With its city center spread out over fourteen islands, Stockholm is like no other capital in the world. Expect a fusion of a 700 year-old history combined with world-class restaurants, stylish nightlife and modern design. Stockholm is not only the hometown of IKEA, but also the home of designer brands such as ACNE and Filippa K. Stockholmers are also well-known for their tech savyness, no wonder innovations such as Spotify and Skype came out of this city.
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Stockholm can since Januray 2013 also add a world-class transportation to its list. Uber is changing the way Stockholmers get around, matching the beauty of their city and lifestyle with elegant transportation. When visiting Stockholm you will realise there are all kinds of taxis in the city and if you get into the wrong one you might end up paying ten times the normal price. Elegance, safety and efficiency is what to expect when riding Uber in Stockholm. Arrive on time, stylish and to an affordable price that you can trust.
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The Royal Palace, or Kungliga slottet as we say in Swedish, is the official residence and major royal palace of the Swedish monarch, located in the Old Town of Stockholm. Spend the day walking in old town, enjoying the beautiful buildings, cobblestone streets and cozy cafées, bars and restaurants in the area.
For shopping visit NK, Nordiska Kompaniet. Here you’ll find everything from high-end interior design, to clothing and food. If interested in local clothing brands don’t miss the dedicated section of Nordic designers on the first floor.
Are you up for a fika? Fika (pronounces fee-ka) is a Swedish tradition where we sit down and have a cup of coffee and something sweet, preferable a Swedish cinnamon roll. Forget about the take away, fika is all about having a break and sitting down together. At Saturnus you’ll find the world’s biggest cinnamon rolls! Pro tip: share one, they’re huge ; ).
The Museum of Modern Art of Stockholm, located on the island of Skeppsholmen. Visit the museum, have lunch in their restaurant with the beautiful view over Stockholm surrounded by water. They also have a small shop, perfect for buying your souvenirs from Swedish designers. Take the chance and walk around the island of Skeppsholmen, amazing nature and just 10 minutes walk from the city center. Hungry? Eat at Hotel Skeppsholmen and try their traditional Swedish meatballs.
Stockholm does not only offer a beautiful city surrounded by water. A 25 minutes trip with an Uber will take you to the amazing archipelago which will make you wanna stay here forever.