Free Tour Old Town at 10.00 in English

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  • WHAT’S IN OUR TOUR?

Gamla Stan, also known as the Old Town, is a medieval haven that stands as a testament to historical events. Over the centuries, Gamla Stan has been remarkably well-preserved. But why is its narrowest street just 90 cm wide?

What are the meanings behind the enigmatic metal house signs? And why doesn’t the King of Sweden wear a crown?

  • DURATION

approx. 2 Hours

  • WHO?

Please look for the guide holding our sign that reads “Free Walking Tour Stockholm” provided by NORDIC FREEDOM TOURS

  • HIGHLIGHTS
  • The German Church Founded in 1571, the church is located in an area that was dominated by Germans in the Middle Ages.
  • Mårten Trotzig Street The narrowest street in Stockholm with a width of 90 cm.
  • The Iron Square The second oldest square in Stockholm, dating back to the 1300s.
  • Merchant’s Square This was a thoroughfare between two main squares and contains a copy of the sculpture “Sankt Göran och draken”.
  • Iron Boy Known in English as the “little boy looking at the moon”.
  • At fifteen centimetres high, it is the smallest public statue in Stockholm.
  • The Royal Palace The official residence and main royal palace of the Swedish monarch.
  • The Great Church This is the oldest church in Gamla Stan and was founded in the 13th century.
  • The Great Square The oldest square in Stockholm and the heart of Gamla Stan.
  • The Nobel Museum A museum dedicated to the dissemination of information about the Nobel Prize and its founder, Alfred Nobel.
  • The Priest’s Street Home to the “Rune Stone” believed to date back to the 1000’s, making it about 200 years older than the city.
  • The House of Nobility Originally used by the aristocracy for parliamentary meetings.
  • Riddarholm Church This is the burial church of the Swedish monarchs and is one of the oldest churches in Stockholm.
  • Birger Jarls Square The square was renamed after the traditional founder of Stockholm.

Please be aware:

The itinerary provided above is subject to change without prior notice.

This tour is not accessible for wheelchair users.

  • WHERE AND WHEN?

Our complimentary walking tour of Stockholm’s Old Town commences precisely at 10:00 AM, regardless of weather conditions, and extends for an enjoyable duration of 120 minutes.

The meeting point is just outside the Gamla Stan subway station, and the tour will conclude within the Old Town area.

  • Please be advised that we do not accommodate organized groups on our free walking tours.
    For organized groups exceeding 6 participants, it is required to book a private paid walking tour in advance.
    This policy applies universally to all organized entities, including schools, educational courses, student groups, and any for-profit or non-profit companies and organizations.
  • Such groups are not permitted to join our free walking tours.

 

  • miniFAQs:

What should I do if I am late? Our tours begin promptly at the scheduled time, out of respect for those who arrive punctually. We strongly advise you to arrive on time.

If I’m running late, can you wait for me for 5-10 minutes? Regrettably, we are unable to postpone the start of the tour. It is important to ensure your timely arrival.

OUR MEETING POINT

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The meeting point Free Walking Tour Stockholm