Maritime Museum in Stockholm: Remembering Sweden’s Naval History

When you decide to take a walk around the northern shores of the Djurgårdsbrunnsviken bay in Stockholm, you will soon find yourself at Museiparken, an area filled with museums. Likely the most notable structure there, and the first one you will see when arriving from the city centre, is the unique building of the Maritime Museum (Sjöhistoriska museet) that we discover in this post.Read more

Places of Interest: Top 10 Historical Portals in Stockholm’s Old Town

The Old Town of Stockholm (Gamla stan) is a place that no visitor to the beautiful Swedish capital should miss. This is the place where you can easily imagine how people, including nobles and royals, lived there centuries ago. While exploring some of the greatest historical palaces and cosiest cafés and restaurants in town, you might want to discover other, subtler elements complementing the atmosphere.Read more

St. John’s Church in Stockholm: Built After Centuries of Planning

St. John’s Church (Sankt Johannes kyrka) is one of those places that you might easily miss when strolling the major streets of Stockholm. It would be a great shame if you did not get to know this monumental building. Once you get to see it, I hope you will understand why.Read more

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

Prince Eugen’s Waldemarsudde: Sweden’s Most Beautiful Art Museum

Former royal residences serve varying functions in modern cities. A few of them are still inhabited by members of the world’s royal families. Others are used for representative purposes or house government organisations. It is quite rare, though, that their modern-day purpose is as in sync with the original owner’s vision as Prince Eugen’s Waldemarsudde on Djurgården in Stockholm.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

Maria Magdalena Church: The Oldest Church on Södermalm in Stockholm

In case you were wondering, there are always more churches for you to discover in Stockholm and any one of them will hardly disappoint. While many of them are barely more than a hundred years old, the one I present you in this post has been a part of the city landscape for centuries. Let me introduce you to Maria Magdalena Church (S:ta Maria Magdalena kyrka) on the Södermalm island in Stockholm.Read more

Adolf Fredrik Church: Original 18th-Century Facade and a Long History

A place that had stood in the location long before the arrival of the rush of the modern city. A place that has not only witnessed plentiful changes happening all around but also experienced major changes itself. All of this and much more, that is the Adolf Fredrik Church (Adolf Fredriks kyrka) in 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