Sweden’s capital is a true dream city for aesthetes. Stockholm is so beautiful, elegant and neat, that will satisfy even the most sophisticated and whimsical tour. There are mixed in equal parts fashion, history and art. This cocktail is ideal for those who are looking for a romantic getaway, or an unsurpassed shopping interested exclusively in cultural values.
Swedish capital is the largest in Scandinavia. Part of the city, as evidenced by the map of Stockholm, located on the small islands of the archipelago. For this reason, some travelers call it “Venice of the North”. No matter in what area you are walking, always high chance to be near the water or one of the beautiful parks. Therefore, even in the heart, you will feel the closeness of nature.
Located on the island Stadsholmen historic quarter of Stockholm – Gamla Stan. There is maintained charming atmosphere of the Middle Ages; the area is closed to vehicular traffic. It is in this part of the city placed the German church, Stockholm Cathedral, the Noble Assembly, the Royal Palace. Gamla Stan is located around Södermalm district, which is characterized architecture of the mid XX century.
Here is the famous Royal Opera House. Most visited area – Kungsträdgården park. In winter, the park will organize an open-air ice rink in the summer put on concerts. The neighboring district of Östermalm is home to many famous and influential citizens. National Drama Theatre, where you can watch the beautiful setting on the works of Ibsen, is located in this part of town.
Due to the unique topography, in Stockholm has its own island, entirely dedicated to culture, entertainment and leisure. It is called Djurgården. On the island you can visit such attractions as the amusement park Gröna Lund, Zoo, Museum of Biology. Also, you should look into a fantastic museum ship “Vasa”. This ship is the pride and admiration of the Swedes, sank after the first launching in the early XVII century and in 1961 was raised from the bottom and fully restored.
The capital of Sweden is the perfect solution when choosing a venue for the holidays or a romantic date. The city will give you an unprecedented experience, thanks to which you will always have something to tell at home, and a sense of fairy tales will long remain in your heart.