the city for Kids

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15th of December 2017

There are loads of things to see and do for kids here in Stockholm. There are also a lot of games and amusements for children of all ages. Furthermore, many of these attractions are available free of charge, or at very low prices. That is why families travelling with children find Stockholm a particularly convenient and enjoyable place for a vacation.

Special children’s areas and playrooms are often available at hotels, department stores and other large establishments in the city of Stockholm. Nearly all restaurants or cafés also offer child menus, high chairs and food/bottle warming options, many which offer self-serve microwaves and nappy changing stations. Everywhere in Stockholm, you’ll find parks and playgrounds, swimming and sports facilities for children of all ages. Public transport is also designed to accommodate children and prams, children under 12 years old also enjoy free travel on buses and the underground at weekends.

One of the absolutely top spot for kids visiting Stockholm is Skansen. This place is more devoted to its open-air museum purpose, it is also better known as a zoo by local parents and children.

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Skansen

The Skansen open air museum was founded in 1891 and is still one of the major top ten attractions in Stockholm. Here, tourists can find some 150 farmsteads assembled here which are from all over Sweden. Nordic animals can be found at the Zoo, “Mini-Skansen” and summer concerts are also held there.

Location: Djurgårdsslätten 49-51 115 21 Stockholm, Sverige

Phone: 08-442 80 00

Website: skansen.se‎

There are also many indoor play centers in Stockholm that should prove useful when you need somewhere to take your children when the weather is poor.

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Barnens Djungel

In this 1000 sq playground is a well-stocked cafeteria. This play center offers large size play equipments, like a bouncy castle, a jungle cave with cinema and a jungle shop with toys. This place is very suitable for children 0-12 years of age.

Location: Arlanda stad, Norrort

Phone: 08-594 401 11

Website:www.barnensdjungel.se

There are also fun and exciting historic amusement parks like Gröna Lund, the Aquaria water museum and Junibacken where you will find different beloved characters from Astrid Lindgren’s and other fairytale worlds. There are also cultural centres that cater specifically for children examples of which are the Kulturhuset or the House of Culture and Moderna museet or the Modern Museum. This centres offers libraries, theatres, exhibits, workshops and playgrounds for kids.