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Norra Riddarholmshamnen, Stockholm, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

You can enjoy this small island close to to the old city (Gamla Stan) in all seasons. The amazing view of the frozen sea is at the same level as the glittering and warm view you can enjoy in June/July. I definitively recommend the short...More

1  Thank Doctorgyprons
Reviewed 4 July 2018

People know about this island, but it is overshadowed by adjacent Gamla Stan. Stockholm plans on making it more of a tourist magnet. For now, you have to rely on some good tourist guides and investigative work. Riddarholmskyrkan is a pretty well-known attraction, and the...More

Thank HowlnBubba
Reviewed 1 June 2018

One will get beautiful views while in Riddarholmen which is a small islet just a few minutes away from the Royal Palace. One should visit the Riddarholm church as well when in Riddarholmen.

Thank 716sachink
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The island is a nice place to walk around and get decent views of Stockholm City Hall. Its a 10 minute walk from Old Town and worth visiting when in the area.

Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Riddarholmen is a small island in central Stockholm. It is part of Gamla Stan, the Old Town. However many tourists don't find here and so it is much quieter. There are a number of private palaces dating back to the 17th century. The main landmark...More

1  Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I wanted to visit Riddarhuset, but apparently it's only opened between 11 and 12, and I was there much later. Instead I walked around Riddarholmen and enjoyed the views over the water and at Stadshuset. Riddarholmen was a very quiet place. The church is also...More

Thank jolav12
Reviewed 7 May 2017

So close to the Old Town, yet so much calmer. A great place to sit, relax and enjoy the view of the City Hall across the water.

Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This church was founded and built by Franciscans in the late 1200s, and later became the historic burial place of Swedish royalty and nobility. The architecture itself is lovely, and the side chapels and crypt contain fantastically detailed gold, marble and pewter sarcophagi of rich...More

Thank tallpinesCO
Reviewed 30 July 2016

A beautiful island with a wonderful collection of restored palaces and buildings. It's mostly court type buildings now, but they do look great, and it's a nice area to stroll around.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Springtime is the best Time to have a Walk in this beautiful Area. Some Nice Architecture and a beautiful view by the water. The City Hall is nearby so take the Time to visit the Place as well.

Thank Jan-Marc E
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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home
to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central
island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small
island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit
touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting:
take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and
through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest)
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