Gamla Stan is the most medieval and elegant location is Stockholm, Sweden. From the geographical point of view, it is located on the Standsholmen Island. Gamla Stan is considered the main venue for the tourists and visitors in Stockholm. The Old Town is linked with the modern part of Stockholm by some small bridges. The Gamla Stan’s surroundings are preserved in their medieval and classic style, keeping the historical ambiance of the old times. The enormous variety of museums, galleries, exhibitions, restaurants are perfectly combined with the modern infrastructure of the city. The unique architecture based on accurate, narrow streets, pleasant pedestrian alleys and monumental old constructions make Gamla Stan a spectacular place to visit. There you can visit the main cultural locations as: The Stockholm Cathedral, The Riddarholm Church, The Nobel Museum, The House of Nobillity, The Stortorget Square. There are a lot of amazing venues and tourist attractions in Gamla Stan.
The Gamla Town impress with its modest and comfortable ambiance, that surely reminds the royal times. Also, the old and spectacular sculptures placed in the streets and squares are charming. The sculptures remind some local famous personalities, heroes and other attractive figures. In the old city architecture, can be noticed the Germanic style, with the huge and stone buildings, pleasant design and style. Besides the old architecture and monumental places, Gamla Stan provides a large variety of entertainment attractions and tourist facilities. The visitors can have a wonderful time at the old city’s restaurants, cafes and bars. You will be really surprised by the nice hospitality of the locals and by their simplicity and kindness. The Den Gyldene Freden Restaurant in Galma City is considered to be one of the most old and preserved restaurants in Europe. There you can enjoy a perfect lunch or dinner in a superb design. Just in order to fulfill the medieval and historical atmosphere of the Gamla Old Town, there are musicians on the pedestrian alleys that delight the visitors. The nice shops offer a great selection of souvenirs, books, ancient, but beautiful jewelers, as a nice memory of this wonderful place in Stockholm.
The locals who live in Gamla Stan are about 3000 people and their main activity consists in receiving the thousands tourists, that visit the old city every year, especially in summer time. Also, the Gamla Stan can be admired by a bout trip on sea, but the most suitable way to explore the medieval town is by foot. Gamla Stam is really easy to find. Around the region are always available buses, ferries and guides that will greet you in the best possible manner. Gamla Stan or The Old Town in the centre of Stockholm represents one of the most appreciated tporist attractions in all Sweden.
By Natasha Prijilevschi
The most attractive places to visit in Stockholm .
Stockholm, Swedeish capital is recognized as one of the most spectacular capitals in Europe. There you can visit the city’s medieval areas, the amazing museums, the beautiful natural landscapes. The accurate and protected parks, gardens amaze with their relaxing and charming ambiance. Stockholm hosts a variety of festivals, performances and concerts which are perfectly combined with the elegant and solemn architecture. Visiting Stockholm, you will be impressed about its medieval and the same time modern and original design.
Gamla Stan (The Old Town) - Historical sculpture
Gamla Stan (The Old Town) - Old Town view
Gamla Stan (The Old Town) - Unique architecture
Gamla Stan (The Old Town) - Local kindness
Gamla Stan (The Old Town) - Medieval style