Gate at the Woodland Cemetery in Stockholm

The Woodland Cemetery in Stockholm: Where Nature Blends with Art

There are certain categories of places and attractions that people usually think of seeing when travelling and visiting new places. Castles, churches, squares, monuments, museums, gardens… These are all spots we use to go to when discovering cities. However, once in a while you can come across a place so unusual that you wouldn’t normally think of visiting it. What if I told you there was a forest-like cemetery you should totally see? Read more

Van der Noot Palace in Stockholm

Van der Noot Palace: The Most Beautiful Palace on Stockholm’s Södermalm

The seventeenth century was the time of great prosperity for Sweden and its capital, Stockholm, in particular. Many of the most stunning palaces in the city come from this period and while most of them are located in the Old Town (Gamla stan), you might be surprised to find some beautiful historic sites in other parts of the city, too. In this post, we look at the Van der Noot Palace (van der Nootska palatset) on the island of Södermalm. Read more

Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm

Places of Interest: 10 Stockholm Theatres to See During the Summer Break

Stockholm offers a large number and variety of cultural venues to choose from. As I have recently introduced you to the magnificent building of the Royal Dramatic Theatre, I thought I would also show you other notable theatres in the Swedish capital. Although you will not be able to enjoy any performances during the summer break, the theatres you will find below are worth knowing about not only because of their beautiful houses, but also for their interesting stories.Read more

The Royal Dramatic Theatre (Dramaten) in Stockholm

Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm: Sweden’s Most Adorned Building

The Royal Dramatic Theatre, or Dramaten as it is colloquially known, is a building that you can hardly miss if you walk around the more modern parts of the Stockholm’s city centre. As you will shortly see, there are many good reasons for admiring this eye-catching construction but as usual, we start with a little background story. Read more

Eric Ericson Hall (Eric Ericsonhallen) in Stockholm

Skeppsholmen Church: The Remarkable Building from the Early 1800s

Skeppsholmen Church (Skeppsholmskyrka), or as it may be called today, Eric Ericson Hall (Eric Ericsonhallen), is one of the notable buildings on the city landscape of Stockholm that many of you may know from pictures and movies. However, its characteristic shape might never have existed had a few interesting things not happened. In this post, I, therefore, not only tell you what you can see at Skeppsholmen Church today but also how the building turned out the way it did. Read more