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A restaurant setting in Stockholm, where two people in the foreground are enjoying their after-dinner coffee.
Restaurant in Stockholm.
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A guide to Södermalm in Stockholm

Södermalm - also called Söder - has developed into one of Stockholm's hottest neighborhoods. The atmosphere is relaxed, creative and trendy, and the neighborhood offers a myriad of vintage, fashion and design shops.

In addition to smaller boutiques and galleries there is an abundance of places to eat and drink. Many of the places are located in style-conscious SoFo (South of Folkungagatan), Hornstull and Mariatorget. Söder also has many parks and breathtaking panoramic views of Stockholm. Two of the best viewpoints are Fjällgatan and Monteliusvägen. Here is a guide to the best views in Stockholm

The vibe in Södermalm is relaxed, creative and trendy, especially in the Sofo area. This neighborhood offers a myriad of vintage stores, eclectic shops, Swedish fashion, galleries and design stores, mixed with an abundance of places to eat and drink.

Sightseeing like a local in Stockholm

Stockholm has a fantastic public transportation network covering almost every nook and cranny of the capital on sea, land and below ground. Join the locals and discover the city using boats, buses and the metro.

Restaurants in Stockholm

The best restaurants in Stockholm – from gastronomic stars to hip hangouts.