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Skansen. Open-air museum and zoo. Fabulous to go inside the old houses and see how people lived 200-400 years ago. Children’s Zoo (Lill-Skansen) is appreciated by the youngest.

Art in the Metro. Of about 100 stations, 90 of them have art, created by more than 150 artists. Keep your eyes open when travelling by the underground, or join a guided tour.

Since 1523 The Royal Guard has been guarding the Royal Palace and the Royal family. The daily change of the guard is popular sightseeing.

Fotografiska Museet, Stadsgårdshamnen 22 – The photography museum is the Stockholmer’s new favourite! Open every day until 21:00.

Fancy some Music?

Debaser, Medborgarplatsen 8 and Hornstulls strand 9. One of Sweden’s biggest clubs for live pop and rock. A few stations away from Castanea Hostel with the Underground.

Södra Teatern, Mosebacke torg 1-3. Live music, club nights and stage performances.

Berwaldhallen, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 3. If you are in for classical music.  Magnificent house with parts of the five billion old rock visible. 10 minutes from Castanea Hostel with bus.

Get outdoor – go cycling, walk or swim…

Skeppsholmen – The small island with several museums and lots of boats and ships. Walk along the water, takes 20 minutes.

Djurgården – Beautiful cultural heritage with magnificent old oaks and rich animal life.

Långholmen – This was the prison island years ago. Today footpaths, beach, boat clubs, restaurants and conference centre.

Hellasgården – an oasis in the heart of nature. en oas mitt i naturen. 20 minutes with Underground and bus from Castanea. In summer: Swim, play boule, jogg or go canoeing. In winter: Skiing, go ice-skating, enjoy sauna or Ice-hole bathing.

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