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If you feel like being bohemian, you go to Södermalm. If you want to see the rich people and do some exclusive shopping, you visit Östermalm. The Stockholm city areas all offer different impressions, attractions and views and even people of Stockholm. So to get to know local Stockholm, make sure you visit a few different areas. Here you can read about what these city areas have to offer.

Sodermalm – The vintage shopping and hangout city area


If you’re after a unique bohemian experience, Sodermalm might be the place to visit. As one of the trendiest places in Stockholm, tourists will find the place an eclectic mix of retro and modern fashion that’s sure to make any bohemian spirit feel at home. Each turn at the corner might lead you to a vintage shop with rare vinyl …

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Norrmalm and Vasastan

Kungsträdgården, Norrmalm

One of the best ways to get to know Stockholm is to visit its local parks, pubs, and restaurants. While areas like Gamla Stan and Djurgården give you a glimpse of the city’s history, places where most locals hang out let you feel the city’s pulse and thereby, immerse yourself in the local culture. Technically, Norrmalm and Vasastan belong to …

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Old Town – A good place to start

Stockholm City

It’s quite clear why Gamla Stan or Old Town in English is one of Stockholm’s biggest tourist attractions. The cobbled streets crawl from main streets to alleyways leading travelers to shops, cafes, cathedrals, and museums. If it’s your first time in Stockholm, a trip to where the city actually started should definitely be on your to-do list. What makes the …

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