How a barrier made from logs at the outlet of Lake Mälaren gave the city its name.2 min
Visit one of Stockholm’s best viewpoints and see where the man-of-war Vasa foundered.3 min
Here you can experience the history of Stockholm and its inhabitants.28 s
From ancient Russian trading place to Sweden’s first moving light advertisement.3 min
See the sun set behind the Town Hall.3 min
Time for a bike ride! Pick up a bike at Mariatorget square7 s
How could a 29-year old marshal in Napoleon’s army become Sweden’s king?2 min
Time for a walk. Park your bike at the station at Skeppsbrokajen7 s
The square where iron was traded – Sweden’s greatest export good of all time.2 min
Stockholm’s narrowest alley is named after a German merchant who met a violent death.2 min
Listen to the story of Stockholm's most famous brothel!2 min
The dragon is said to be a symbol of an enemy army, that threatened Stockholm in 14713 min
What did the sculptor Sergel really think about his statue of the king?3 min
Sweden’s national economy museum51 s
See Gustav III's masquerade clothes with bullet holes!53 s
What does an Egyptian symbol have in common with a Swedish king and a Russian war?3 min
Guard has protected the royal palace in Stockholm since 1523.42 s
Someone wanted the church gone in the 16th century. Why?3 min
In Stockholm’s oldest square, both blood and water have flowed.3 min
Learn about the Nobel Prize and its founder Alfred Nobel.18 s
What does it say on the rune stone?2 min
Listen to the story of how the church got the nick-name “The Devil’s Church”.2 min
Sweden's only Postal museum is considered to be one of the finest in the world.47 s
Time for a bike ride! Pick up a bike by Gamla Stan subway Station7 s
The place where Marie-Antoinette’s lover was beaten to death by an angry mob.3 min
Hear about Riddarholmen’s royal graves and palaces.2 min
Here is where Sweden’s most recent coup d’état was carried out.3 min
What is the statue, by the world-famous sculptor Carl Milles, looking at?3 min
The museum is built around some ancient remains on Helgeandsholmen.27 s
Can you see the neat lawn? What do you think was there before?2 min
The Museum of Mediterranean and near east antiquities28 s
The viking town of Birka was founded in the late 8th century.
Time for a walk. Park your bike at the across the street from City Hall entrance7 s
Stockholm’s most famous building – the location of the Nobel Dinner and Ball!3 min
Take a bike tour with your own guide!
Your own audio guide at 22 of the best sights in Stockholm. Choose from sights in Old town and at Riddarholmen and Södermalm islands.
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™ "City Bikes Sightseeing audioguide" 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.
The guide even tells you about nearby bike stations where you can pick up and park your bike.
You will also get short Quick Facts about interesting attractions that you pass nearby on your tour.