Free Tour Old Town at 11.00 in English

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  • WHAT’S IN OUR TOUR?

Gamla Stan /Old Town/ is a medieval sanctuary that bears witness to historical events. Gamla Stan has been largely preserved over the centuries. Why is the narrowest street only 90 cm wide?

What do the mysterious metal house signs mean? Why doesn’t the King of Sweden wear a crown?

  • DURATION

approx. 1 Hour and 30 minutes

  • WHO?

Look for the guide with our sign “Free Walking Tour Stockholm” NORDIC FREEDOM TOURS

  • HIGHLIGHTS
  • The German Church Founded in 1571 the church is located in a neighbourhood that was dominated by Germans in the Middle Ages.
  • Alley of Mårten Trotzig The narrowest street in Stockholm at 90cm across (35 inches).
  • The Iron Square The second oldest square in Stockholm dating back to the 1300’s.
  • Merchant’s Square It 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 who looks at the moon”.
  • Fifteen centimetres high it is the smallest public statue in Stockholm.
  • The Royal Palace Official residence and major royal palace of the Swedish monarch.
  • The Great Church It is the oldest church in Gamla Stan and was founded in the 13th century.
  • The Big Square The oldest square in Stockholm and forms the heart of Gamla Stan.
  • The Nobel Museum Is a museum devoted to circulating information on the Nobel Prize and the founder of the prize Alfred Nobel.
  • The Priest’s Street Home to the “Rune Stone” believed to date back to the 1000’s being about 200 years older than the city.
  • The House of Nobility Originally used by the aristocracy for meetings of parliament.
  • 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 traditionally attributed 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 11:00 AM, regardless of weather conditions, and extends for an enjoyable duration of 1 hour and 30 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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 meeting point Free Walking Tour Stockholm