Visit Stockholm - Best of Stockholm

Capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the country, Stockholm is also one of the most popular destination in the world to make your visit. There are a number of attractions and sights to visit, this city appeals to the imagination of many tourists from around the world, leaving you spellbound. Stockholm is a dream destination and the different attractions like Gamla Stan, Royal Palace, Vasa Museum that range from historical to scenic and from nightlife to shopping are just some of the examples.

Beautiful buildings, world heritage sites and a perfect atmosphere for vacation, Stockholm has it all to make your dream vacation, an unforgettable experience. Rich in literature and richer in architecture, Stockholm also houses many cultural institutions. Hence, offering something or the other to everyone. Museums, art galleries, theatres, amusement parks and what not! Stockholm has it all. If you’re a senior citizen, or a family person or just a teenager, visiting Stockholm is far from getting disappointed. Also regarded as one of the cleanest capitals in the world, Stockholm is a perfect place to sit back and breathe some fresh air.

Moreover, Stockholm offers great quality eateries, shopping, fabulous hotels, lively cultural life and an internationally well-known music and club scene. A boat trip will offer you a completely different facet of this beautiful city. Each one of you should visit Stockholm at least once and experience all that it has to offer considering the best time to visit Stockholm.

Stockholm Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Stockholm tips for your visit

  • Currency: Swedish Krona (SEK)
  • Language: Predominantly Swedish and English.
  • Electricity and Internet: Standard voltage is 230 V and standard frequency is 50 Hz. The power sockets used in Sweden are of Type F. Sweden has the second most advanced internet connection in the world. Free Wifi services are available at major public places and mostly all the hotels.

Security:

  • Swedish Police, Fire, Ambulance: 112.
  • Hospital directory: 171 000.
  • Rescue and fire service: 540 4600.
  • Security: 222 0700.
  • Tipping: Tipping in Sweden is not compulsory as most of the bills include service tax.

Other tips:

  • A handshake is welcomed rather than monetary tips.
  • Stockholm can be visited by people having different colour, religion and even sexual preferences. People here are very warm, friendly and open to new ideas.

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Stockholm Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Stockholm

  • Viking History Day Trip from Stockholm Including Uppsala
    Viking History Day Trip from Stockholm Including Uppsala90 Reviews

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Lift the lid on Swedens rich Viking and medieval past on this enthralling full-day trip from Stockholm! Travel northward from...

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  • The Old Town Tour of Stockholm
    The Old Town Tour of Stockholm7 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    The Stockholm Old Town tour is like an episode from Game of Thrones, but its all real. Come experience whatStockholm was like...

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  • Stockholm Food Tour
    Stockholm Food Tour108 Reviews

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Eat your way around Stockholm on this 4-hour walking tour with a local guide! Explore Stockholm and Gamla Stan (Old Town), an...

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  • Stockholm Bus and Boat Combination Hop On Hop Off
    Stockholm Bus and Boat Combination Hop On Hop Off57 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Experience Stockholm by land and sea, all in one ticket. The combination ticket gives you full access and you can freestyle a...

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Facts and Stats for Stockholm*

  • Pollution Statistics in Stockholm

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

    • Air Pollution 14.63 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 12.34 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.67 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 24.68 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 5.52 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 20.13 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.44 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 13.64 (Very Low)
  • Stockholm: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 44.31 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.63 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.73 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.01 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 39.12 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.04 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 47.3 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 49.83 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.29 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.13 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.9 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.98 (Moderate)
  • Living in Stockholm - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Stockholm is 167.07 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 52 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 69.67 (High)
    • Pollution Index 16.91 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.53 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 78.07 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 66.87 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.42 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 112.14 (Very 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 Stockholm

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.58 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.15 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 99.15 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 100.85 USD

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

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