In Sweden

Stockholm, the capital and the largest city of Sweden is a stunning and sophisticated destination that offers a wealth of attractions and experiences for travellers of all kinds. Whether you are interested in design, history, culture, or cuisine, you will find something to suit your taste and mood in Stockholm. Here are the top 5 things to do in Stockholm in 2024, based on popularity, beauty, and diversity.


Gamla Stan, Stockholm

Gamla Stan, Stockholm

1. Visit the Gamla Stan

The Gamla Stan is the old town and the heart of Stockholm, and one of the most charming and picturesque areas to visit in the city. The Gamla Stan dates back to the 13th century, and is characterized by its narrow and winding cobblestone streets, its colourful and historic buildings, and its cosy and friendly atmosphere. The Gamla Stan is also home to some of the most iconic and historic landmarks and attractions in Stockholm, such as the Royal Palace, the official residence of the Swedish royal family, the Stockholm Cathedral, the oldest and the most important church in the city, and the Nobel Museum, a museum that showcases the history and the achievements of the Nobel Prize winners. The Gamla Stan is open every day and is free to access. You can walk around the neighborhood, or take a ferry, a bus, or a metro to explore its sights. You can also join a guided tour or a walking tour to learn more about the history and culture of the area.

2. Explore the Skansen

The Skansen is the world’s oldest and largest open-air museum and one of the most unique and impressive museums in Stockholm. The Skansen is located on the island of Djurgården, and covers an area of 75 hectares. The Skansen recreates the life and the culture of Sweden from the 16th to the 20th centuries, with more than 150 buildings, such as farms, cottages, churches, and workshops, that have been moved from different parts of the country. The Skansen also features a zoo, a botanical garden, and a folk museum, that displays the flora, fauna, and traditions of Sweden. The Skansen is open every day, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in winter, and from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. in summer. The admission fee is 195 krona for adults and 60 krona for children and students. You can buy your tickets online or at the entrance.


Swedish Meatballs


3. Enjoy the meatballs and the coffee at the Meatballs for the People

The Meatballs for the People is the most famous and the most delicious meatball shop in Stockholm, and one of the most indulgent and irresistible things to do in Stockholm. The Meatballs for the People is located in the Södermalm district, near the Mariatorget Square, and has been making and selling meatballs, the traditional and exquisite Swedish dish, since 2013. The meatballs are made with fresh and organic ingredients and come in a variety of flavours, from classic to exotic, from beef to moose. The meatballs are best enjoyed hot and fresh, accompanied by a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. The Meatballs for the People is open every day, from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The price of a meatball is 25 krona, and the price of a coffee or a wine is 35 krona. You can buy your meatballs and drinks at the counter, or sit at one of the tables in the cosy and rustic rooms.


4. Discover the art and the culture at the Moderna Museet

The Moderna Museet is the Swedish national museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art, and one of the most important and beautiful museums in Stockholm. The Moderna Museet is located on the island of Skeppsholmen, and is housed in a modern and elegant building, designed by the architects Rafael Moneo and David Chipperfield. The museum covers an area of 10,000 square meters and displays more than 6,000 works of art, from the 20th century to the present day, with a focus on the Swedish and international schools. The museum is famous for its collection of masterpieces by artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Dalí, Warhol, and Kandinsky. Some of the most celebrated works in the museum include The Dance by Matisse, a colorful and expressive painting that depicts five dancing figures, The Model by Picasso, a cubist and erotic portrait of a woman, and The Brillo Boxes by Warhol, a pop art and ironic installation of cardboard boxes. The museum also has temporary exhibitions, workshops, and events that showcase the contemporary and emerging art scene in Sweden. The Moderna Museet is open every day, except on Mondays, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays. The admission fee is 150 krona for adults, and free for children and students. You can buy your tickets online or at the entrance.


5. Experience the nightlife and the fun at the Stureplan

The Stureplan is the most lively and trendy square in Stockholm and one of the most popular and attractive places to visit in the city. The Stureplan is located in the Östermalm district and is surrounded by luxury shops, cafes, restaurants, bars, and clubs, that cater to all tastes and moods. The Stureplan is also the centre of the nightlife and entertainment of the city, with live music, DJs, shows, and parties. The Stureplan is open every day and is free to access. You can walk around the square, or take a bike, a bus, or a metro to explore its attractions. You can also join a guided tour or a pub crawl to discover the best spots and the hidden gems of the area.


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