Guidebook for Stockholm

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Guidebook for Stockholm

Parks & Nature

Great for full day trekking or swimming! The reserve is huge with several lakes. There's also running paths, outdoor gyms, and a golf court.
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Nackareservatet
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Great for full day trekking or swimming! The reserve is huge with several lakes. There's also running paths, outdoor gyms, and a golf court.
There are islands in Lake Mälaren as well. Take a boat from Stadshuskajen. Som of them even stops at Drottningholm Royal Palace.
Mälaren
There are islands in Lake Mälaren as well. Take a boat from Stadshuskajen. Som of them even stops at Drottningholm Royal Palace.
Great place to go for a swim or a picnic. There is a café by the lake but it’s nothing to write home about …
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Söderbysjön
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Great place to go for a swim or a picnic. There is a café by the lake but it’s nothing to write home about …
Great place for a dip or a 2-3 h walk around the lake. 1h walk from the house. Therese is a restaurant/café there also.
Källtorpssjön
Great place for a dip or a 2-3 h walk around the lake. 1h walk from the house. Therese is a restaurant/café there also.
Hundreds of thousands of gorgeous islands easy accessible​ by boats from Nybrokajen and Strömkajen.
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Stockholm archipelago
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Hundreds of thousands of gorgeous islands easy accessible​ by boats from Nybrokajen and Strömkajen.

Sightseeing

Where I usually take friends and family from out of town.
A 500-meter long (quarter mile) walking path with a magnificent view of Lake Mälaren, City Hall, and Riddarholmen, especially at sunrise and sunset. The path is lined with charming houses on one side and a beautiful view on the other. Bring your camera!
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Monteliusvagen
Monteliusvägen
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A 500-meter long (quarter mile) walking path with a magnificent view of Lake Mälaren, City Hall, and Riddarholmen, especially at sunrise and sunset. The path is lined with charming houses on one side and a beautiful view on the other. Bring your camera!
Great restaurants, beautiful location, and shopping too. But try the smaller streets and Österlånggatan for the shopping instead of the touristy Västerlånggatan. ​
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Old Town
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Great restaurants, beautiful location, and shopping too. But try the smaller streets and Österlånggatan for the shopping instead of the touristy Västerlånggatan. ​
Unesco Heritage Site: Woodland Cemetery, or in Swedish: Skogskyrkogården.
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Skogskyrkogården
Sockenvägen
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Unesco Heritage Site: Woodland Cemetery, or in Swedish: Skogskyrkogården.
A geat one-day excursion by boat from Stadshuskajen or by car to a lovely small town, great restaurants, and a castle.
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Gripsholm Castle
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A geat one-day excursion by boat from Stadshuskajen or by car to a lovely small town, great restaurants, and a castle.
A geat one-day excursion by car to a lovely small town, great restaurants, very picturesque.
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Trosa centrum station
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A geat one-day excursion by car to a lovely small town, great restaurants, very picturesque.
A geat one-day excursion by car to a lovely small town with tiny houses, very picturesque. Have a coffee at Tant Bruns café.
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Sigtuna
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A geat one-day excursion by car to a lovely small town with tiny houses, very picturesque. Have a coffee at Tant Bruns café.

