Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #9 in Stockholm, Sweden


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 9.4 km
Ascend 212 m
Descend 202 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: Hornsbergs strandpark

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Hornsbergs strandpark is a park along Ulvsundasjön on Kungsholmen in Stockholm, Sweden. The park was part of the programme for Northwest Kungsholmen and was built on filled land in Ulvsundasjön and was created partly for the new residential area at Hornsbergs strand and partly to connect the walkway around Kungsholmen, which was previously interrupted by an industrial area and a port facility on northwestern Kungsholmen. The park was inaugurated on May 16, 2012. Hornsberg Beach Park was awarded the Siena Prize in 2012. The high-rise building at Moa Martinsons Torg was nominated for Stockholm Building of the Year 2013 and came in second place in the voting, architect Alessandro Rippelino.

Wikipedia: Hornsbergs strandpark (SV)

234 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Brovaktarparken

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Brovaktarparken is a park under the Essingeleden Trail in Stockholm, Sweden. The bridge keeper's park is named after the Brovakten block, which in turn is named after the still preserved guardhouse, Lilla Hornsberg next to the Karlberg Canal, which belonged to the ore farm Stora Hornsberg. The park was nominated for Stockholm Building of the Year in 2014.

Wikipedia: Brovaktarparken (SV)

1950 meters / 23 minutes

Sight 3: Filadelfiakyrkan

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Filadelfiakyrkan is a Pentecostal church building at Rörstrandsgatan 7 in Stockholm, Sweden; it was dedicated on 2 November 1930. The building is owned by the Filadelfia Stockholm congregation, the largest congregation in the Swedish Pentecostal movement with about 5,400 members as of 2015. It is also the largest Pentecostal congregation in Europe.

Wikipedia: Filadelfiakyrkan (EN), Website

970 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 4: Intiman

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Intiman, formerly Wallmans Intiman, is a private theatre located at Odenplan in Stockholm, Sweden. The theatre was inaugurated in 1950 by Lorens Marmstedt and Alf Jörgensen and was taken over in 1966 by Sandrews. In 1997, Hasse Wallman became the theatre manager for Intiman, and the theatre was renamed Wallmans Intiman. In 2010, the Wallmans Group was acquired by 2Entertain, which reinstated the original name.

Wikipedia: Intiman (SV), Website

97 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Gustaf Vasa Church

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Gustaf Vasa Church is a church located in the Vasastaden district of Stockholm, Sweden. Inaugurated in 1906 and named after 16th century King Gustav Vasa, it was designed by architect Agi Lindegren in the Baroque Revival style. Situated between two busy avenues partially lined with trees, its dome rises 60 metres (200 ft) above the nearby Odenplan plaza. The floor plan is in the shape of a Greek cross and seats 1,200 people, making it one of the largest churches in Stockholm.

Wikipedia: Gustaf Vasa Church (EN), Heritage Website

638 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: Enkehusparken

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Enkehusparken is a park in central Stockholm that was founded in the 1870s. The park is one of the few parks in Stockholm that is located inside a neighborhood, namely in the Heimdall neighborhood. It is surrounded by Norrtullsgatan, Vanadisvägen, Upplandsgatan and Frejgatan. Towards Frejgatan and Upplandsgatan, the park is surrounded by early 1900s houses mixed with a few functionalist houses from the time around World War II. Facing Vanadisvägen there is a large modern residential complex in brick. The main part of the side facing Norrtullsgatan is taken up by the old Widow's House, which gave the park its name and which now houses artists' studios. Entrances to the park are from Norrtullsgatan on both sides of Enkehuset and from Vanadisvägen. In the only courtyard house in the neighborhood there is a school.

Wikipedia: Enkehusparken (SV)

1008 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 7: Betlehemskyrkan

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Bethlehem Church is the Swedish Evangelical Mission's church in Stockholm, Sweden. The old church building was consecrated in October 1840 as Sweden's first free church building, under the name Engelska kapellet. It was located near Hötorget in Norrmalm, where the second and third Hötorget buildings are now located and was taken over by the Swedish Evangelical Mission in connection with the founding of the organization in 1856. The church was demolished in 1953 in conjunction with the redevelopment of Norrmalm. The new church was consecrated in 1956 at Luntmakargatan in Vasastan.

