Riddarholmen, Stockholm

4.5
#24 of 53 in Outdoors in Stockholm
Part of the old town, Riddarholmen is a small islet housing a number of restored 17th-century palaces and a medieval burial church of Swedish monarchs. Surrounded by three private palaces, one of which has a medieval tower, the island's central square is dominated by the 19th-century statue of Birger Jarl, the founder of the city. Stroll to the western end of the islet for panoramic views of the bay and abounding photo opportunities, especially at sunset. Use our Stockholm route maker app to arrange your visit to Riddarholmen and other attractions in Stockholm.
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  • Worth a visit to Explorer the church, the zero point of sea level, the old history of Sweden's first inhibitants  more »
  • The spire of the former Riddarholmen Church led me to head over from the Klara Malarstrand to check things out. It was a worthwhile trip. The area is associated with the very founding of Stockholm c.....  more »
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  • Beautiful part of Stockholm. The old City is full of beautiful old churches and palaces. You could spend the whole day exploring this part of town
  • 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. Interesting place to visit.

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