City Guide

Stockholm is not only a wonderful city it is also the home of beautiful and friendly people. It is not surprising because they have unique Swedish culture that has by large been drawn from its early Viking influence as a world power in the 17th century. They are also known to have developed a distinct culture free from outside influences and were able to sustain peace and neutrality throughout the centuries, increasing Sweden’s economic strength. At present, the city with freedom and richness of its people, who speaks English as a second language aside from being much like the Danish and Norwegian in speaking the Germanic language, can effectively communicate across country lines leaving their mark on the rest of the world. Swedish culture is also very visible in Stockholm’s people. They really know how to celebrate life. It is evident in their fun lifestyle, great food, colorful events, distinctive fashion and many leisure activities. You’ll surely never be short of things to do in the city.
When you want to check more of the city’s top attractions, you can visit Djurgarden (Game Park) which you can easily reach by riding old-fashioned veteran-style trams built in the 1920-50 from wherever you are in the city is going to be a perfect location. The park which is a sort of cultural center and lushly wooded is an island right in the middle of Stockholm. This tourist spot is usually flocked in by visitors for its beautiful green spaces, many sights, events, and tourist attractions. The island is not just a home to locals for centuries but has now more than 10 million visitors each year. Moreover, when what pleases you is riding a boat then you can be off to Bjorko Island for the Birka archaeological site and museum that shows lots of Viking history.  You can then visit Ansgar Chapel and the Hemlanden Viking site before going back to Stockholm through a ferry.  Also, if you want family fun riding a Viking Ship in Scandinavian tradition there is the Tivoli “Grona Lund” Amusement Park.
There are other top attractions you can go to like the Royal Guard in Stockholm where watching free the 40-minute event of the changing of the 30,000 royal guards is an amazing experience, the Vasa Museum to find the highly-decorated warship Vasa now the world’s only preserved 17th century ship and chosen to be one of the Seven Wonders of Sweden.  Moreover, since Stockholm is considered the “shopping capital of the North” you can shop for artwork and design shoppers, Ikea, great furniture and accessories, at the famous stores of Svenskt Tenn and Asplund in Stockholm’s inner city.