Quick Fact About Stockholm:
It is The Capital City of Sweden and also known as Capital of Scandinavia
Area of City is 188 km2 (73 sq mi)
Urban 381.63 km2 (147.35 sq mi)
Metro 6,519 km2 (2,517 sq mi)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
City Population BY 30th Jan 2014 911,989
Density 4,900/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Urban 1,372,565 - Urban density 3,597/km2 (9,320/sq mi)
Metro 2,198,044 - Metro density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1) Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code +46- 0000 0000
Stockholm is the largest and the most famous city of Sweden and also the capital city of the country, also known as a Capital of Scandinavia. First discovered in 1252, Gamla Stan (Old Town) was 1st built in central island from the mid-13th century onward.
The city is composed of 14 islands on Lake Malaren and is the most populated part of the Nordic region. The beautiful city is well known for its waters. Stockholm is a diverse land with the combination of both modern and classic architecture. The attractive old town known as Gamla Stan is the top destination for exploration and represents the culture of the city. As it is a diverse city so 30 % land is comprised of waterways, 30 % of green spaces.
The city of Stockholm is rich in magnificent buildings including museums and palaces which show its beautiful history. It is certainly the most worth visiting site for tourists and visitors as it offers everything for everyone. Here is a brief Stockholm guide for the people who are planning to visit Stockholm.
The Stockholm city lies on the chain of islands and is the most charming land having the mixture of land and water. Stockholm is an incredible region comprising of amazing landscapes, cultural spots. It has dense lush green forests and so many other things to see and enjoy.
The city offers endless attractions for the visitors and also provides many options for moving around the city for sightseeing. There are trains, trams, metros and buses which offer pleasant and economical modes of transportation for exploring the city. The metros are popular for their artistic designs. There is also an underground railway system in the city.
The climate is so soothing and calm that always favors the visitors across the world for traveling. It is rich in parks and gives the best opportunities to the visitors to spend the best of their time in visiting and enjoying different places during their Stockholm tour.
The most important thing that makes Stockholm stand out in the world is its enriched culture and history. It showcases Scandinavian culture. The city offers numerous cultural attractions for the visitors that are ideal for the people of all ages and all tastes. It has beautiful churches, astonishing architecture, outstanding museums. The museum, like Vasa Museum is famous for the maritime stories. The museum, like national museum and the royal Swedish opera house offers outstanding cultural attractions for the visitors. The national museum is the most popular museum of the country. Some elements like glass art, modern, fashionable furniture etc., are very notorious in the culture of Stockholm. The other popular cultural attractions include The Nordic Museum, The Vasa Museum, The Katarina Chch urch, The Riddarholmen Church, etc. Details about all these spots and attractions can be found on our website www.thestockholmguide.com