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Sigtuna is a locality situated in Sigtuna Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden with 8,444 inhabitants in 2010. It is the namesake of the municipality even though the seat is in Märsta.Sigtuna is, despite its small population, for historical reasons often still referred to as a town. Statistics Sweden, however, only counts localities with more than 10,000 inhabitants as cities. Although less significant today, Sigtuna has an important place in Sweden's early history. It is the oldest town in Sweden, having been founded in 980. The history of Sigtuna before the 11th century, as described in the Norse sagas and other early medieval sources, can be found in the article Old Sigtuna. Sigtuna has a picturesque medieval town centre with restaurants, cafes and small shops. The old church ruins, runic stones and Stora gatan, the old main street, are popular attractions for tourists especially in the summertime. The small streets with the low built wooden houses lead up to several handicrafts shops and the old tiny town hall, Sigtuna Rådhus. There are restaurants and a hotel (Stadshotellet) in the town centre.

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Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Sigtuna, Sweden. Explore Sigtuna travel guide before you plan your trip here. When planning a trip to Sigtuna, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Stockholm. Add Stockholm to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Gamla Stan, Royal Palace, Vasa Museum. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Sigtuna.

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Facts and Stats for Sigtuna*

  • Pollution Statistics in Sigtuna

    Know the pollution level of Sigtuna before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 6.67 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.67 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 20 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 11.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 10.94 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20 (Low)
  • Sigtuna: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Sigtuna for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sigtuna.

    • Burglary and Theft 30 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.21 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.68 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.95 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.78 (Low)
    • Attacks 35 (Low)
    • Drug offense 38.75 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.75 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.37 (Moderate)
  • Living in Sigtuna - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Sigtuna is 176.56 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 64.22 (High)
    • Climate Index 66.94 (High)
    • Pollution Index 18.15 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.16 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.64 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.91 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 95.54 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sigtuna

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sigtuna

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.41 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 66 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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