Stockholm by numbers
- 9 roof-top bars in central Stockholm
- 53… meters above water is Skinnarviksberget, the highest point of trendy Södermalm.
- 183 900 people pass T-Centralen per day
- 45 000 participants show up for Stockholm Pride each year
Visit Stockholm - The Open City
During 2018 Stockholm is inviting people from all around the world to visit. Stockholm says: “We are welcoming dissidents, people we admire, those we can’t understand, the friendly, the disorderly and the well-behaved. We are inviting lovers, haters and hesitaters to come and visit.” Welcome to Stockholm
Where history and future merge
You might know that Stockholm is the second most prolific tech and start up hub in the world, second only to Silicon Valley. This means Swedes are rather smart, but more importantly it means Stockholm attracts the most innovative people from all corners of the world. What meets them is a capital known for its beauty and closeness to nature. You are likely to see people both riding horses and stand up paddling while you wander the streets of Stockholm.
A lot of things about Stockholm has progressive written all over it, from the gender-neutral preschools and disco for senior citizens to fitness chains offering free training in the parks to the fact that Drottningholm, the beautiful garden by the Royal palace, is open for everyone to enjoy. Stockholm is, in short, a must-visit!
Stockholm may be liberal and forward-looking when it comes to collective mindset, but it’s rich in history too. When in town, don’t miss out on the maritime Vasa Museum and the world’s first open air museum Skansen, both located on the island of Royal Djurgården.
An insider's guide to stylish Stockholm
One of Stockholm's most stylish inhabitants is fashion designer Marina Kereklidou. Join her for her personal guide to the most stylish spots in the Swedish capital.
Anna's top Stockholm cafes, restaurants and cultural hotspots
Anna Bergholtz is a journalist and lecturer, and is blind. These are her favourite cafes, restaurants and cultural hotspots.
Celebrity spotting in Stockholm
Niklas Berglind is the theatre personality who became the stylist for Sweden’s rich and famous. These are his favourite places to eat, drink, dance, swim – and spot the celebrities in Stockholm.
Björn's artful recommendations for Stockholm
Björn Wetterling runs one of Stockholm’s leading art galleries. These are his artful recommendations for anybody visiting the city.
Food and design in Stockholm
One of many things Stockholm is famous for is its rich history of interior design. Let us introduce you to a selection of restaurants where finger licking good food and eye-catching interior design blends perfectly.