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Global Facilitation Summit 2020


October 2020

Things to Do in Stockholm

Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, and also known as the capital of Scandinavia, is a city of contrasts.

This city has a rich history comprising exciting architecture, museums, the Royal Palace and the medieval urban core of Gamla Stan (Old Town). Trendy bars and world-class restaurants are shoulder-to-shoulder with historic cafés and cozy neighborhood pubs. This is a city of modern galleries and exclusive department stores, as well as small boutiques and unique shops. Stages and arenas attract Swedish and international stars. Large and small events come one after the next.

Stockholm is the cultural, media, political, and economic centre of Sweden; is a city for everyone. There’s always something going on in Stockholm; culture and sports events, boat trips, guided tours, concerts and festivals. Stockholm is a city that offers many local shopping options.

See Stockholm!

What to visit?

Splattered in sunlight or covered in snow, Stockholm is always a delightful experience. There is plenty to do and see during your visit, from one of Europe’s best preserved medieval city centres to the world’s largest meeting place for contemporary photography and the most visited museum in Scandinavia. Here are our top attractions to enjoy all year round.

City Sightseeing Tours
There are several tour operators in Stockholm offering city sightseeing that includes Stockholm’s most famous buildings and magnificent views. Some tours you stay on for the entire tour, but there are also “Hop On Hop Off buses” along with several tickets combining boat and walking.       


Boat Sightseeing
Stockholm is built on many islands and seeing Stockholm from the water is an enjoyable must. Fortunately, there are many tours to choose from depending on your interests.


Gamla Stan (Old Town)
Stockholm’s Old Town is one of the largest and best preserved medieval city centres in Europe, and one of the foremost attractions in Stockholm. This is where Stockholm was founded in 1252.


ABBA - The Museum
Stockholm has ABBA fever! - The music, the clothes, the stories and everything else associated with the Swedish musical sensation ABBA is gathered in its own museum. This is a place where you walk in and dance out! Learn more about ABBA The Museum here.



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