About Stockholm

Welcome to one of the most ravishing cities in the world! Stockholm, located on the sylvan archipelago of fourteen islands, is a perfect blend of a modern silhouette against a historically charming backdrop. This capital city of Sweden and the most populated of all the Nordic countries is home to many alluring attractions, as well as two UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Like a postcard brought to life, Stockholm oozes comfort and grace and offers visitors a plethora of events and activities, secret gardens, blooming parks, sparkling cascading waterfront promenades, beaches, to deserted islands and metropolitan areas. Visitors can immerse themselves into a culturally rich environment with a good music scene, restaurants, and shopping places. Here, the contemporary eco-architecture seems to effortlessly merge with the health-conscious locals who thrive in the outdoors. Get to know the city up close and personal by strolling the medieval cobblestone streets of Old Town or catch a ferry to the green island, Djurgarden. Look out for rental bikes during summer to zip through those beautiful cycle paths. For shopping aficionados, the vintage stores offer promise. Sweat out your stress at the Nacka Nature Reserve, or choose something more adventurous, one of the hiking trails around Lake Kalltorp. Winter sports here are also fun and very popular. The nightlife is vibrant and diverse and ranges from groovy clubs to the ethereal floating bars. Stockholm is all this and much more. Come and discover first-hand the timeless, ethereal bounty of this happening Scandinavian city.

Public Transport System

Buses, Commuter trains, Underground trains, Ferries and Trams.

Cleanliness and Efficiency

Efficiency: High, Cleanliness: High

Mode & Cost of Transports

Taxi from ARN to City Centre: 450 to 520 SEK

Express Train from ARN to city center: 280 SEK

Express Bus from ARN to city center: 99 to119 SEK

Subway ride in Stockholm: 66 to72 SEK

All-day travel card for public transport: 120 SEK

Basic Items & Cost

Name Price
Water Bottle USD 2.76
Cup of Coffee USD 3.97
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.32
Rice/Kg USD 2.87
White Bread USD 2.65
Eggs (12) USD 3.20
Combo Meal USD 8.82
Fine Dining USD 77.17
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 2.54
Domestic Beer USD 6.61
Imported Beer USD 7.39
Bottle of Wine USD 10.47
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 7.06
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 1.65
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 3.97
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 1322.84

Do’s:

  • Communicate with the locals in a polite tone.
  • Keep your dress simple and neat.
  • If you are meeting someone there, do be on time.
  • Keep a subtle level of humor.
  • Respect the locals need to have some private time.

Don’ts:

  • Panic over the silence of local people.
  • Try to make the locals feel that you know better than them.
  • Saying "I don’t like coffee," is considered an offense in Sweden.
  • Compare the city with your own place of living.
  • Swedes love meatballs, their national dish. Do try it and as it is popular, but please book ahead.

Night Life

As the sun begins its descent, the first thing one needs to do when in Stockholm is to get to the Moteliusvagencliff path for a sweet spot to watch the sunset. This is a stunning experience when the Northern Lights are visible. When that is done, turn your sights inland and the night can be yours! Night time activities across Sweden require the patrons to be at least 18 years and at times when indulging in alcoholic beverages. 

Thanks to its wide variety of chic nightclubs, dance clubs, bars, and much more, Stockholm comes alive at night. Gamla Stan looks more ravishing in its after-dark facade. Two throbbing nightlife jaunts are that of Sodermalm and Stureplan. The Swedes are particular about their clothing and prefer to wear black when dancing at Stockholm's open-air club at Tradgarden. The downside of the discos is the strict selection based on your style of dress, as the bouncers can be unrelenting. But if you dress in accordance with the dress code, you get to dance to the beats of the best DJs and savor the finest of ale. The Lemon Bar, Himlen, Under Bron, etc. are some of the places that should be visited during the night to enjoy the nightlife of Stockholm. Apart from this, you can indulge in various casinos of Stockholm as well as some museums and monuments that are open even at night!

Exclusive to Stockholm's night scene is the 19th century complex of Berns, which is choc bloc with bars, clubs, restaurants, and a hotel with the live action happening at Stora Salongen. Feeling playful? Then whether single or in a boisterous group, head straight to the legendary basement venue Ugglan for an all-night gaming extravaganza. In keeping with its inclusive ways, one can also come across gay and lesbian nightlife venues with ease, with numerous dedicated rainbow-flagged bars and clubs near the Stockholm Sodra train station. 

Must See

  • It is a culturally and architecturally rich city, the marvelous architecture of the buildings here are a must-see.
  • It is full of museums and art galleries which are too good to be missed.
  • The scenic beauty of Stockholm is a sight to behold.
  • You will find a number of historic monuments here.

Experiences

  • It is a great place to fulfill your boating and fishing fantasies.
  • A boat ride across the town is a great way to cherish the beauty of Stockholm.
  • You can try your hand at winter sports during the winter season in Stockholm.
  • If you have a love for architecture, then the Gamla Stan will keep you occupied for an entire day! Stroll around the Old Town for some sights to behold and food to relish.
  • Here coffee flows in the veins of the people! Do indulge in their wide variety of lip-smacking hot beverages. 

Activities

Shopping

Nacka Forum
Shopping Malls
Nacka Forum, Forumvägen 14, 131 53 Nacka, Sweden
Distance From City Center
10 km
Bruno
Shopping Malls
Bruno, Götgatan 36, 118 26 Stockholm, Sweden
Distance From City Center
7 km
Västermalm's mall
Shopping Malls
Västermalm's mall, Västermalmsgallerian, Sankt Eriksgatan 45-51, 112 34 Stockholm, Sweden
Distance From City Center
3.2 km
Ringen Centrum
Shopping Malls
Ringen Centrum, Götgatan 98, 118 62 Stockholm, Sweden
Distance From City Center
5.7 km
Sickla köpkvarter
Shopping Malls
Sickla Köpkvarter, Simbagatan, 131 34 Nacka, Sweden
Distance From City Center
8.5 km
  • Silver Crafts.
  • Sámi Jewelry. 
  • Swedish Handmade Clogs.
  • Carved Wooden Utensils.
  • Quality Crystalware. 
  • Dalecarlian Horse.
  • Forest Berry Jam.  
  • Marmalade Hand-Knitted Socks, Mittens, and Cardigans.
  • Wooden Utensils.

Official Language

Swedish

Other Language

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Currency

Swedish Krona (SEK)

Population

1.5 (Millions)

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Weather

Broken Clouds 13.5°C

TimeZone

00:16 AM (GMT +02:00)

 

Ambulance

112

 

Police

112

 

Electric socket

Type F
Type F ( 220 V 50 Hz)

Airport Name / IATA Code

Stockholm Arlanda Airport - ARN

Airport Name / IATA Code

Bromma Airport - BMA

Best time to visit

June, July, and August: This is the best time to visit Stockholm. During this time you will be able to cherish the warm weather as well as the various cultural celebrations that occur during the summer months.

Moderate time to visit

February, March, April, and May: Stockholm witnesses spring season during this time period and it is a moderately good time to visit the city if you are trying to avoid the cold winter months.

Worst time to visit

September, October, November, December, and January:Temperatures drop down quite low during this period of time. It is the least popular time to visit the city due to the cold weather.

Taxi

Start Tariff: SEK 45.00

1 Km. Tariff: SEK 15.00

1 Hour Waiting Tariff: SEK 515.00

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