Stockholm is one of the most stunning capitals in the world. With a huge number of waterways spread out around the city, it is one of the most beautiful places to visit. With over 60% of the city consisting of waterways and parks, it is also among the cleanest of cities in the world.
The Old Town or Gamla Stan is at the center of the city and is a very well preserved historical area that complements this oasis superbly. It is littered with several hotels, bars, restaurants and shops, all doing great business all year round!
The modern areas of the city are prime evidence of Swede
|Stockholm back then|
Dating back to the 13th century, Stockholm is one of the oldest civilizations in the country that started off as a mining colony and as a naval base set up by Birger Jarl to protect Sweden from a sea invasion.
The strategic location of the city made it an important centre of trade, and in developing relations with the adjoining areas and kingdoms, made Stockholm one of the most important places in Sweden.
The 16th century was marked with bloodshed and massive executions at the hands of the Kalmar Union but also resulted in the collapse of the Union. The 16th and 17th century saw
Put together marble, cherrywood and modern design, and what you come up with is Berns Hotel. Exclusi
Put together music, art, design, light, space, and vibrancy, and what you come up with is the Clario
|Grand Hotel Intercontinental, Stockholm|
This hotel occupies a prime location on the city waterfront. From the rooftop you can see the 14 isl
|Nordic Sea Hotel|
The Nordic Sea Hotel is located bang in the center of the city and literally next to Arlanda Airport
|Victory Hotel |
With an excellent location in the picturesque Old Town, Gamla Stan, the Victory Hotel is in close pr
|Hilton Stockholm Slussen|
Located just a five minute drive away from the Central station, the Hilton Stockholm Slussen is loca
It is almost blasphemous to not know Tjallamalla in Stockholm! The store houses up and coming desig
|NK ( Nordiska Kompaniet)|
One of the best places to find menswear, you can find anything from Armani, Prada, or Gucci to the l
Classic chic and quirky add-ons define J Lindeberg, which is widely considered a Swedish fashion sig
Underground artists were this label’s first customers. From then on, in a little under a decade, t
Acne is the high fashion world’s answer to Levi’s, and what better place to pick up a pair than
Located in Kunådgården, this modern two-story shopping is one of the best places to shop for the l
|Christmas Fair in Rosendal Garden|
The annual month-long Christmas Fair spread over the elegant grounds of the Rosendal Palace Gardens
|Stockholm Tango Festival|
Organized by the Swedish-Argentine Tango Society, the Stockholm Tango Festival started 7 years ago.
|Stockholm Furniture Fair|
Held annually in early Feb, the Furniture Fair gets together about 750 exhibitors who showcase a a w
|Kiruna Snow Festival|
Held late Jan-early Feb, the Kiruna Festival is termed as the mightiest snow festival in Europe. It
|Royal Palace Music Festival |
The Royal Palace Music Festival brings to stage world famous artists in both classical music and jaz
|Drottingholm Court |
For the opera lovers, a visit to Drottingham Court is a must. Enjoy your evenings with ballet and
Young, fun and trendy are just some of the ways of describing Kleins. The place is small with few ta
On of the most popular restaurant on the street, Sushi-Ya is easy on the stomach and wallet with its
Contemporary cuisine is at its best in Restaurangen. Flavors of the world meet at this urban chic re
The vegan homosapien’s best dream come true, Lao Wai is as authentic, light and delectable as Chin
|Pontus in the Green House|
Comfy inviting sofas and book stacked walls are just some of the reasons that make you want to stay
A favorite with artists located as it is close to the Stureplan, Prinsen is like an art-gallery cum
Södermanland province, eastern coast of Sweden. Stockholm is situated at the point where the vast Lake Malaren flows into the Baltic Sea.
This number covers the following emergency services: police, ambulance, fire, rescue corps, dentist, doctor, mountain rescue corps, information on poison.
In all cases, except for emergencies, look in the green pages in the local telephone catalogue (Fire department=Brandstation).
Hospitals and emergency rooms
In all cases, except for emergencies, look in the blue pages in the local telephone catalogue (Hospital=Sjukhus, Emergency room=Akutintag).
In all cases, except for emergencies, look in the red pages in the local telephone catalogue (Police=Polis).
Stockholm Tourist Centre: +46 8 508 285 08
Greater Stockholm: 1,885,734 (largest city in the Nordic countries)
Swedish, but English is widely spoken. Five Samish dialects are still spoken.
220-230V AC, frequency is 50/60 Hz, two-pin plugs are standard
Hotels usually feature 110/130 volt sockets in bathrooms for shavers only. It is a good idea to bring an adapter from home.