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ABBA museum can be spotted from far away - follow the sounds of the world-known ABBA songs. It's full of the band history, featuring the stage costumes, reconstruction of the first house where the band started. You can sing with the ABBA band, record your ABBA song, take the photo in the model of the helicopter from one of the covers. The museum was created together with the group, there's the secret phone there, only four people in the world can call, so when it rings, you can talk to one of the ABBAs. A unique piano is connected to Benny Andersson's home piano - it starts playing when Benny plays at home.
Absolut is a 140-year-old world-famous brand of vodka. It can also give you an absolutely unique experience when you drink it in the one of a kind ice bar of the Icehotel Stockholm. The ice bar has the year-round temperature of - 5C (41 Fahrenheit), so you'll need to put on one of the heavy blue capes. These capes are specially designed to retain your body heat and ensure that you are kept warm. The vodka drink from the ice cup is something you shouldn't miss.
Located in the 18th-century building on one of the most elegant squares of the Gamla Stan Alfred Nobel's museum is one of the latest additions to the Stockholm sightseeing program. The museum was opened in 2001 to spread knowledge as well as to create interest and discussion around the natural sciences and culture through creative learning and exhibition techniques, modern technology and elegant design. It also features the history of the Nobel foundation and the unique personality of its creator.
Stockholm city hall can be seen from the embankments and bridges of the Gamla Stan. The elegant brick structure appeared at the beginning of the 20th century on the spit of the Kungsholmen island. The city hall is a venue for the Nobel Prize banquet and the symbol of Stockholm. The yard of the city hall is open for the visits, and the building can be visited with the pre-booked tour. The bell tower has the observation spot with the beautiful panorama of Gamla Stan and the Royal Palace.
Gamla Stan or The Town Between the Bridges is Stockholm's old town, located on Stadsholmen island. This is the oldest part of the city, dating to the 13th century, so Gamla Stan is a labyrinth of the charming narrow streets with old houses, numerous restaurants, and souvenir shops. The Royal Palace, Nobel Museum, Stortorget square, and many other sites are hidden inside the Gamla Stan. Old town is an excellent place for the walk when you can feel the spirit of the medieval city. You can find no transport on the Gamla stan, but the island is tiny, it takes no longer than 10 minutes to cross in any direction.
Junibaken fairy tale museum is devoted to Swedish children’s literature, but especially Astrid Lindgren. The lockers in the entrance hall are unusual in that each is in the form of a giant book-spine, featuring world classics such as Treasure Island and The Jungle Book. Other main attractions include a Storybook Square, a mock public square where each house is devoted to a separate Swedish children’s author. The square ends at a mock Vimmerby railway station. The station also presents framed copies of Lindgren's memorabilia. From the station visitors then take a theme-train ride through the world of Astrid Lindgren’s books, with one “stage setting” for each of her well-known works, such as Madicken, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, Ronia the Robber's Daughter, Emil I Lönneberga, and The Brothers Lionheart. The train ride ends at a half-side reconstruction of Villa Villekulla, the home of Lindgren's most well-known character, Pippi Longstocking. It's a great place for the family visit.
The city is spread across a total of 17 islands on the coast in the southeast of Sweden at the mouth of Lake Mälaren, by the Stockholm archipelago and the Baltic Sea. This is why the boat ride is an exciting way to see the numerous islands and bridges of the city. The historical name for Stockholm Old Town was "The city between the bridges," a name which is still used for the entire city, which spans over numerous islands, islets, and hills. See the famous Slussen bridge complex, the oldest bridges around the Gamla Stan, take the photos of the Royal palace, the Townhall, the Royal Dramatic Theater, enjoy the panorama of the Djurgården island.
The Royal Dramatic Theatre is Sweden's national stage for "spoken drama," founded in 1788. Around one thousand shows are put on annually on the theatre's eight running stages. The theatre's acting school, Dramatens elevskola, produced many actors and directors who would go on to be famous, including Gustaf Molander, Alf Sjöberg, Greta Garbo, Vera Schmiterlöw, Signe Hasso, Ingrid Bergman, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, and Bibi Andersson. The theater is located on the spectacular embankment, not far from Djurgården.
The Royal Palace is located on the spot of the Kronor Castle - Stockholm's first building. It's the residence of the current king of Sweden and his family. The palace can be visited with the pre-booked tour. Of interest are the Hall of State, the Royal Chapel, the Treasury with the Regalia of Sweden, the Tre Kronor Museum located in the remaining cellar vaults from the former castle, the National Library of Sweden. The daily ceremony of the changing of the guards is organized at noon in the Outer Courtyard of the palace.
Skansen (the Sconce) is the first open-air museum and zoo in Sweden and is located on the island Djurgården in Stockholm, Sweden. You can visit a full replica of an average 19th-century town, in which craftsmen in traditional dress such as tanners, shoemakers, silversmiths, bakers, and glass-blowers demonstrate their skills in period surroundings. There is even a small patch growing tobacco used for the making of cigarettes. There is also an open-air zoo containing a wide range of Scandinavian animals, including the bison, brown bear, moose, grey seal, lynx, otter, red fox, reindeer, wolf, and wolverine.
Vasa is a giant Swedish warship built between 1626 and 1628 to become the flagship and the pride of Sweden. The ship foundered after sailing about 1,300 m (1,400 yds) into her maiden voyage on 10 August 1628. She was located in the late 1950s in a busy shipping lane just outside the Stockholm harbor. Salvaged with a largely intact hull in 1961, it was eventually moved to the Vasa Museum in Stockholm. Vasa is one of the most popular attractions of Sweden and one of its main symbols. It is also the world's most significant 17th-century sailer.
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