Rich with history and full of beautiful sites, this is what you can expect when visiting Stockholm, the capital
of Sweden. With a total of 14 islands, there are plenty of tourist attractions to visit, but in this free walking tour Stockholm ,
we will focus on the Old Town, better known as Gamla Stan. The cobblestone streets of
Gamla Stan are comfortable for walking and below are the top 8 sites that our free walking tour will take
• The Royal Palace
You cannot visit a country ruled by a monarchy and fail to visit the royal palace. Stockholm’s royal palace is
one of Europe’s largest palaces, and its architecture is captivating on both the outside and the inside. And
like most royal palaces, Stockholm’s has plenty of exciting displays and monarchial history found within the
three museums in the palace. But the highlight of visiting the royal palace of Stockholm is to witness the
unique changing of the guard ceremony that has been a daily tradition since 1523.
• The Nobel Museum
Do you know the history of the Nobel Prize? Well, the Nobel Museum is where you need to visit to know
everything about the Nobel Prize and the Nobel Prize founder Alfred Nobel. Located roughly two blocks
away from the Royal Palace, the Nobel Museum is an outstanding location to visit in a free walking tour
The small size of the museum is a paradox compared to the wealth of knowledge housed in the museum.
From learning about the various Nobel Prize winners to viewing the artefacts donated by these winners to
the museum, your visit to the Nobel museum will be extremely informative and entertaining.
• Riddarholm Church
Across one bridge from Old Town Stockholm, lays the burial grounds of Swedish monarchs. Built around
the 1200s, the Riddarholm church is a well preserved medieval abbey. The church exhibits a stunning coat of
arms which symbolise all the Swedish monarchs buried in the church. The church’s exterior is a breathtaking
sight, and its courtyard inside is a fantastic spot for capturing your memories in Stockholm.
• The Parliament House
Right at the centre of Stockholm, on its own island, is one of the most magnificent buildings, architectural
wise, you will see in Stockholm – the parliament building. Other than enjoying its stunning appearance, a
tour inside parliament is an excellent opportunity to learn about the Swedish government system.
• The Royal Dramatic Theatre
The royal dramatic theatre, built in 1908, is the most beautiful building to see in our free walking tour
Stockholm. The theatre features iconic Swedish architecture, and it literally glistens with gold decorations.
But beyond the building’s beauty, the Royal Dramatic Theatre is home to art nouveau by celebrated Swedish
artists like Prince Eugene Walesmarsudde. For art and architecture lovers this is a must-see.
• The Government Offices-Rose Bath
The government offices in rose bath include the office of the Swedish prime minister as well as 11 other
quarters that house 12 government offices. This historic building is stunning and is a source of information
on the cultural and historical values of Stockholm.
• The Sager House-The Official Residence Of The Prime Minister Of Sweden
From the prime minister’s workplace to his home, the Sager House is the official residence of the Swedish
Prime Minister. With architecture dating back to the 1640s, the Sager House is a historic and striking site.
During our free walking tour Stockholm you will be able to enjoy the outside structure and space of the
Sager House. And who knows, you may just spot the prime minister himself during the tour.
• City Hall Of Stockholm
On 10th December every year, the Nobel Prize banquet is held at the City Hall of Stockholm. What’s so
special about Stockholm’s city hall is the unique art pieces adorning the walls of the halls and the offices.
The opportunity to view the 19 million golden mosaic tiles in the Golden hall that describe the Swedish
history, the blue hall where the year Nobel Prize banquet is held and the panoramic view of the whole
Stockholm city from the tower, makes the City Hall of Stockholm one of the most visited tourist attract site
in the capital.
Stockholm is one of those destinations that you must take time to truly experience and appreciate. And even
though a free walking tour Stockholm covers some of the must-see attractions in Stockholm, this is not all
there is to see in Stockholm. Make Stockholm a regular vacation destination, and there will always be
something new for you to explore.