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Stockholm (Stockholbma) is the capital and the largest city in Sweden situated some 10 km south-east of Solna. The population of the the megapolis was estimated at 1,515,100 people according to the 2015 census Many people visit Stockholm to experience its interesting buildings and bridges.

Airport Bromma (IATA: BMA) is 20 km away from Stockholm and is the closest airport to it.

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1. Stockholm City Hall
The Stockholm City Hall (Swedish: Stockholms stadshus or Stadshuset locally) is the building of the Municipal Council for the City of Stockholm in Sweden. It stands on the eastern tip of Kungsholmen island, next to Riddarfjärden's northern shore and facing the islands of Riddarholmen and Södermalm. It houses offices and conference rooms as well as ceremonial halls, and the luxury restaurant Stadshuskällaren. It is the venue of the Nobel Prize banquet and is one of Stockholm's major tourist attra…

2. Djurgårdsbron
Djurgårdsbron (Swedish: " The Djurgården Bridge" ) is a bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden. Designed by Carl Fraenell and built for the Stockholm World's Fair 1897, the present bridge forms a southern extension to the boulevard Narvavägen, thus connecting mainland Östermalm to the island Djurgården. It is one of four bridges stretching from Djurgården, the other being Djurgårdsbrunnsbron, Beckholmsbron, and Lilla Sjötullsbron.

3. Riksdag
The Riksdag (svenska. Riksdagen or Sveriges riksdag) is the national legislature and the supreme decision-making body of Sweden. Since 1971 the Riksdag has been a unicameral legislature with 349 members (svenska. Riksdagsledamöter), elected proportionally and serving, from 1994 onwards, on fixed four-year terms.

4. Vasa (ship)
Vasa (or Wasa) was a warship that was built for King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden from 1626 to 1628. The ship foundered and sank after sailing less than a nautical mile (ca 2 km) into her maiden voyage on 10 August 1628. Vasa fell into obscurity after initial attempts at recovering her valuable cannons in the 17th century but was located again in the late 1950s, in a busy shipping lane just outside the Stockholm harbor. She was salvaged with a largely intact hull on 24 April 1961. She was housed…

5. Junibacken
Junibacken is a children’s museum situated on the island of Djurgården in the centre of Stockholm, Sweden. The museum was officially opened by the Swedish Royal Family on June 8, 1996. The museum is Stockholm’s 5th most-visited tourist attraction. The museum is devoted to Swedish children’s literature, but especially Astrid Lindgren. Outside the building is a bronze statue of Lindgren. The art direction and images for the interior design were made by Swedish artist Marit Törnqvist, who had prev…

6. Gamla stan
Gamla stan (The Old City), until 1980 officially Staden mellan broarna (The Town between the Bridges), is the old town of Stockholm, Sweden. Gamla stan consists primarily of the island Stadsholmen. The surrounding islets Riddarholmen, Helgeandsholmen, and Strömsborg are officially part of, but not colloquially included in, Gamla stan. The word " stan" is simply a contraction of the word " staden" (" sta'n" ), meaning " the city. "

7. Moderna Museet
Moderna museet, the Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm, Sweden, is a state museum located on the island of Skeppsholmen in central Stockholm, that was first opened in 1958. Its first manager was Pontus Hultén.

8. Storkyrkan
Sankt Nikolai kyrka (Saint Nicolaus Church), most commonly known as Storkyrkan (The Great Church) is the oldest church in Gamla Stan, the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden. It is an important example of Swedish Brick Gothic. Situated next to the Royal Palace, it forms the western end of Slottsbacken, the major approach to the Royal Palace, while the streets Storkyrkobrinken, Högvaktsterrassen, and Trångsund passes north and west of it respectively. South of the church is the Stockholm Stock…

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Stockholm City Hall

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Djurgårdsbron

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Riksdag

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Vasa (ship)

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Junibacken

Junibacken is a children’s museum situated on the island of D

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Gamla stan

Gamla stan (The Old City), until 1980 officially Staden mellan broarna

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Moderna Museet

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Storkyrkan

Sankt Nikolai kyrka (Saint Nicolaus Church), most commonly known as

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Kastellet, Stockholm

Kastellet is a small citadel located on the islet Kastellholmen in

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Skansen

Skansen is the first open air museum and zoo in Sweden and is located

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Swedish Museum of National Antiquities

Swedish Museum of National Antiquities (known in Swedish as Historiska

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Gröna Lund

Tivoli Gröna Lund (lit. The Green Grove) is an amusement park in

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Nordic Museum

The Nordic Museum (sweden: Nordiska museet) is a museum located on

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Swedish History Museum

The Swedish History Museum (Swedish: Historiska museet or Statens

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At Six

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Grand Hôtel Stockholm

starting $554

Sheraton Stockholm Hotel

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Hotel Kungstradgarden

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Downtown Camper by Scandic

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Downtown Camper by Scandic

starting $348

Scandic Sergel Plaza

starting $275

Berns Hotel

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