Areas of Stockholm
Are you interested in the Stockholm area? They are reflected in the Swedish capital of the map (the city is built on 14 islands, which are also its districts). By areas include Stockholm Gamla Stan, Östermalm, Norrmalm, Södermalm and Riddarholmen others.
Description of the main areas and attractions
- Gamla Stan: for tourists of interest Royal Palace (here regularly hosts official receptions; there are more than 600 rooms, the decoration of which is an ancient porcelain, tapestries, paintings, and even here every afternoon, you can watch the ceremonial changing of the guard), which adjoins the Treasury (in addition to crowns, here you can admire the different symbols of power, unique ornaments) and the Armory (she - store weapons monarchs, military armor, royal costumes, ceremonial carriages and other things). In this part of town is worth a visit even the Knights home (you can take a picture on the background of the statues that adorn the building) and the Nobel Museum (here talk about the life and inventions of Nobel, will organize a debate, will show films and theatrical performances related to science, and young visitors here engage in activities in the course of which they will need to fulfill a number of interesting jobs).
- Djurgården: interesting ethnographic museum Skansen (guests will learn how to live and what to do the Swedes in the 16th century, will be able to go inside any of the 160 houses and estates, where they will meet the caretaker, to communicate with wild and domestic animals at a local zoo), museums "Vasa" (in addition to the inspection the ship, guests will visit the small exhibitions and will be able to buy souvenirs in a specialty store) and "Junibacken" (younger guests are waiting for the submission, a trip to the fabulous train on a magical land, a fun pastime in the house of Pippi Longstocking), water museum "the Aquaria" (guests show films about fish and marine life, offering to pass over the bridge, over which float piranha, see how hunting archer fish), amusement park Grona Lund (of 32 attractions the most spectacular is the "Eclipse", riding on which is carried out at a speed of 70 km / hour; if you're lucky, you can attend the concerts of rock and pop performers).
- Kungsholmen: worth seeing the Town Hall (the building has a 106-meter tower, Gold and Blue halls open to the public), relax in Rolambskhov park and on Lake Mälaren (as it is possible to ride on the boat, a light lunch, and on the shore of the lake you can sit on a picnic ).
Where to stay tourists
You can stay in Stockholm intraditional hotels and hostels, and designer boutique hotels and hotels converted their ships and yachts. Accommodation in the Swedish capital will cost the tourists dearly, especially in the area of Gamla Stan. But thanks to the extensive network of public transport, travelers can find a hotel in any part of the city, taking into account the purpose of his trip.