Wikipedia: Bethlehem Church (Stockholm) (EN), Website

364 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: Jarlaplan

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Jarlaplan is an open space and small street in Vasastan in central Stockholm where Birger Jarlsgatan meets Roslagsgatan.

Wikipedia: Jarlaplan (SV)

197 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: Ellen Keys Park

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Ellen Keys ParkBoberger. Photo: Bengt Oberger / CC BY-SA 3.0

Ellen Keys Park is a park near Jarlaplan in Östermalm in central Stockholm. The park has an area of 0.5 hectares and stretches between Karlavägen and Birger Jarlsgatan and is bounded to the north by a new residential block and to the south by Borgarskolan.

Wikipedia: Ellen Keys park (SV)

187 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Korskyrkan

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The Church of the Cross, Stockholm, which was actually called "Stockholm's Free Baptist Church", was the first "Church of the Cross" in Sweden. The church is now located at Birger Jarlsgatan 66 in central Stockholm.

Wikipedia: Korskyrkan, Stockholm (SV)

266 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Eriksbergsparken

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Eriksbergsparken is a park in Östermalm in the informal area of Eriksberg in central Stockholm. The park was laid out in 1920 under the authority of city gardener Mauritz Hammarberg and is adjacent to Eriksbergsplan, formerly Träsktorget. The park is designed as a staircase up to a terrace with plantings and a fountain. Above the park is the building of the Order of Carpenters. On the other side of Birger Jarlsgatan is Karl Staaff's park.

Wikipedia: Eriksbergsparken, Stockholm (SV)

441 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 12: Engelbrekt Church

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Engelbrekt Church Bengt A Lundberg / CC BY 2.5

Engelbrekt Church is a protected church located in the Lärkstaden area of Stockholm, Sweden. Its located at Östermalm and belongs to the Church of Sweden and is parish church for Engelbrekt Parish in the Diocese of Stockholm. It was designed by architect Lars Israel Wahlman in the National Romantic style and completed in 1914. It is one of the largest churches in Stockholm, with 1,400 seats.

Wikipedia: Engelbrekt Church (EN), Heritage Website

550 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 13: Kristi förklarings ortodoxa kyrka

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Christ's Explanation Orthodox Church is a church and congregation on Birger Jarlsgatan 98 in the Östermalm district in Stockholm's inner city. The church room, which was erected in 1905-1907, was declared in 1999 for building memory.

Wikipedia: Kristi förklarings ortodoxa kyrka, Stockholm (SV)

425 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 14: Balders Hage

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Balder's hage is a park in Lärkstaden in Östermalm, Stockholm, Sweden. The park was part of the city plan for a new residential area in the area around Lärkstaden, which was presented in 1902 by the architect Per-Olof Hallman. Hallman was influenced by the Austrian architect Camillo Sitte's ideas about artistic urban planning. The buildings had to be adapted to the formations of the terrain and the scale was smaller than traditional, with quiet streets, terraces, small squares and parks. The park was named in 1925.

Wikipedia: Balders hage, Stockholm (SV)

502 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 15: Gasqueparken

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Gasqueparken, park belonging to the Student Union of the Royal Institute of Technology's student union building Nymble next to Östra Station in Stockholm.

Wikipedia: Gasqueparken (SV)

132 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 16: Millespottan

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MillespottanBoberger. Photo: Bengt Oberger / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Industrial Monument is a fountain sculpture by Carl Milles that was erected in 1926 outside the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm.

Wikipedia: Industrimonumentet (SV)

312 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 17: Engelska parken

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The English park at Norra Djurgården is one of Stockholm's most hidden parks. It is behind the Royal Institute of Technology's largest lecture hall F1 (Alfvénsalen) on a terrace above the adjacent Lill-Jansskogen. The park is reached from the south via a hole in the wall from Lindstedtsvägen, from the north via a terrace behind the building on Teknikringen 24, or from the west via a staircase from the open space Övre Borggården.

Wikipedia: Engelska parken, Norra Djurgården (SV)

1139 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 18: Humlegården

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Humlegården is a major park in the district of Östermalm in Stockholm, Sweden. The park borders on Karlavägen in the north, Sturegatan in the east, Humlegårdsgatan in the south and Engelbrektsgatan in the west. It is the location of the Swedish Royal Library.

Wikipedia: Humlegården (EN)


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