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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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SkansenSkansen
Skansen

Skansen is a zoo and open air museum and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Stockholm
SkansenSkansen
Skansen

Skansen is a zoo and open air museum and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Stockholm
Langholmen PrisonLangholmen Prison
Langholmen Prison

Langholmen Prison used to be the home to some of the most dangerous criminals in the country. Today you can stay there because it is now a youth hostel
Af Chapman Af Chapman
Af Chapman

This boat is a youth hostel named Af Chapman. It is probably the most popular youth hostel in Stockholm.
Drottningholm Castle in winterDrottningholm Castle in winter
Drottningholm Castle in winter

Drottningholm Castle as seen from Lake Malaren
Drottningholm Castle in winterDrottningholm Castle in winter
Drottningholm Castle in winter

Winter 2009/10 was unusually cold and we had more snow than average. One day we went to Drottningholm Castle and found out that it looks good in winter too
Strandvagen 1Strandvagen 1
Strandvagen 1

A little known fact is that the actress Ingrid Bergman was born in this building on Strandvagen 1 in central Stockholm.
Stromsborg Stromsborg
Stromsborg

An almost magic light shines over Stromsborg, a small islet in central Stockholm
Winter sceneWinter scene
Winter scene

In our opinion summer in Stockholm is better than winter. But winter scenery can be awsome too
Drottningholm palace in winterDrottningholm palace in winter
Drottningholm palace in winter

Drottningholm palace at wintertime
Giant's kettleGiant's kettle
Giant's kettle

In the basement of the old courthouse in Hagaparken there is a giant's kettle. This can be seen from the outside through a window. I asked politely and was lucky be let inside
Medical History archiveMedical History archive
Medical History archive

In the old courthouse in Hagaparken there is an archive with thousands of old medical science. It is not a museum but it can still be visited
One of the copper tentsOne of the copper tents
One of the copper tents

In Hagaparken this building made to look as a tent can be seen
Sunrise Sunrise
Sunrise

Sunrise as seen from Slussen
Stockholm by nightStockholm by night
Stockholm by night

Central Stockholm as seen from Monteliusvagen in Sodermalm District
City HallCity Hall
City Hall

City Hall in the evening
Riddarholmen and KungsholmenRiddarholmen and Kungsholmen
Riddarholmen and Kungsholmen

Riddarholmen and Kungsholmen as seen from the bridge between Sodermalm District and Riddarholmen
Town HallTown Hall
Town Hall

Town Hall



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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