Stockholm

Tourist attractions

First Hotel Kungsbron is located in the middle of Stockholm City which means nothing is far away. Below we have listed some of the more popular sights that people visit while they are here. Should you have any further questions do not hesitate to get in touch with our Front Desk staff that will gladly help you out with most things Stockholm has to offer. We sell a number of tickets to different excursions and also the “Stockholm Pass” which gives free access to over 60 of Stockholm’s top attractions.

 

CASINO COSMOPOL

From a movie theatre to an international casino they have it all under one roof including poker rooms, a restaurant and a sports bar. You have over 46 different gaming tables and 412 slot machines to try your luck at. Their restaurant is open between 13:00 and 05:00 every day and also offers live music and a variety of shows.
If you are visiting with gambling in mind we have a special casino-deal – get in touch with us for more information!

 

CITY HALL

The Stockholm City Hall is one of Sweden’s most iconic and beautiful buildings and is located just a few minutes’ walk from First Hotel Kungsbron.

 

THE ROYAL CASTLE/OLD TOWN

About a fifteen-minute walk from First Hotel Kungsbron will get you to Old Town and the Royal Castle, one of Europe’s most vibrant castles. It is the official residence of His Majesty The King and is where most of the royal business takes place. We encourage you to check out the “changing of the guards”. A ceremony where the guards parade through Stockholm and end up in the courtyard of The Royal Castle where the new shift relives the old.
It starts at 12:15 on weekdays and at 13:15 on Sundays and public holidays and lasts for about 40 minutes.

 

DJURGÅRDEN

Djurgården is famous for its many sights, beautiful nature and old oak-trees. While the southern part has some city-housing most of Djurgården is canals, parks, museums, villas, embassies and other institutions. A great place to relax in the sun and take in some Swedish nature, all without ever leaving the city!

 

HAGAPARKEN

The Haga Park is British-inspired park located in Haga just north of Stockholm. It was constructed on the initiative of King Gustav III and stretches from “Stallmästaregården” in the south to “Frösundavik” in the north. Today the park has a number of pavilions and tempels including the Chinese Pavillion, the Copper Tents and the Eco-temple. It is also the site of the Great Haga Castle ruins whose foundations where laid but never finished due to the King being assassinated. It also hosts the Haga Castle, currently the home of the crown-princess Victoria and her husband prince Daniel.

 

SWEDISH MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY/COSMONOVA

The Swedish museum of Natural History is a great place for those curious about nature science, the climate and astronomy.
At Cosmonova, located in the same building, they have a huge 760 square metres dome-shaped screen where they show IMAX® films, the world’s largest film format. It puts you in the middle of great adventures, whether it be a journey to the stars or the Grand Canyon you are bound to be impressed.

 

SKYWIEV – On top of the Globe

With an unbeatable view the “SkyView” glass dome takes you to the top of the iconic Ericsson Globe and offers mile-wide views in all directions.

 

GRÖNA LUND

The oldest Tivoli in town and a great amusement park for the whole family. It is filled with attractions, games, lotteries and all kinds of entertainment. You can purchase the entrance tickets and ride passes straight from the Front Desk which means you can skip right by the entrance-queue!

Open between April and September.

 

SKANSEN

Founded in 1891 by Artur Hazelius Skansen is the worlds oldest outdoor museum. The idea was to show how people from different people from all over Sweden lived during the olden days. Hazelius wanted to display buildings, plants and animals from all over our long country.

 

BOUT TOURS/THE ARCHIPELAGO

The complete sightseeing tour for those who want to view Stockholm from the water. Talk to our staff in the Front Desk if you want more information about different types of excursions – there are a wide variety from hop-on / hop-off tours to longer excursions going further out into the beautiful archipelago. Whatever might suit you we will gladly help you reserve your tickets!

 

 

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