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10 Things I Regret Not Seeing in Stockholm Sweden

Does anyone else attend a new city and think you’ve ticked everything off the list and seen all that you wanted to see but then get home and see shit loads of photos of things you wish you had done? No, just me? Well here’s a list of 10 Things I Regret Not Seeing in Stockholm Sweden.

1. SKOGSKYRKOGARDEN

This may seem like a weird things to want to visit but Skogskyrkogarden is a cemetery located in the south of Stockholm. The woodlands has 5 chapels and thousands of graves. It is a popular tourist/local destination for its beautiful gardens.

2. MEATBALLS FOR THE PEOPLE
I can’t believe I went to Sweden and didn’t eat meatballs. Even though I did research whilst there for meatballs, it was all so expensive but I recently seen a post and Meatballs for the People was mentioned.

source: Givers Blog

3. ROOFTOP TOUR


You can take a walk on the rooftop of the old parliament building and get some spectacular views of the different islands within Stockholm including Gamla Stan (Old Town).

source: The Crowded Planet

4. HELLASGARDENS


Hellasgardens is an activity centre in Stockholm. Lake Kalltorp is situated in the activity centre which has 2 saunas (one for men and one for women) and you can also take a dip in the lake to cool off.

source: Hopeless Wanderer Web

5. LANGHOLMEN


Långholmen is one of the islands surrounding central Stockholm. This is the perfect place to visit on a summer’s day, and even take a swim. The island is also home to Malavarvet which is Stockholm’s oldest ship yard.

 

10 Things I Regret Not Seeing in Stockholm, Sweden
source: Ola Ericsson

6. A GHOST TOUR


The Stockholm ghost tour is a walking tour around the Old Town, Gamla Stan. You are guided around by a storyteller where you will find out about haunted hotels and medieval murders.

10 Things I Regret Not Seeing in Stockholm, Sweden
source: The Crowded Planet


7.
TELEFONPLAN – COLOUR BY NUMBERS

Do you have a smart phone? Then you can control Stockholm’s Telefonplan tower. As you walk by you can change the colour of the tower to whichever colour you want.
10 Things I Regret Not Seeing in Stockholm, Sweden
source: Colour By Numbers

8. CHERRY BLOSSOMS


Kungstradgarden is a large park in the centre of Stockholm, which is home to hundreds of blossom trees. If you head there around April to June time, you will see them in full bloom. When I visited Stockholm, I visited Kungstradgarden when the trees weren’t in bloom and they still looked beautiful.
10 Things I Regret Not Seeing in Stockholm, Sweden
source: This Is Glamourous

9. NATIONAL PARKS


Tyresta National Park is the closest national park to Stockholm, but Sweden has many others for you to explore. During your adventure, if you go at the right time of the year, you can also catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights.
10 Things I Regret Not Seeing in Stockholm, Sweden
source: Adventure In You

10. TUNNELBANA – The World’s Longest Art Exhibition


90 out of 100 subway stations are decorated by over 150 different artists around Stockholm. The Subways include subways, paintings, mosaics, sculptures & installations.
10 Things I Regret Not Seeing in Stockholm, Sweden
source: The Crowded Planet
  

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  • Reply Alexander Popkov

    Well, I would say that Stockholm is so big, that you cannot possibly see everything if you are a visitor. But now you have a good list of things to do, if you decide to go there next time.

    May 10, 2018 at 9:39 pm
  • Reply Unknown

    I book marked this page. Can't wait to take your suggestions when I visit Stockholm.

    May 11, 2018 at 2:24 am
  • Reply A F

    Wow great and well put article very informative. I never been to Stockholm so your tips will be very helpful.

    May 15, 2018 at 12:31 pm
  • Reply Anonymous

    Great post. Been there twice but haven't done them all yet! Good reason to go back again. Do they do abseiling in the rooftop tour? They look pretty geared up 🙂 Marcella from Best regards from far

    May 16, 2018 at 3:08 pm
  • Reply Tiffany

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    May 16, 2018 at 4:19 pm
  • Reply Katie Stephens

    This just means you'll have to visit again, which is never a bad thing! Seems like a super interesting place, thanks for sharing!

    May 16, 2018 at 9:01 pm
  • Reply Lance Hale

    I guess this is why we always need to plan a return trip. Even with a lot of research beforehand, we always miss great spots, or just run out of time. I would certainly like to take the rooftop tour or a ghost walk. And what fun to be able to change the color of the Telefonplan tower.

    May 18, 2018 at 2:40 am
  • Reply anjali lakhwani

    Great pictures! Stockholm is in my bucket list! Would love to visit it someday!

    May 18, 2018 at 12:26 pm
  • Reply Unknown

    I haven't been to Sweden yet but always see pictures of their subway tunnels, they look amazing! Now you have a reason to go back haha Especially those meatballs!

    May 18, 2018 at 6:19 pm
  • Reply Moi Mehr

    I have been to Stockholm and didn't do any of these, it's strange. But your list looks interesting and you have given me reasons to visit it again. Ghost tour would be a must for me, haha.

    May 22, 2018 at 4:09 pm
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