Food Scene

Great food and outdoor bar near the house.
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Gamla Enskede Matbod
17 Stockholmsvägen
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Great food and outdoor bar near the house.
Wow ... the best bread in the area! Also a very trendy south side café eco​ style. Very tasty! Don't miss!
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Robin Delselius Bageri
2 Stora Gungans Väg
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Wow ... the best bread in the area! Also a very trendy south side café eco​ style. Very tasty! Don't miss!
Sweet local family restaurant. Food's great. Young owners with ambition. They are great with kids.
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Nytorpet
61 Fyrskeppsvägen
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Sweet local family restaurant. Food's great. Young owners with ambition. They are great with kids.
Thai takeaway just around the block.
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Thaisty HB
325 Gamla Tyresövägen
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Thai takeaway just around the block.
Pizza and more.
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Sapori Italiani AB
529 Sockenvägen
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Pizza and more.
BOX SUSHI & POKE
372 Gamla Tyresövägen
Best Italian pizza in our neighborhood. There are several pizza places in Kärrtorp but we prefer this one for takeaway. A bit tricky​ to drive there, though, so put the address​ in your​ cell phone way finder​.
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Tomatis
328 Nynäsvägen
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Best Italian pizza in our neighborhood. There are several pizza places in Kärrtorp but we prefer this one for takeaway. A bit tricky​ to drive there, though, so put the address​ in your​ cell phone way finder​.
Bar/Streetfood outdoor restaurant on a terrace overlooking Stockholm. Artsy surroundings. The view over Stockholm is great! Sometimes they have live music in the evenings​. All generations come here. Don't miss on a beautiful summer evening!
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Mosebacketerrassen
Mosebacke Torg
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Bar/Streetfood outdoor restaurant on a terrace overlooking Stockholm. Artsy surroundings. The view over Stockholm is great! Sometimes they have live music in the evenings​. All generations come here. Don't miss on a beautiful summer evening!
My kids love it! Small and steamy with great galettes and crepes.
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Crêperie Fyra Knop
4 Svartensgatan
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My kids love it! Small and steamy with great galettes and crepes.
Have a coffee or tea just like you were visiting someone's grandmother in an apartment like​ setting. This place is a contrast to Starbucks for sure. A favorite.
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Sturekatten
4 Riddargatan
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Have a coffee or tea just like you were visiting someone's grandmother in an apartment like​ setting. This place is a contrast to Starbucks for sure. A favorite.
Pricy and great restaurant on Djurgården. Sea setting! Take the ferry from Slussen/Gamla stan to get here!
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Oaxen Krog
26 Beckholmsvägen
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Pricy and great restaurant on Djurgården. Sea setting! Take the ferry from Slussen/Gamla stan to get here!
Love their food! Check them out on the internet! And be sure to book in advance.
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Lilla Ego
69 Västmannagatan
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Love their food! Check them out on the internet! And be sure to book in advance.
Food shopping! But also lots of restaurants in all price categories. Try the Algerian one La Gazelle for takeaway​​ food or bring a tasty sandwich​ out to eat on the steps of the big blue Concert​ House next door. Restaurant​ Kajsas Fisk serves one of the best fish soups I know.
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Hötorgshallen
29 Sergelgatan
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Food shopping! But also lots of restaurants in all price categories. Try the Algerian one La Gazelle for takeaway​​ food or bring a tasty sandwich​ out to eat on the steps of the big blue Concert​ House next door. Restaurant​ Kajsas Fisk serves one of the best fish soups I know.
Som great restaurants like The Veranda but soon opening an exclusive vegetarian restaurant as well (written in Januari 2017). I can recommend a very traditional afternoon tea at Grand.
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Grand Hôtel
8 Södra Blasieholmshamnen
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Som great restaurants like The Veranda but soon opening an exclusive vegetarian restaurant as well (written in Januari 2017). I can recommend a very traditional afternoon tea at Grand.
This restaurant combines good food with fun decor. Every area in the restaurant has its own style. I often go here for lunch and my teenager loves it too. For lunch, there's a hot buffet.
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Grill
89 Drottninggatan
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This restaurant combines good food with fun decor. Every area in the restaurant has its own style. I often go here for lunch and my teenager loves it too. For lunch, there's a hot buffet.

Arts & Culture

Great food and great exhibitions​! Very generous opening hours.
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Fotografiska
22 Stadsgårdshamnen
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Great food and great exhibitions​! Very generous opening hours.
Modern art museum. Also Museum of Architecture. Great restaurant.
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Moderna Museet
4 Exercisplan
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Modern art museum. Also Museum of Architecture. Great restaurant.
Private art museum​ and Gallery. Beautiful​ parc, beautiful house, great café. Very Scandinavian setting.
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Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde
6 Prins Eugens Väg
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Private art museum​ and Gallery. Beautiful​ parc, beautiful house, great café. Very Scandinavian setting.
The Wasa is a very impressive royal ship that went under on her very first journey. A great museum if you're interested in history and the old Stockholm.
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Vasa Museum
14 Galärvarvsvägen
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The Wasa is a very impressive royal ship that went under on her very first journey. A great museum if you're interested in history and the old Stockholm.

Drinks & Nightlife

Legendary night club. Pricy
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Café Opera
Karl XII:s torg
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Legendary night club. Pricy
Legendary night club and restaurant. Pricy.
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Riche
4 Birger Jarlsgatan
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Legendary night club and restaurant. Pricy.
Legendary night club. Expensive.
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Sturecompagniet
4 Sturegatan
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Legendary night club. Expensive.
The best live scene for jazz in Stockholm. Both local and international musicians. It's not a big place so be on time to get in. Food and drinks as well. Bar feeling.
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Fasching
63 Kungsgatan
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The best live scene for jazz in Stockholm. Both local and international musicians. It's not a big place so be on time to get in. Food and drinks as well. Bar feeling.
During the summer season when the theatre is closed they open up two outdoor terraces​ for great views over the Royal castle​ and the ferry boats.
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Royal Swedish Opera
2 Gustav Adolfs torg
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During the summer season when the theatre is closed they open up two outdoor terraces​ for great views over the Royal castle​ and the ferry boats.

