this magnificent...  Read More

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Nobel Museum

The actual Nobel Prize Ceremony in the Stockholm Concert Hall is only a small part of the prize. Here, you can learn about the unique selection procedure, the work of Martin Luther King and over 30 other laureates, the cultures of creativity and...  Read More

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Theatre, performance, concerts, exhibitions, debates and lectures; the "House of Culture" is the capital's cultural hub with interesting events all year round. Konst-ig is Sweden's only art and design book store; the World News Café offers free...  Read More

Bergianska Trädgården

Being a tourist doesn't necessarily mean that you want to spend your entire holiday with other tourists. The tranquil Bergius Botanical Garden is many Stockholmers' favorite place for escaping the stresses of modern-day life. It features a...  Read More

Vikingastaden Birka

Pagans, foreigners and Christians lived peacefully side by side in the Viking town of Birka, one of Sweden's most popular destinations. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the trade port was established by a Swedish King in the 8th century, but was...  Read More

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No visit to Stockholm is complete without a day at Skansen, the world's oldest open-air museum and a living replica of historical Sweden. Over 150 18th and 19th century buildings have been moved here from all over the country. Meet people in...  Read More

Nordiska Museet

The National Museum of Cultural History, modeled on Nordic Renaissance castles, is often mistaken for a royal palace. It's equally impressive on the inside, with an entrance hall 126.5 meters wide and 24 meters tall. The museum shows every...  Read More