Stockholm...Capital of Sweden...Beautiful?
Stockholm is not as
big and famous as Paris, London or New York. Still it is regarded as
one of the most beautiful capitals in the world. The Swedish city
captures the heart of every visitor.
from your plane you will see the water, the immense green areas, the
fourteen islands with the colorful buildings that make up Stockholm
..... You are in a holiday mood even before you set your first step on
between the lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea, she is sometimes called
the Venice of the North. And, indeed, there is water everywhere.
However, you don’t need a gondola to get around. An extensive bus and subway network takes you everywhere.
don’t make the news regularly. Sweden is a sparsely populated, but rich
country and the nine million Swedes lead a wealthy calm life.
They are modest, helpful, tolerant, and speak excellent English – which makes Stockholm even more pleasant to visit.
city is remarkably clean. It’s a very safe place too. Swedish crime
figures are among the lowest in the world. She has a rich history and
many points of interests. Take in walk in Gamla Stan, the old town
centre with its medieval streets, well-preserved houses and royal
the world’s first open-air museum Skansen, which is a joy even if you
are not a museum fan. Or make a boat trip in the archipelago: no less
than 24,000 islands and rocks create majestic sceneries you will never
even modern Stockholm has a lot to offer. Nightlife in the Swedish
capital is hip, the Scandinavian design goods in shops are hard to
resist, and the once controversial business district becomes one of the
most vibrant parts of town in summer.
mixes the latest trends and developments with ancient Nordic culture
and tradition, located in an area with an almost magic natural charm.
It’s truly one of the world’s most beautiful capitals.
The Stockholm Sweden Travel Guide
tells you all about the major sights, restaurants and hotels, how to
get there, where to stay, and lots of other practical tips - no matter
what your budget. This article © 2005, Marc de Jong.
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