How a barrier made from logs at the outlet of Lake Mälaren gave the city its name.2 min
Stockholm’s most famous building – the location of the Nobel Dinner and Ball!3 min
Time for a bike ride! Pick up a bike just behind the City Hall7 s
The king on horseback, pursued by a half-naked women. Why did this not happen?2 min
The museum enables visitors to experience medieval Stockholm.27 s
Why is it called Sergels Torg? And who was Sergel?3 min
Listen to the story of the old Klara quarters, and what happened to them.2 min
Hear the story about the long history of "Haymarket square"!2 min
This building is where the Nobel Prizes are handed out.2 min
Listen to the story of Kungsgatan and Stockholm’s first “sky-scrapers”.3 min
Learn more about the hidden places in the Royal Library.2 min
This is the playground for the “top people”!2 min
From cabbage patch to becoming the location of Stockholm’s most magnificent building.3 min
Why is Stockholm sometimes called “the Yellow City”?2 min
Time for a walk. Park your bike at the station east from the Skeppsholmen bridge7 s
What does this verdant island in Stockholm have in common with American pop art?2 min
When did this ship last set sail? And who was af Chapman?3 min
Hear about two church fires and three funeral pyres – all in the same place!2 min
The sculpture group that someone tried to blow up?3 min
See one of the world’s finest collections of art from 1900 to the present day.30 s
Meet Function, Design and Aesthetic through the Ages in Sweden22 s
Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities42 s
Time for a ride. Pick up your bike at the station east from the Skeppsholmen bridge7 s
Time for a walk. Park your bike at Raoul Wallenbergs torg at Nybrokajen 177 s
Listen to the story of the monument – and the man it celebrates.2 min
Listen to the story of Sweden’s national stage where Ingmar Bergman was the manager!2 min
Pick up a bike at Birger Jarlsgatan 127 s
From village street to esplanade. The story of Stockholm’s “best” street.3 min
Time for a walk! Park your bike at the station just east from the Djurgården bridge.7 s
Learn why the plain across the bridge is called the lion plain.2 min
From suspect inns to Stockholm’s most appreciated park area2 min
National museum of cultural history18 s
Experience a day of magic in our fantasy house!37 s
Whose screams could be heard from across the water on a summer’s night in 1389?3 min
Hear how the man-of-war Vasa went down with all hands on its maiden journey in 1628.4 min
A memorial to Sweden’s worst civil shipping catastrophe the foundering of the Estonia3 min
A collection of Scandinavian mammals and birds in their natural habitat.22 s
A museum of Swedish and international art31 s
This museum is devoted to water!30 s
Many great artists have performed at Sweden’s oldest funfair2 min
What to see, explore and experience at Skansen?1 min
Pick up a bike at Allmänna gränd by the Djurgården ferry and ride back home7 s
Take a bike tour with your own guide!
When visiting Stockholm we recommend you to rent a bike from Stockholm City Bikes.The public bike-sharing system with 140 bike stations in Stockholm.
If you choose to stay at one of the city center hotels or hostels you can buy the Stockholm City Bikes 3 day card for only SEK 165. Ask for the 3 day card at the reception desk.
Before leaving your hotel download the Talk of the town™ "HopOn HopOff your Stockholm City Bike Audio guide" and then tour around Stockholm and make a stop and listen wherever you want.
Take a late morning, enjoy your breakfast and start your guided tour when it suits you.
Choose from 27 sights in Stockholm city centre or at Skeppsholmen and Djurgården islands.There is a separate Talk of the town Audioguide if you want to visit inside Skansen - the worlds oldest open-air museum that is FREE to download in GudiiGO.
The guide even tells you about nearby bike stations where you can pick up and park your bike.