Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #8 in Stockholm, Sweden


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 9.7 km
Ascend 191 m
Descend 217 m

Explore Stockholm in Sweden with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in StockholmIndividual Sights in Stockholm

Sight 1: Flygarmonumentet

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The Aviator Monument is a statue that stands at Karlaplan in central Stockholm, Sweden. The statue was a gift from the Swedish Aeronautical Society in memory of different Swedish aviation pioneers who fell in both the North Pole expedition of 1898 and in the Swedish aviator era in 1917. The task to build the monument was given to the famous sculptor Carl Milles. The Aviator Monument was finished in 1931.

Wikipedia: Aviator Monument (Stockholm) (EN)

518 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: Gustav Adolfs kyrka

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The Gustaf Adolf Church is a church building in the Gustav Adolf Park at Östermalm in Stockholm, Sweden. Belonging to the Oscar Parish of the Church of Sweden, the church was inaugurated on 6 November 1892 by bishop Gottfrid Billing.

Wikipedia: Gustaf Adolf Church (EN)

648 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: Berwaldhallen

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The Berwald Hall is a concert hall situated in a park landscape at Dag Hammarskjölds väg 3 in the Östermalm district of Stockholm, Sweden. Construction on the building began in 1976 based on a design by architects Erik Ahnborg and Sune Lindström. The hall is shaped as a hexagon.

Wikipedia: Berwald Hall (EN), Website

272 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: The English Church

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The English Church

St Peter and St Sigfrid's Church, often referred to locally as the English Church, is an Anglican church in Stockholm, Sweden. It was built in the 1860s for the British congregation in the city and was originally located on Rörstrandsgatan in the Norrmalm district before being moved, stone by stone, to the Diplomatstaden area of Östermalm in 1913.

Wikipedia: St Peter and St Sigfrid's Church (EN)

947 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 5: Bünsowska huset

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The Bünsow House is an exclusive apartment block located on Strandvägen 29–33 in Östermalm in central Stockholm, built in 1886–1888 for the timber magnate and millionaire Friedrich Bünsow after drawings by the architects Isak Gustaf Clason (facades) and Anders Gustaf Forsberg (the plans). The building complex occupies the entire Korporalen block, which is surrounded by Riddargatan to the north, Grev Magnigatan to the west, Torstenssonsgatan to the east and Strandvägen to the south. The property is blue-labeled by the City Museum in Stockholm, which is the strongest protection and means "that the buildings are judged to have particularly high cultural-historical values".

Wikipedia: Bünsowska huset (SV), Heritage Website

398 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Elimkyrkan

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The Elim Church was a free church at Storgatan 26 in Östermalm in Stockholm, Sweden.

Wikipedia: Elimkyrkan, Stockholm (SV)

506 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Swedish Army Museum

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The Swedish Army Museum is a museum of military history located in the district of Östermalm in Stockholm. It reopened in 2002 after a long period of closure, and was awarded the title of the best museum of Stockholm in 2005. Its displays illustrate the military history of Sweden, including its modern policy of neutrality, and of the Swedish Army.

Wikipedia: Swedish Army Museum (EN), Website

412 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: Royal Drama Theatre

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Royal Drama Theatre

The Royal Dramatic Theatre is Sweden's national stage for "spoken drama", founded in 1788. Around one thousand shows are put on annually on the theatre's five running stages.

Wikipedia: Royal Dramatic Theatre (EN), Website, Heritage Website

218 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Birger Jarlspassagen

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Birger Jarlspassagen is Stockholm's smallest and oldest shopping mall that stretches in the Rännilen block diagonally from Smålandsgatan 10 to Birger Jarlsgatan 9. The passage was inaugurated in 1897 by King Oscar II.

Wikipedia: Birger Jarlspassagen (SV)

291 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: China Theatre

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Chinateatern or commonly known as "China" is a private theatre in Stockholm, Sweden, located at Berzelii Park in Stockholm city. Originally built 1928 as a movie theatre but has over the years simultaneously been used as a theatre stage for revues, comedies and musical shows. It was very popular in the 1980s and the stage has during various periods been used by different established Swedish theatres, one being the Royal Dramatic Theatre.

Wikipedia: Chinateatern (EN), Website

68 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 11: Berzelii park

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Berzelii Park is a small park in central Stockholm, Sweden. The park is the location of the China Theater (Chinateatern), and the Berns Salonger Restaurant and Theater.

