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Fun... but not a destination by itself

When walking down the main street in Old Town you will come across this... street. We decided it... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Northern Illinois
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Narrow street in the Old Town

You can't miss this narrow little alley way in the Old Town as it's become a popular quirky tourist... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

When walking down the main street in Old Town you will come across this... street. We decided it is a street only because it has a name It is really more of a sidewalk. But it is fun and quirky nonetheless.

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Reviewed August 22, 2018

You can't miss this narrow little alley way in the Old Town as it's become a popular quirky tourist attraction so there are giveaway photographers and people getting selfies to identify it. It is what it is: a narrow thoroughfare connecting 2 parallel streets. Go...More

Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

If you blink you will miss it. It is one a few narrow street/alleys ways in Gamla Stan neighborhood in Stockholm. Very narrow, always crowded by tourists and picture taking is the occupation of the moment. Worth a visit if you could find it. We...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed July 23, 2018

For a bit of fun you should walk up this very narrow alleyway, be warned its extremely busy. Its not a must see - but if you have time go and see.

Thank Howlo
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Wasn’t looking for Mårten Trotzigs Gränd, however, it was easy enough to spot due to tourists taking photos in the alley, good luck with getting a photo without strangers in. Full of puerile graffiti, which is a bit odd, as don’t recall seeing it elsewhere...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Had the salmon here some time ago and it was brilliant. The service quick and courteous too. Absolutely great experience

Thank Mayoor S
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Yes it's just a narrow lane covered in graffiti but if you're already walking around the old town anyway, you might as well enjoy the fun in going up or down this lane. It's not the smallest in Europe - the one in the Czech...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed May 9, 2018

The narrowest street in Stockholm at just 90 cms. Unfortunately the walls are covered in graffiti which detracts from the laneway.

Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Have to when in Sweden and Stockholm , the buildings are fantastic ans o much history not many other replaces in the world have anything similar

Thank JHE
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Mårten Trotzigs gränd is an alley in Gamla Stan (Old Town). It leads from Västerlånggatan up to Prästgatan. It has 36 steps and the width is only 90 centimeters. It has been a picturesque alley but now it has been smudged with graffitis.

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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home
to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central
island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small
island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit
touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting:
take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and
through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest)
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