The Royal palace
Welcome to the Royal Palace – H.M. the King’s official residence – open year round. Visit the Royal Apartments, the Treasury with the State Regalia and the Museum Tre Kronor about the Palace’s medieval history. The Royal Gift Shop, situated at the Palace, is a unique gift and souvenir shop with products related to object in the Royal Collections. The wide selection includes porcelain, furnishings, accessories, jewelry and souvenirs, many made in limited editions.
Address: Slottsbacken, Old Town. Walking dist. 3 min. www.theroyalpalace.se
The city hall
From the City Hall the City of Stockholm is being governed. Around 200 politicians and civil servants have their offices in this building. This is also the venue for many events and it’s frequently used for different activities. The Blue Hall hosts the world famous Nobel Prize Banquet every year, followed by a ball in the Golden Hall. The only way to visit City Hall is by taking part in a guided tour. From the tower, 106 metres above the City Hall, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Stockholm.
Address: Hantverkargatan 1. T 08-508 290 58. Walking dist. 10–15 min.