About Gamla Stan

In the mood to revisit and stroll around nostalgic sights in Stockholm? The Gamla Stan or Old Town is the place to be. Look around and be mesmerized by one of the oldest and the best-preserved medieval city centers in Europe. It is the very birthplace of Stockholm. The entire place and its vicinity are truly spellbinding. Rich in architectural wonders and loaded with amazing attractions, landmarks, restaurants, and cafes, it is also home to many museums and churches. A walk around the Gamla Stan will give you a life-long cherishable experience and shopping enthusiasts can have a  stroll of their lifetime shopping for curios, souvenirs, and handicrafts. Be careful while selecting your footwear as a lot of walking is involved in the exploration of this historic town. Walks around the Gamla Stan will make you come across some of the most popular tourist attractions like the Stockholm Cathedral, the Royal Palace, the Nobel Museum, Stortorget, the ancient square. These and many such will throw light on the unique and unparalleled character of this Old Town.

Must See

  • Gamla Stan is a beautiful old town which gives you a glimpse of beautiful architecture, cafes, and shops.
  • Pay more attention to the architectural beauty that it offers.
  • You'll see a number of museums and churches on your walk around Gamla Stan.

How to reach

Gamla Stan is the city center. Visitors can easily walk to it.


  • Wear comfortable shoes for better mobility and less fatigue.
  • Prefer exploring Gamla Stan by foot.
  • Filled with sights, restaurants, cafes, bars, and shopping.
  • Cobblestone streets, so choose your footwear wisely.
  • A  virtual gastro-island with quite a few award-winning eateries.
  • Check out the museum shops.
  • Visit the architecturally beautiful churches.
  • Go on cycling tours, walks, gender-neutral shopping.


Visit Time

Sunday:          Open 24 Hours.

Monday:         Open 24 Hours. 

Tuesday:        Open 24 Hours.

Wednesday:   Open 24 Hours.

Thursday:       Open 24 Hours.

Friday:            Open 24 Hours.

Saturday:        Open 24 Hours.


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Waiting Time

You may have to wait to get a table in the cafes of this old town. You may witness a waiting queue at the ticket counter and entrance of churches and museums.


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Entrance Fee



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Time you can spend

7 to 8 hours


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Scattered Clouds 20.08°C


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