Here are the top 15 tourist attractions to see in Stockholm:

1. Vasa Museum

4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

This stunning museum does not have a single piece of artwork. What it does have, is the only 17th century that has ever been recovered after sinking, preserved in almost exactly the condition it was found in. The Vasa warship sank in 1628, on it's maiden voyage.

2. DjurgÎrden

4.3 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

Perhaps the most famous island of all in Stockholm, DjurgÎrden is located in the heart of the city, and is home to many of the city's museums, parks and the amusement park.

3. Gamla Stan

4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

The Old Town in Stockholm, the first neighbourhood of the city, is rustic and beautiful place. It has places for shopping, various art galleries, churches, and in general is a great place to spend your evening just walking and exploring.

4. Stockholm Palace

3.8 /5

0 km
from city center
4 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

The Royal Palace of Stockholm is one of the largest palaces in all of Europe, with over 600 rooms, and serves as the official residence of the King of Sweden.

5. ABBA Museum

3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
5 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

Come on, all of us know who ABBA were. The world famous Swedish pop group have a museum dedicated, all to themselves, which opened as recently as 2013, commemorating their stellar global success.

6. Skansen

3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
6 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

Also located on the DjurgÎrden island, Skansen is the world's first open-air museum and zoo. It was founded in 1891, and depicts 5 centuries of Swedish history. It even has farmsteads for animals.

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7. Drottningholm Palace

3.7 /5

10 km
from city center
7 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

The Drottningholm Palace is the private residence of the Monarch of Sweden and his family. It was constructed in the 17th century, and is recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

8. Nordic Museum

3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
8 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

Revel in the cultural history of Sweden, charted in this magnificent museum on the DjurgÎrden island. This museum was founded in 1873 by Artur Hazelius.

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9. Storkyrkan

3.6 /5

0 km
from city center
9 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

The Storkrykan, built in 1279, is the oldest church in the Gamla Stan. It is situated right next to the Royal Palace and it's interiors are a sight to behold.

10. Grona Lund

3.5 /5

2 km
from city center
10 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

Gr_na Lund is Stockholm's theme park on the DjurgÎrden island, complete restaurants, concerts and 30 fascinating rides.

11. Moderna Museet

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
11 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

Moderna Museet, as the name suggests, is a collection of 20th century modern artworks, from artists such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalf, Meret Oppenheim and many other contemporary artists.

12. Nobel Museum

3.4 /5

0 km
from city center
12 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

Stockholm is host to Nobel prize ceremonies and banquets every year, so it is only justified to have a museum dedicated to the history of the Nobel prize, it's founder and the Nobel Laureates over the years.

13. Stockholm City Hall

3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
13 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

The City Hall is one of Stockholm's most iconic buildings, built in the national romantic style through the eyes of architect Ragnar Éstberg. It is the office of Stockholm's municipal council, and also hosts the Nobel prize banquet every year.

14. Royal Swedish Opera

3.3 /5

0 km
from city center
14 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

Located in the centre of Stockholm in the borough of Norrmalm, the Royal Swedish Opera has been the foremost venue for opera and ballet in the country since 1773.

15. SkogskyrkogÎrden

3.3 /5

0 km
from city center
15 out of 15
places to visit in Stockholm

SkogskyrkogÎrden is one of the three UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Stockholm. The cemetery was built by Asplund and Lewerentz, between 1917-1920. The forest cemetery is an architectural masterpiece, using the natural landscape and the trees around to create a beautiful setting.

FAQs on Stockholm

What are the top activities in Stockholm?

The top activities in Stockholm are Stockholm Pass, Drottningholm Palace Boat Tour & Entrance Ticket, Stockholm Winter Tour By Boat, Archipelago Cruise Tour With Guide, Stockholm Royal Canal Tour, Stockholm City Sightseeing Bus Pass.

What are the top hotels in Stockholm?

There are 356 Hotels in Stockholm which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Stockholm are Holiday home Alvsjö 35, Room at Stockholm - Sweden, Exclusive villa with pool near Sthlm city and lake, Spacious apartment close to city central, Bright flat minutes away from Stockholm City, Beautiful luxury family home surrounded by nature and water and only 20 minutes from city center. You can see all the hotels in Stockholm here

How can I commute within Stockholm?

Stockholm has one of the best public transport systems anywhere in the world, so much so that you'll even hail a cab on very rare occasions. It consists of bus, metro, tram, suburban rail, light rain a ferry system to travel in the archipelago. The bus has inner city, suburban and service lines, the last being made for the requirements of elderly people. The metro line in Stockholm is extensive, with 3 separate lines having a total of 99 stations, covering almost all of the inner city. if you're staying for than 3 days, purchase a metro card, which is a better alternative to buying a 24 hour pass. Quite interestingly, the majority of the stations of the metro are adorned with all types of arts ranging from paintings to sculptures, giving it the title of the 'Longest Art Gallery' in the world. The archipelago boat system is an efficient way of travelling across the 14 islands of Stockholm.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Stockholm?

The top sightseeing places in Stockholm are Vasa Museum, DjurgÎrden, Gamla Stan, Stockholm Palace, ABBA Museum, Skansen.
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