Stockholm: a piece of Venice in Scandinavia
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and is also the largest city in this country. In this city you are always surrounded by water, which is why the city acquired its nickname ‘Venice of the North’. Stockholm is built on 14 small islands, all interconnected by bridges. The best way to see the beauty of Stockholm is during a city trip. This city has something for everyone. Hotels in Stockholm are available in every price range. Book you stay in a hotel at Hoteltoday.com.
Sights in Stockholm
It certainly is one of the most gorgeous cities in the entire world. Beautiful architecture, water and nature intermingle in Stockholm. Whether you like shopping, culture or nature, you won’t get bored – it’s all there.
Make sure to spend some time in the old historic heart of the city Gamla Stan, during a city trip to Stockholm. The old and appealing medieval streets, interesting historical sights and museums will surprise you. The Royal Palace is definitely the most popular attraction here. The perfect way to discover Gamla Stan is on foot, as cars are not allowed in this historic area. Close to the Royal Palace you will find Riddarholmskyrkan, also known as The Riddarholm Church, on the little island of Riddarholmen. It’s one of the oldest buildings in town, built in 1270.
The Globe Arena, known officially as the Ericsson Globe, is the largest spherical building in the world and is a Stockholm landmark. The Globe is used primarily for ice hockey, but also for festivals and concerts. Go to the SkyView area at 130 metres for an amazing view of the city.
When it comes to nightlife, Stockhom is trend-setting with the best restaurants and vibrant nightclubs. In Kungsholmen, Södermalm and Vasastan nightlife is the most trendy and youthful. In Berzelii Park and Stureplan you will find plenty of bars worth visiting.
Transportation in Stockholm
You will arrive in Stockholm at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport. Start your visit by taking a taxi, bus or train to the city centre. Once in town, make use of the efficient public transportation network of buses, trains, metros and ferries.
Hotels in Stockholm
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