Stop by the Djurgården Visitors' Center for more information.Stockholm's Old Town is known as Gamla Stan, a small concentrated area where the city began in the middle of the 13th century.
In the picturesque, terraced park are bronze sculptures from Bohemia and Denmark, brought back as trophies of war.The air and water are crystal clean, and there are thousands of acres of unspoiled forests and majestic lakes to explore, not to mention vast archipelagos along its coasts.The roads and public transport are excellent, the citizens are invariably friendly and helpful, and in recent years Swedish cuisine has undergone what can only be described as a revolution.Skansen is located in the huge urban Djurgården park, a favorite place for locals, especially in the summer.Throughout are traditional cafés, restaurants, snack-bars, and even hotels.Be sure to take in the Chinese Pavilion which dates from the late 1700s.
The 18th-century Palace Theatre (Drottningholms Slottsteater) is still used for performances during the summer months.
Canoe and bicycle hire are also available if you're feeling energetic.
Abba the Museum can be found here, along with the Gröna Lund amusement park.
Throw in a mind-boggling history, from notorious Viking invaders to Royal dynasties and imperial intrigue, and one thing is certain: you'll never be bored.
Sweden's tourist attractions range from opulent palaces and ancient towns to vast Arctic landscapes and the famed Ice Hotel.
In this neighborhood, along with plenty of shops, restaurants, and tea rooms, you'll find the Nobel Museum, the Post Museum, the Royal Coin Cabinet, and several churches.