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November 28th 2007
Published: November 29th 2007
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Welcome to Stockholm During summer this year we have tried to do some sightseeing in our hometown - Stockholm. We thought it could be fun to publish one entry with photos from here so you can get an idea of what Stockholm is like. Since the majority of the readers of this blog are not from Sweden we thought why not using this forum to advertise Stockholm a little bit. It is a very nice city and ... Read Full Entry



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BummerBummer
Bummer

Funny sign in a shop "Bummer we're closed" it says.
Old Town from the seasideOld Town from the seaside
Old Town from the seaside

Nice view of the Old Town
Gröna LundGröna Lund
Gröna Lund

An amusement park is fun both for young and for old
Street in the Southern DistrictStreet in the Southern District
Street in the Southern District

The Southern district attracts many artists and musicians
Tower house in the Southern DistrictTower house in the Southern District
Tower house in the Southern District

The Southern district attracts many artists and musicians
Adorned house in the Eastern DistrictAdorned house in the Eastern District
Adorned house in the Eastern District

The Eastern District is the more affluent part of the city. This can been seen on the houses but is even more obvious if you enter them.
House of LordsHouse of Lords
House of Lords

If you are a lord you may enter here. If you are not you can actually rent the place if you like.
CommercialCommercial
Commercial

We think this classic commercial is protected by law. If it is not it should be
Olympic StadiumOlympic Stadium
Olympic Stadium

Built for the Olympic Games in 1912. It is the stadium where most world records have been set over the years.
Olympic StadiumOlympic Stadium
Olympic Stadium

Built for the Olympic Games in 1912. It is the stadium where most world records have been set over the years.
Idyllic countrysideIdyllic countryside
Idyllic countryside

You don't have to travel far from Stockholm to find peace and quiet. Here is some farms right outside Stockholm. Near the busy city but a completely other world.
Picking blueberriesPicking blueberries
Picking blueberries

You can even pick blueberries near Stockholm. Sweet luxory!
Carl Milles StatueCarl Milles Statue
Carl Milles Statue

Carl Milles is a famous sculptor. Here is one of his most famous creations standing in Stockholm's harbour.
MillesgårdenMillesgården
Millesgården

Carl Milles is a famous sculptor. His home is today a museum attracting thousands of visitors each year
MillesgårdenMillesgården
Millesgården

Carl Milles is a famous sculptor. His home is today a museum attracting thousands of visitors each year
MillesgårdenMillesgården
Millesgården

Carl Milles is a famous sculptor. His home is today a museum attracting thousands of visitors each year
Tall Ships RaceTall Ships Race
Tall Ships Race

Stockholm also attracts international events such as the Tall Ships Race
Tall Ships RaceTall Ships Race
Tall Ships Race

Stockholm also attracts international events such as the Tall Ships Race
Tall Ships RaceTall Ships Race
Tall Ships Race

Stockholm also attracts international events such as the Tall Ships Race
Balloons over StockholmBalloons over Stockholm
Balloons over Stockholm

Sunset over Stockholm with hot air balloons filling the air.
By nightBy night
By night

Stockholm city centre by night



26th October 2009

my visit to Stockholm
I want to visit Stockholm. Is this a good time/month? I want to visit the Husvquana Viking Sewing center/factory/museum. Do you know if there is a place like this open for public tours? Thank you, and your city sounds very interesting and exciting. /can't wait. Mary
18th February 2010

Awesome!
I'm from Texas in the USA. Never been outside the country before but hopefully one day I will get to visit Sweden. Some of the photos are absolutely breathtaking!!
3rd January 2011

Great pic:-)
Here is a guide over Stockholm for the next time. www.stockholmnightlife.se Best regards Göran

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