Shopping

Shopping mall, although the Farsta mall is bigger.
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Globen Shopping
61 Arenavägen
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Shopping mall, although the Farsta mall is bigger.
Huge shopping​ mall.
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Farsta Shopping Centre
Farstaplan
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Huge shopping​ mall.
A classic interior design company. The timeless, amazingly patterned and brilliantly colored fabrics and beautiful furniture by Swedish-Austrian architect and designer Josef Frank. The store has got modern classics, a great gift department with glass, textiles, pottery, and objects by younger established designers.
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Svenskt Tenn
5 Strandvägen
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A classic interior design company. The timeless, amazingly patterned and brilliantly colored fabrics and beautiful furniture by Swedish-Austrian architect and designer Josef Frank. The store has got modern classics, a great gift department with glass, textiles, pottery, and objects by younger established designers.
Scandinavian​ Harrod's perhaps? A beautiful classic among department stores​.
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NK Stockholm
18-20 Hamngatan
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Scandinavian​ Harrod's perhaps? A beautiful classic among department stores​.
This is where I go for gifts. Contemporary Swedish design by both well-known​ and up-and-coming designers. A jury selects new products every week. They have functional and fun odds and ends for the kitchen, the bookshelf, children, friends or yourself. All price ranges. Today there have several stores in Stockholm, this is the main one.
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Designtorget
29 Sergelgången
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This is where I go for gifts. Contemporary Swedish design by both well-known​ and up-and-coming designers. A jury selects new products every week. They have functional and fun odds and ends for the kitchen, the bookshelf, children, friends or yourself. All price ranges. Today there have several stores in Stockholm, this is the main one.
The size of it tires me so I haven't been there. It's enormous! If you feel the need to go there, maybe my nearby restaurant tip Regissörsvillan is just the place to cool down afterward​.
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Mall of Scandinavia
13 C Stjärntorget
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The size of it tires me so I haven't been there. It's enormous! If you feel the need to go there, maybe my nearby restaurant tip Regissörsvillan is just the place to cool down afterward​.

Entertainment & Activities

Great smaller opera house and nice restaurant.
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Folkoperan
72 Hornsgatan
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Great smaller opera house and nice restaurant.
Public outdoor swimming pool just a couple of blocks away. There's also a free outdoor gym outside the gates.
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Nytorp swimming pool
Ulricehamnsvägens förlängning
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Public outdoor swimming pool just a couple of blocks away. There's also a free outdoor gym outside the gates.
Huge public swimming pool. Indoor and outdoor. Some slides as well.
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Eriksdalsbadet
20 Hammarby Slussväg
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Huge public swimming pool. Indoor and outdoor. Some slides as well.
Major sports arena.
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Tele2 Arena
14 Arenaslingan
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Major sports arena.
Indoor Arena for international concerts and sports.
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Ericsson Globe
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Indoor Arena for international concerts and sports.
Great place to take your kids! Be sure​ to take the boat over from Gamla stan/Slussen.
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Grona Lunds Tivoli
9 Lilla Allmänna Gränd
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Great place to take your kids! Be sure​ to take the boat over from Gamla stan/Slussen.
This is so much fun! A very​ interactive place that will keep the whole family laughing.
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ABBA The Museum
68 Djurgårdsvägen
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This is so much fun! A very​ interactive place that will keep the whole family laughing.
This is a place for a full family day. Outdoor museum with buildings from all over Sweden, big and small animals, glassworks, handicrafts, some joyrides, handcrafts​, open air concerts, and other activities. Be sure​ to take the boat over from Gamla stan/Slussen.
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Skansen
49-51 Djurgårdsslätten
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This is a place for a full family day. Outdoor museum with buildings from all over Sweden, big and small animals, glassworks, handicrafts, some joyrides, handcrafts​, open air concerts, and other activities. Be sure​ to take the boat over from Gamla stan/Slussen.
Do you love Astrid Lindgren? Meet some of her characters​ here and let the kids play for awhile.
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Junibacken
8 Galärvarvsvägen
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Do you love Astrid Lindgren? Meet some of her characters​ here and let the kids play for awhile.