Birka, located near Stockholm, was one Sweden's major trade centres during the Viking Age, and its restored remains are one of Stockholm County's most-visited sites.  The earliest written mention of the name Stockholm dates from 1252, by which time the mines in Bergslagen made it an important site in the iron trade.
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Fashion-wise, Drottninggatan in central Stockholm is the perfect one-stop shopping destination filled with favourite high street staples as well as vintage stores. There are plenty of cafés and restaurants to grab a bite to eat and keep your energy up. Södermalm’s Götgatan is another popular shopping street.
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One of the buildings that makes Stockholm, well, Stockholm is the City Hall, unmistakeable for its 106-metre tower and spire. Composed of eight million bricks it’s the perfect expression of the Nordic National Romantic style and was inaugurated in June 1923 400 years to the day after Gustav Vasa’s arrival in the city.
The UNESCO-listed Drottningholm Palace is just a ferry ride away, and the central location makes day trips from Stockholm easy. To learn more about the many tourist attractions and places to visit in this attractive European city, be sure to read through our list of the best things to do in Stockholm. 1.
The history of Stockholm is one of ebbs and flows, freezes and thaws, sunken ships and shifting locks. History, though, isn’t exactly at the forefront of my mind 20 minutes into a morning kayak...
Stockholm Old Town. 20,639. Neighbourhoods • Historic Walking Areas. Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen. By 820tommyt. This is an island and you are in the ancient heart of an archipelago of which Stockholm's 14 islands join thousands…. 2023. 3. Kungliga Djurgården.