Places of Interest: Top 10 Waterfront Promenades to See in Stockholm

There are very few things so typical of Stockholm as its location on the water and countless docks and canals spread throughout the city. In this episode of Places of Interest, I show you my favourites where you can enjoy a nice walk year-round or spend some enjoyable time in one of the cafés with stunning views of the surrounding islands and boats which belong to the Swedish capital as much as the water itself.Read more

Places of Interest: 11 Breathtaking Points of Interest on Djurgården

Djurgården is an almost fairytale place located directly in Central Stockholm where you will find a great selection of museums, a plenty of walking paths, parks, and beautiful views. It is absolutely possible to explore the island on foot; however, I believe it is a good idea to have some places you want to visit in mind. Otherwise, you could probably keep wandering there forever. This post is exactly what you need to find a few interesting places to guide your explorations of the Djurgården island so let’s get right to it.Read more

Places of Interest: 8 Historic Sites on Skeppsholmen in Stockholm

Skeppsholmen is a fairly small island located directly in the heart of Stockholm overlooking the majestic Royal Palace. While you will not find a tonne of structures on the island, I can virtually guarantee you that Skeppsholmen is well worth a visit. Moreover, the island is another one of those places that, despite being in the city centre, manage to keep their pleasant, tranquil atmosphere, which is so typical of Stockholm.Read more

Places of Interest: 10 Places to Visit in Vasastaden in Stockholm

In this episode of Places of interest, I show you some of the most interesting places to see in Stockholm’s Vasastaden district. These places surrounding the iconic library building from the 1920s include popular locations such as Vasaparken and are connected by some of the most well-known boulevards in the Swedish capital, for example, Odengatan and Sankt Eriksgatan.Read more

Places of Interest: 8 School Palaces to See in Stockholm

In the previous story, I presented you the most interesting ‘school palaces’ in Stockholm. These are monumental school buildings constructed in the late 19th and early 20th century spread across the districts of Södermalm and Norrmalm. Also, they are some of my favourite, and likely most underrated, attractions to see in Stockholm. In this week’s issue of Places of Interest, I, therefore, show you where you can find these beautiful constructions and I hope that you will like them at least as much as I do.Read more

Places of Interest: 17th-Century Architecture in Stockholm’s Old Town

After I have shown you the most beautiful buildings from the 17th century in different parts of Stockholm in the previous two episodes of our series Places of Interest, now is the time to visit the most glorious of all historical areas in the Swedish capital. In this post, you will discover the prettiest and most monumental places there are to see in Stockholm’s Old Town that were built during the country’s most prosperous era.Read more

Places of Interest: 17th-Century Architecture Surrounding the Old Town

Historical architecture is one of the best reasons for visiting major cities around the globe. In the previous episode of our weekly series Places of Interest, I showed you Stockholm’s most beautiful buildings built during the 17th century that are located outside of the historical city centre. This time, we look at six of those that sit right at the edge of the Old Town (Gamla stan).Read more

Places of Interest: 17th-Century Architecture Outside of the Old Town

The 17th century was an exciting era for the city of Stockholm and there is certainly a plenty of heritage left behind after those who lived there that we can admire today. I have written several posts on wonderful places built during the era that you can read on our blog but there are still more to explore. Therefore, in this episode of our series Places of Interest as well as in a couple of following ones, I am going to point you to numerous places all across the Swedish capital that were built in the 1600s.Read more

Places of Interest: 10 Stunning Buildings at Lärkstaden in Stockholm

One of the greatest things about visiting and living in Stockholm is how many different faces the city has. Sure, there is something that connects all the unique parts of the city but distinct areas and districts still manage to keep their uniqueness and surprise their visitors with original architecture, landscapes, or atmosphere. In this episode of Places of Interest, we look at an informal area located in the north-western part of the Östermalm district known as Lärkstaden.Read more

Places of Interest: 10 Stockholm Streets Named After Historical Figures

Names of streets of the cities we live in and visit do not only help us navigate through these cities but are also a popular way of recognizing and commemorating important persons from all different fields. However, we rarely think of the figures who gave their names to important streets in our cities, and their work and achievements. In this post, I show you a few interesting streets in Stockholm named after influential figures who lived during the most prosperous era in the history of Sweden.Read more