Wikipedia: Berzelii Park (EN)

417 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 12: Dianafontänen I

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The Diana Fountain is a bronze and marble sculpture by Carl Milles. The Diana Fountain is available in two versions, the Diana Fountain I was created in 1927–1928 and is located in the courtyard of the Match Palace in Stockholm, the Diana Fountain II was created in 1929–1930 and can be found as a copy at Skytteholm, Ekerö Municipality. On the square in Tomelilla there is a Diana fountain that was donated by Milles to the town when he learned that the town intended to name a street after him as a memory of the Tomelilla exhibition in 1927. In Tomelilla, the sculpture is called Artemis after Diana's Greek counterpart. "Diana" also exists as a single figure in bronze, fitted with a skirt.

Wikipedia: Dianafontänen (SV)

912 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 13: Flemingska palatset

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The Fleming Palace is a building in the Aeolus district of Slottsbacken 8 in Stockholm's Old Town, Stockholm.

Wikipedia: Flemingska palatset (SV), Heritage Website

610 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 14: Bonde Palace

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The Bonde Palace is a palace in Gamla stan, the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden. Located between the House of Knights (Riddarhuset) and the Chancellery House (Kanslihuset), it is, arguably, the most prominent monument of the era of the Swedish Empire (1611–1718), originally designed by Nicodemus Tessin the Elder and Jean De la Vallée in 1662-1667 as the private residence of the Lord High Treasurer Gustaf Bonde (1620–1667) it still bears his name, while it accommodated the Stockholm Court House from the 18th century and since 1949 houses the Swedish Supreme Court. On the south side of the building is the street Myntgatan and the square Riddarhustorget, while the alleys Riddarhusgränd and Rådhusgränd are passing on its western and eastern sides.

Wikipedia: Bonde Palace (EN), Heritage Website

177 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Axel Oxenstierna

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Axel Oxenstierna

The statue of Axel Oxenstierna is a statue depicting the Swedish Chancellor Axel Oxenstierna. The statue stands in the courtyard of the House of Nobility facing Riddarfjärden in Stockholm. The statue was created by sculptor John Börjeson and unveiled in 1890.

Wikipedia: Axel Oxenstiernas staty (SV)

607 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 16: Dance Museum

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Dansmuseet is a museum for the performing and visual arts located in Stockholm, Sweden. Opened in 1953 in the basement of the Royal Swedish Opera, it originally displayed a large collection of dance-related art that belonged to Rolf de Maré, a leader of the Ballets suédois in Paris from 1920 to 1925. In 1969, a library, named after the Swedish dancer, Carina Ari was endowed by Ari and attached to the museum with Bengt Hägar as its curator. The library contains the most comprehensive archive of literature on dance in Northern Europe. The museum is currently located at Drottninggatan 17. The library, receives no state funds, as it is privately endowed. The majority of its collection are materials from Western Europe which date between 1500 and 1850, a journal collection dating at the turn of the 20th century, and a video library of thousands of films. There is also a large collection of books on Russian dance. As of 2017, the director of the museum is Eva-Sofi Ernstell.

Wikipedia: Dansmuseet (EN), Website

858 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 17: Centralbadsparken

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Centralbadsparken is one of Stockholm's smallest parks and is located in the Islandet neighborhood on Norrmalm in Stockholm. The block is bounded by Drottninggatan, Adolf Fredriks Kyrkogata, Holländargatan and Olof Palmes gata.

Wikipedia: Centralbadsparken (SV)

389 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 18: Anna Sterkys minne

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Anna Sterky's Memory is a sculpture at Norra Bantorget in Stockholm, Sweden. The double-sided bronze relief in memory of Anna Sterky was erected in 1988 and was made by sculptor Christina Rundqvist Andersson.

Wikipedia: Anna Sterkys minne (SV)

46 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 19: Brantingmonumentet

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The Branting Monument is a monument in Stockholm, Sweden, with a statue of the Swedish Social Democratic leader Hjalmar Branting. The monument is 5 meters tall and 6 meters wide.

Wikipedia: The Branting Monument (EN)

1360 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 20: Birger Jarls kenotaf

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Birger Jarl's kenotaf is a sculpture and a shin, a so -called kenotaf, over Birger Jarl at Stockholm City Hall. Birger Jarl's Kenotaf was embodied by the town hall architect Ragnar Östberg together with the sculptor Gustaf Sandberg.

Wikipedia: Birger jarls kenotaf (SV)


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