Walking through the streets of Stockholm, Sweden, feels like what I imagine walking through medieval Europe would have been like. The buildings are tall and grand with cobblestone streets. Arches line the alleyways while statues and fountains are present in every town square.

While the architecture acts as a time machine, the inhabitants of Stockholm are probably the trendiest I’ve ever come into contact with: high-end shops are littered with beautiful blonde Swedes in impossibly tall heels regardless of the weather. In a nutshell Stockholm manages to be historic and completely modern all at the same time.

Central Station
Central Station.
The walkway between Gamla Stan and Norrmalm
The walkway between Gamla Stan and Norrmalm.
Trefaldighets Church
Trefaldighets Church.
The Royal Palace
The Royal Palace.
Even in freezing weather, people in Stockholm manage to be quite fashionable.
The main church of the Gamla Stan, the "Old City."
Old stone houses
Old stone houses.
National Museum
The National Museum.
The reading area in the library of the Culture House.
Johannes Church
Johannes Church.
The Nordic Museum
The Nordic Museum.
In Djurgården, an old greenhouse was turned into a trendy cafe.

Your thoughts on "Stockholm, Sweden photo essay"

  • I would love to go to Sweden. I hear it is an awesome place. The closest I have got to it is Copenhagen, which I also loved too. Maybe one day I will get there.

    on April 16, 2012 at 1:28 am Reply
  • Cheers Taylor!! I have already been to Sweden for one year for my master degree in Borlange, Dalarna University, its a wonderful place to be in Summer, Sweden in summer is awesome to live. People are so warm and welcoming all the time. Cheers!!

    on May 2, 2012 at 10:41 pm Reply
  • I haven't seen many photos of Stockholm, but I had a concept in my head that the architecture was much more modern. These photos look so similar to the ones I took while living in Glasgow, Scotland. It is so interesting to see the juxtaposition of the old buildings and the trendy people!

    on May 14, 2012 at 12:21 am Reply

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