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Ostra Jarnvagsgatan 35
Phone: (46) 8 676 98 00
Fax: (46) 8 676 98 99
This beautiful church dates back to the Rococo period and is located in the east wing of the royal palace. Its white marble altar piece, which extends up to the ceiling adds to the grandeur. Pierre-Hubert Archevêque began work on the altar, and it was completed by Johan Tobias Sergel, a well-known Stockholm personality. There is a room, decorated in white and gold that contains the best paintings of Guillaume-Thomas-Raphael Taraval and his pupil Johan Pasch. The nineteenth century statues of the Apostles, by the Norwegian sculptor Hans Michelsen, are also very impressive. Morning services are held every Sunday at 11am.
Klara church, located in the heart of the city, is really worth a visit. Its cemetery still preserves its seventeenth century form and a few chapels date back to the eighteenth century. Originally constructed by the Dutch architect Henrik van Huwen, its new facade was designed by Helgo Zettervall between 1884-1886. The impressive interiors were restored by Agi Lingegren between 1906 and 1907. Morning services are held every Sunday at 11 am.
Blå Tornet, located in Drottninggatan, was home to writer and playwright August Strindberg. The three-room apartment was his study and residence from 1908-1912. The building dates back to 1907, and was considered very modern in its time. Strindberg decorated the apartment in art-nouveau style, with oak furniture. Much of the interior is well preserved.
The Adolf Fredrik Church was inaugurated in 1774, and is named after its founder, the Swedish eighteenth-century King Adolf Fredrik. Before the church was built, there was a cemetery and a wooden chapel, St. Olof's, on the site. The chapel was razed when construction of the church began. The church is an example of Baroque architecture and the cemetery is the final resting place of a number of famous historic personalities. Among them are Johan Tobias Sergel, Hjalmar Branting and Olof Palme. Please check the website for timings and events.
Stockholm is a charming, old city with the infrastructure of a metropolis. Explore the cultural, political and economical capital of Sweden, which is popularly known as the "Venice of the North". For more information about tourist spots, tours and local festivals or any sort of assistance, you can contact the Stockholm Tourist Center. Please visit the official website for more information. Their open hours are seasonal.
The Cultural Center's "Room for Children" consists of large area of fun for children. There is a library, an image workshop and a science corner, as well as music, drama, and film activities. Rum för Barn is also a source of inspiration for adults interested in children's psyche. Teachers and parents participate in the activities. Seminars for adults are held on a regular basis.
Look no farther for the best view of Stockholm because SkyView allows you to have the most optimal experience of Stockholm from above. SkyView is a glass gondola that takes you up alongside the Ericsson Globe, the world's biggest spherical building. You are taken 130 meters (425 feet) above sea level to have the best possible view of Stockholm. In addition to the views, you can stop by the restaurant or cafe afterwards if your stomach is up for it after experiencing the trip up to the top!
The tower of the Town Hall offers marvelous views over the center of the city, the Old Town, Södermälarstrand in Södermalm, and Riddarfjärden. It is open for access daily between May and September, and admission costs to this place are quite nominal. Be sure to check the website for prices, as they vary depending on the season.
One of the city's tourist information centres is here, inside the Stadshuset (Town Hall) on Kungsholmen, and is open daily May to October. This centre will provide you all the essential information about the city and help you enjoy your stay in Stockholm.
Stockholm City Hall, marked by its majestic tower which offers a panoramic view of the city and serves as a symbol for the capital of Sweden, is visited by approximately 400,000 people every year. The building, which was constructed between 1911 and 1923, features extraordinary Romantic architecture, an exquisite collection of Swedish art, and hosts numerous events, most notably the annual Nobel Banquet. Take one of the daily guided tours or pop by the very informative tourist center.
Bonnierhuset is a group of tall buildings that changed the face of Stockholm. Bonnierhuset defines modern architecture in Stockholm, thus, making it a prominent landmark in the city. This magnificent structure houses various offices and event venues within it. Located close to the train station, Bonnierhuset is easily accessible and a must visit. To know more do visit their website.
This church is a fine example of Neo-Gothic architecture, designed by Carl Moller, and constructed in 1890. The interior consists of red, yellow and black bricks, with richly decorated arches, and unusually high slender proportions. Right next to the church building stands a wooden steeple that was constructed in 1692.