Located in central Stockholm, Djurgården is a grassy island oasis on royal acreage. Walk along the lovely Djurgårdsbrunn canal and Blockhusudden for relaxing exercise. There are historical building, museums, monuments, casual cafes and dining establishments for an authentic Swedish experience.
For a day of family fun, visit the amusement park, Gröna Lund, on the sea side of Djurgården. There are over 30 popular rides and attractions. Summer concerts are held there as well. Historical architecture buffs will enjoy Djurgårdsstaden, a neighborhood of preserved wooden buildings from the 18th century. Galärvarvet is located here as well, a naval dockyard that was converted into a park area for the public and is home to the Vasa Museum.
From the late 1800s until 1975, the island of Långholmen served as a local prison. In 1989, the ... Read more