If you are heading to the Swedish capital and want to check out all the best attractions, then be sure to grab a room right in the city center. The Radisson Blu Strand Hotel, Stockholm is located right by Nybroviken harbour, across the water from Strandvågen Boulevard. From here you have access to excellent shopping, top attractions and delicious meals. When heading out for an afternoon of sightseeing in Stockholm you will find a seemingly endless list of things to do, so we have picked some top spots for you.
Whether you're after an action-packed day of sightseeing or a casual day of exploring, the city has plenty to keep you busy. From a walk through the Old Town to a river cruise discovering the Stockholm Archipelago, sightseeing opportunities await around every turn. There is also plenty of quaint boutiques, cafés and restaurants to keep your stomach from rumbling and pockets full.
One of the city's most prominent landmarks, Stadshuset, or City Hall, welcomes the world's most distinguished academics and world leaders each year for the Nobel Prize Ceremony in its Blue Hall. It is also open year round to visitors and offers perfect views over the city from its 106 meter tall tower.
If you are interested in learning about Sweden’s past, then you can’t miss this attraction. Vasa Museet, as it is named in Swedish, is not an ordinary museum. A must-visit on any sightseeing trip, this impressive venue houses the beautiful Vasa, a ship that sank 20 minutes into its maiden voyage in 1628. Walk around this impressive wooden battle ship and marvel at its enormity.
For an urban retreat in the heart of the city, take a fresh break outside and visit the picture-perfect Djurgården Island. Owned by the Swedish Monarchy, the island boasts walking and cycling paths along the sea, along with picnic space on the soft green lawns.
Other top spots
Nearby you will also find Gamla Stan, also known as the Old Town which connects to the hip area named Södermalm. Another island right nearby is Skeppsholmen, with great attractions like Moderna Museet museum. No matter what you are looking for there is plenty to keep you busy right outside the hotel.