Best things to do in Stockholm

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Experiences you might enjoy

Here are some activities hosted by locals that would help you explore the city.

Locals’ favourite places

Here’s your definitive guide to the best parks, restaurants, landmarks and local spots, all according to locals

1. Urban Deli Nytorget
4 Nytorget
243local recommendations
Kristin says “A fantastic place every time of the day and every day. They have a wonderful breakfast buffet to 11 ...” ·
2. Fotografiska
22 Stadsgårdshamnen
345local recommendations
Louise says “Lover of photography? Then Fotografiska is a must, the centre for contemporary photography. Housed i...” ·
3. Djurgården
181local recommendations
Andreas says “Great place for fun on a sunny day. Rent bikes and ride around the beautiful island of Djurgården ...” ·
4. Moderna Museet
4 Exercisplan
166local recommendations
Sara says “Stockholm Museum of Modern Art. Great collection of 20th century art - one of the world's best colle...” ·
5. Nytorget
152local recommendations
Morten says “Nytorget is a square in Stockholm at Nytorgsgatan. It is bounded on the north by Skånegatan and in t...” ·
6. Gröna Lund
9 Lilla Allmänna Gränd
149local recommendations
Christian says “Tivoli Gröna Lund is the main amusement park in Stockholm located on the seaward side of the Djurgår...” ·
7. NK Stockholm
18-20 Hamngatan
148local recommendations
Gisela says “The Great Department Store" for generations of Stockholmers (including members of the Royal Family)....” ·
8. Hagaparken
138local recommendations
Victor says “This royal leisure park is open to the public excepts for Haga Slott (castle) which is now the resid...” ·
9. Nytorget 6
6 Nytorget
135local recommendations
Celina says “I absolutely love this place. I go here for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks. Great food,...” ·
10. Marie Laveau
66 Hornsgatan
129local recommendations
Henry says “If you fancy a drink head to Marie Laveau, one of the Sweden's best cocktail bars with influences fr...” ·
11. Eriks The Gondola
6 Stadsgården
123local recommendations
Helena says “The most fantastic view over Stockholm high above Slussen, the refined kitchen offers Swedish tradit...” ·
12. Monteliusvägen
120local recommendations
Pebbles says “A 500m walking path with a magnificent view of Lake Mälaren, City Hall, & Riddarholmen, great to cat...” ·
13. Hermans
23B Fjällgatan
120local recommendations
Jan says “Vegetarian buffet restaurant with an amazing view. They have a lot of vegan dishes in the buffet as ...” ·
14. Skansen
49-51 Djurgårdsslätten
214local recommendations
Zanadu says “The world’s first open-air museum, Skansen was founded in 1891 by Artur Hazelius to give visitors an...” ·
15. Vasa Museum
14 Galärvarvsvägen
197local recommendations
Karolina says “One of my favorite museums. The Vasa ship capsized and sank in Stockholm 1628. After 333 years on th...” ·
16. Himlen
78 Götgatan
103local recommendations
Lars says “Nice bar on top of "Skrapan", one of Södermalms tallest buildings. You have a nice view of the city....” ·
17. Rosendals Trädgård
38 Rosendalsvägen
99local recommendations
Henry says “Garden at beautiful island Djurgården with fantastic nature and surroundings. A nice café with homem...” ·
18. Tranan
14 Karlbergsvägen
99local recommendations
Martin P.
Martin P. says “Restaurant with typical Swedish food. Try Råraka, herring or meatballs. Also a hip bar down stairs w...” ·
19. Restaurant Pelikan
40 Blekingegatan
98local recommendations
Ulrika says “Try this old beer hall for traditional "Swedish meatballs" with lingonberry" or Baltic herring. And ...” ·
20. Riche
4 Birger Jarlsgatan
97local recommendations
Richard says “One of Stockholm's classic inner city bars. Don't miss the back bar 'Lilla Baren' for great DJ sets ...” ·
21. Mälarpaviljongen
64 Norr Mälarstrand
96local recommendations
Lie says “Feel to walk a little bit further? 30 minutes easy walk by the water and you get to this very nice c...” ·
22. Mosebacketerrassen
1-3 Mosebacke torg
83local recommendations
Henry says “Mosebacke terrace is open during the summer immensely popular classic beer garden with striking view...” ·
23. Sturehof
2 Stureplan
81local recommendations
Martin P.
Martin P. says “Nice large seafood restaurant. An institution in the night club district Stureplan. Also four nice b...” ·
24. Flippin' Burgers
8 Observatoriegatan
81local recommendations
Steven says “Possibly the best hamburger you will ever eat! Very popular and first come first serve, so arrive ea...” ·
25. Kaffebar
6 Bysistorget
70local recommendations
Mikael says “Nice staff, good coffee and sandwiches (breakfast package for 90 skr) and free WIfi. Visitors: From...” ·
26. Trädgården
2 Hammarby Slussväg
69local recommendations
Lie says “Nightclub called "Under bron" at wintertime and "Trädgården" at summer. Go here for dance and fun, e...” ·
27. Mall of Scandinavia
13 Råsta Strandväg
75local recommendations
Fanny says “The biggest mall in Sweden with over 200 stores, restaurants and cinema is located in Solna. If you ...” ·
28. Häktet
82 Hornsgatan
76local recommendations
Hillevi says “Great restaurant and bar! The food is always awesome. Get beer and drinks in the first bar or walk t...” ·
29. Morfar Ginko
13 Swedenborgsgatan
74local recommendations
Paul says “Either you go to to the cool bar Pappa Ray Ray and have a tasty drink or to the more oldfashioned po...” ·
30. Orangeriet Bar & Café
66local recommendations
Barbara says “Great for a glass of wine on the deck in the summer or for a cup of coffee around the fireplace duri...” ·