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Stockholm’s sights, sceneries you should not miss

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Apr. 08, 19 | 12:43 pm

Planning a getaway towards the Nordic countries? Stockholm, the capital city of Sweden is the world’s smallest big city or world’s biggest small town that’s open for many tourists and visitors thirsting for an adventure! TFT Lifestyle TV’s Dan on the Go guides you to the sights and sounds that you should spend time on when you’re there.

Venice of the North

Stockholm is the Second most visited city in the Nordic countries and it owes that spot as despite it being an old town, there are lots of colorful buildings, exquisite architecture, and abundant open waters that earned its title as the Venice of the North.

The places to check out are quite near from the train station too! A 5-10 minute walk from the central station would suffice for you to begin experiencing the magic of the place.

Stockholm Cathedral

The oldest church in Stockholm popularly known as The Great Church, the Stockholm Cathedral is a must-visit for the faithful and even for tourists of different faiths with its towering demeanor that displays the late gothic style of architecture that Sweden is known for.

Royal Palace

Located just behind Gustav Adolf’s Square, the Royal Palace is regarded as one of the largest palaces in Europe, which also serves as the official residence of His Majesty, the King of Sweden with over 600 rooms available.

Experience the Streets of Stockholm

Stockholm’s streets likewise feature one of the narrowest alleys you’ll find in the world, as well as a nice ice skating area during the winter period. To top it off, there are also roaming marching bands that play music that will have you dancing to their fun-filled Swedish Traditional Dance on the Streets!

So if you’re planning to do your soul searching or just want to get away to a cooler place where you’ll get to marvel at the architectural beauties of decades past, Sweden should definitely be in your travel bucket list!

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