Stockholm (Part 2): A Must See List of Unique Sites
This article will be a continuation of the first blog post about Stockholm and its beautiful attractions.
Gröna Lund is a fantastic amusement park with a series of beautiful rides and theme games. It also provides a variety of restaurants and bars and even hosts a series of concerts, mainly during the summer.
Finally, Gröna Lund is open from late spring to September; the park is available during the Swedish Autumn break and Halloween.
Gustav III founded the Royal Swedish Opera in 1773. It is Sweden’s national theatre for Opera and ballet, a cultural and historical gem. One can see not only amazing spectacles but also tour the premises.
Furthermore, numerous productions in the Opera range from brand-new works to classical and traditional masterpieces.
Located on Stockholm’s southern fringe, Avicii Arena takes you to the top of the world’s largest spherical building, the Ericsson Globe. From 130 meters above sea level, you will be offered an unforgettable view of the entire city at 360 degrees.
Moreover, the tours aboard the gondolas (spheres) typically last about 30 minutes and depart every ten minutes; however, be prepared for long queues during peak times. Lastly, there is a restaurant and souvenir shop for visitors to relax and shop for memoirs.
The Great Church is the city’s oldest church. It was built in the 13th century and is a well-preserved example of medieval architecture. Numerous artefacts and furnishings survive from the medieval era and can be seen as part of a visit or tour.
Finally, regular religious services occur here, and it is a famous place for royal weddings, baptisms, and even funerals for upstanding citizens.
Junibacken is where childhood memories come to life. It takes you into Astrid Lindgren’s world, Sweden’s world-renowned children’s author. Of course, Pippi Longstocking is an integral part of the exhibition.
However, you will also meet other characters like Karlsson on the Roof and The Brothers Lionhearted. Lastly, its bookshop is exceptionally well stocked, and the restaurant offers excellent traditional Swedish dishes.
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