Gamla Stan: Quaint Old Town in Stockholm

Another of my favourite places in Stockholm was Gamla Stan which means Old Town.  It was just a subway ride away from our hotel so it was the very first area we explored and also said to be a must see on Tripadvisor and other sites I checked out. The town is preserved with most of the buildings from the 17th & 18th century and it’s something I appreciate coming from a city of skyscrapers and constant construction and change. Singaporeans I think will love the little boutique stores with unique gifts you can purchase.

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photo by bookjunkie

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photo by bookjunkie

Sculpture at the Royal Palace.

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Changing of the guards at the Royal Palace and I was most impressed that there was no distinction between the male and female uniforms.

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There was a Christmas market set up in the square right in front of the Nobel Museum. The sweet smell of spicy hotdogs and almonds being roasted added to the atmosphere.

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photo by bookjunkie

photo by bookjunkie

An Old Well. I thought this would be scary for little kids.

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photo by bookjunkie

photo by bookjunkie

The jams here were so good. But it was not worth buying them and carrying them back. Afraid my baggage would be overweight.

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2 Responses to Gamla Stan: Quaint Old Town in Stockholm

  1. Crystal says:

    fun!

    I love your photos

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