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3 days in Stockholm

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3 days in Stockholm
Stockholm is full of both urban and natural beauty. This guide has the best of both worlds.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Day 1
Free Tour Stockholm
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Free Tour Stockholm

Want to try something that's interesting, fun and costs absolutely nothing? Take a free guided tour of Stockholm! It's 1,5 hours long and starts at the big stair by Sergels torg. If you liked the tour, you may tip your guide. That's it! The guides live off tips, so this is the best tour in Stockholm - if it weren't they wouldn't get paid! That's why they're funny, energetic, and love to... More

Want to try something that's interesting, fun and costs absolutely nothing? Take a free guided tour of Stockholm! It's 1,5 hours long and starts at the big stair by Sergels torg. If you liked the tour, you may tip your guide. That's it! The guides live off tips, so this is the best tour in Stockholm - if it weren't they wouldn't get paid! That's why they're funny, energetic, and love to help you as much as they can. Take a free tour this week! Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Royal Palace
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Royal Palace

The changing of the guard ceremony has been a daily tradition since 1523.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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SkyView
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SkyView

This touristy trip will give you a good view of the city. It’s a little on the pricier side, but you can stop for a coffee near the top to enjoy the view.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Stockholm Old Town
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Stockholm Old Town

The Old Town, unsurprisingly, is the oldest part of Stockholm. It's certainly the tourist's go-to destination, but that doesn’t detract from its architectural and otherwise urban beauty.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Stockholm Cathedral
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Stockholm Cathedral

Dating back to the 13th century, this church has a distinct character and history. It is the oldest in the Old Town and is home to several relics as well as an impressive statue of Saint George fighting the Dragon. Storkyrkan can pique almost anyone's curiosity, not just the history buff's.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Day 2
Vasa Museum
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Vasa Museum

The Vasa Ship Museum is home to one of the most complete and best preserved shipwrecks in the world. It is really an awesome sight. Don't miss it.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Nordic Museum (Nordiska Museet)
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Nordic Museum (Nordiska Museet)

To get to know Nordic culture if you aren't already familiar, stop in here. The museum holds concerts and other events in the evenings that can be fun for anyone. This is one way to get your Scandinavian on.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Drottningholm Palace
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Drottningholm Palace

The Drottingholm Palace is a World Heritage Site because of its beauty and important history. It is comparable to Versailles. Check out the Court Theater and the Chinese Pavilion.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Kulturhuset
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Kulturhuset

This is what you might call a cultural "fun house for all ages." Here, you'll find a café, several floors dedicated to effectively entertaining a kid, and contemporary culture exhibits.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Day 3
Nationalmuseum
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Nationalmuseum

Nationalmuseum is Sweden's premier museum of art and design. Due to renovation, Nationalmuseum's regular museum building is closed until 2017. Visit our temporary exhibition space at Konstakademien (The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts) in Stockholm on Fredsgatan 12.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Fjallgatan
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Fjallgatan

This street offers a spectacular view of the city.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Stockholm City Hall
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Stockholm City Hall

This building is the seat of Stockholm city government, home to a luxury restaurant and the site of the banquet after the Nobel Prize ceremony. The organ in the Blue Hall has 10,270 pipes and is the largest in Scandinavia.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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