The Old Townis probably the place in Stockholm that has
the most visitors, night- and daytime. Here one can enjoy tranquillity,
as well as entertainment and street life. All within walking distance.
This quarter of the city has an eventful history, and has been known
as a place of sin, a place of execution and also for grandiose royal
weddings. To walk through the alleys of the Old Town is to walk
down history lane!
The Old Town on the water, with characteristic steeples and spires.
The houses from the 1600 and 1700’s are well kept.
Towards the Old Town through the gates of the Riksdag Building
The old steam boats below the palace slope.
The Royal Palace was ready for occupation in 1754, and was partly
built on the remains of the old castle Tre Kronor, which is now
This is the house where the royal family lived after Tre Kronor
burnt down in 1697, up until 1754, when they moved to the new palace.