Clarion Hotel Sign
Ostra Jarnvagsgatan 35
Phone: (46) 8 676 98 00
Fax: (46) 8 676 98 99
Ostra Jarnvagsgatan 35, Stockholm, SE, 11120
- Phone: (46) 8 676 98 00
- Fax: (46) 8 676 98 99
Vete-Katten is a traditional coffee and tea house with a classic interior and an old-world charm. It was built in the beginning of the last century. The bread is home-baked and the pastry range is enormous. The café is spacious and divided into smaller coffee rooms. The staff wears old-fashioned aprons and smoking is strictly prohibited.
If local and traditional Swedish products interest you, then Iris Hantverk is just the right store. It stocks Swedish products, mostly accessories. You can purchase an apron decorated with a print of happy elks and a jar of herrings to eat. The carved wooden butter knife is popular among the locals. Prices are a bit high for local residents, but tourists can shop tax-free.
Spread over two floors, Centralantikvariatet seems like the ultimate treat for a bookworms. Besides film and theater books, this store is well-stocked with rare and old books on Swedish history and music literature. All their books are in either English or Swedish so its easy to find something you like.
Adam & Eva is located on one of Stockholm's primary shopping streets, Drottninggatan. It is a shopping gallery aimed at the younger generation. The café's TV monitors are tuned to MTV, and the shops primarily focus on teen fashion trends.
Buttericks is a tourist attraction. Here you can find everything you need to pull off practical jokes. False hands, fake sugarcubes and the like. There is also stuff for fancy dress parties, like wigs, masks, make-up, fangs, and fake blood. The biggest queue of wannabe vampires can be found here on the day before Halloween.
Vero Moda is a well-known brand and has three stores in the city. Located in Norway and Finland also, Vero Moda's primary focus is women's wear. There is a vast collection of women's trousers, skirts, shirts and cardigans. The clothes are trendy and very comfortable. You'll have clothes to suit all budgets here. One can pick out party, office as well as casual wear.
This clothes chain has several branches spread over Stockholm. Lindex specializes in lingerie for older women. A wide selection of lingerie in different colors, styles and sizes is available. Lindex also has everyday wear, children's clothes, cosmetics and accessories. The prices here are very reasonable. Check out the latest swimwear collection...very trendy.
Greta Garbo worked in the millinery department here at PUB from 1920 to 1922. It's one of the most popular department stores in Stockholm; the boutiques and departments generally sell mid-range clothing and good-quality housewares. What used to be mega store in two big buildings has now been converted into an arcade with several small shops. There is a small bookstore, several clothes shops and lingerie shops. You will also find a record shop, a café, a stationery, make-up and beauty products outlets.
If you wish to buy local artifacts in Stockholm, this is one of the best places to go to. Svensk Hemslöjd (Swedish Handcrafts) has two branches, including this shop and another at Nybrogatan, which are always packed with tourists. There is a great collection of traditional items and handmade products and you can rest assured that you will get genuine handicraft products of your choice here. The store also sells some traditional Swedish delicacies—grab some on the go, you are sure to enjoy them.
This store has something for all—men, women as well as children. KappAhl has stores in Finland, Norway and Poland also. It offers a wide range of blouses, skirts, and lingerie for women. For men, there are trousers, shirts and t-shirts. The store is especially popular among those who wear larger sizes.
Gallerian is possibly Stockholm's most visited and biggest shopping center. It is located near both Åhléns City and the popular Kungsträdgården Park. With over a million visitors every month, this place is always bustling with activity. Clothing, shoes, toys, and electronics are just a few of the items sold here. It has several restaurants and cafés too. Many events are also frequently organized here.
A visit to this indoor market is like taking a culinary trip around the world. Fish, meat, cheese, coffee, tea, bread, spices, flowers, exotic specialties and delicacies—you will find it all here at Hötorgshallen. There is also an outdoor market, which offers a variety of fruits and vegetables, all at very reasonable prices. The most fun part of this shopping experience though, is the haggling! Please check site for details on timings.