Stockholm, Sweden

Old Town, Riddarholmen and Södermalm islands

Old Town, Riddarholmen and Södermalm islands

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30 tour stops

1

Early history of Stockholm

How a barrier made from logs at the outlet of Lake Mälaren gave the city its name.

2 min
2

Medelhavsmuseet

The Museum of Mediterranean and near east antiquities

28 s
3

The Parliament Building

Can you see the neat lawn? What do you think was there before?

2 min
4

The Sunsinger statue

What is the statue, by the world-famous sculptor Carl Milles, looking at?

3 min
5

The Museum of Medieval Stockholm

The museum is built around some ancient remains on Helgeandsholmen.

27 s
6

The Royal Palace

Here is where Sweden’s most recent coup d’état was carried out.

3 min
7

The statue of King Gustav III

What did the sculptor Sergel really think about his statue of the king?

3 min
8

The Royal Armoury entrance

See Gustav III's masquerade clothes with bullet holes!

53 s
9

Royal Coin Cabinet

Sweden’s national economy museum

51 s
10

The Obelisk

What does an Egyptian symbol have in common with a Swedish king and a Russian war?

3 min
11

Changing of the Guards

Guard has protected the royal palace in Stockholm since 1523.

42 s
12

Storkyrkan - Stockholm Cathedral - Sankt Nikolai

Someone wanted the church gone in the 16th century. Why?

3 min
13

Stortorget square

In Stockholm’s oldest square, both blood and water have flowed.

3 min
14

Nobel Museum

Learn about the Nobel Prize and its founder Alfred Nobel.

18 s
15

Statue St. George & the dragon

The dragon is said to be a symbol of an enemy army, that threatened Stockholm in 1471

3 min
16

Baggensgatan 23

Listen to the story of Stockholm's most famous brothel!

2 min
17

Järntorget square

The square where iron was traded – Sweden’s greatest export good of all time.

2 min
18

Statue of king Karl XVI Johan

How could a 29-year old marshal in Napoleon’s army become Sweden’s king?

2 min
19

Slussen

From ancient Russian trading place to Sweden’s first moving light advertisement.

3 min
20

The Stockholm City Museum

Here you can experience the history of Stockholm and its inhabitants.

28 s
21

Viewpoint Ivar Lo´s park - Monteliusvägen

See the sun set behind the Town Hall.

3 min
22

Viewpoint Katarinahissen lift

Visit one of Stockholm’s best viewpoints and see where the man-of-war Vasa foundered.

3 min
23

The alley Mårten Trotzigs Gränd

Stockholm’s narrowest alley is named after a German merchant who met a violent death.

2 min
24

The German church

Listen to the story of how the church got the nick-name “The Devil’s Church”.

2 min
25

The Runestone

What does it say on the rune stone?

2 min
26

Postal museum

Sweden's only Postal museum is considered to be one of the finest in the world.

47 s
27

Riddarhuset - The House of Nobility

The place where Marie-Antoinette’s lover was beaten to death by an angry mob.

3 min
28

The Riddarholmen island

Hear about Riddarholmen’s royal graves and palaces.

2 min
29

Birka – town of the Vikings

The viking town of Birka was founded in the late 8th century.

 
30

Stockholm City Hall

Stockholm’s most famous building – the location of the Nobel Dinner and Ball!

3 min

Overview

Stories worth hearing at Sights worth seeing!

Take a walk with your own personal guide!

Your own audio guide at 22 of the best sights in Stockholm. Choose from sights in Old town and at Riddarmolmen and Södermalm islands. All in six different languages.

You will also get short Quick Facts about interesting attractions nearby that you pass on your tour.

Itinerary 5.0 km / 3:46

Offline map included

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