Prior to 1860, the area now known as Strandvägen was called Ladugårds Strandgata. The boulevard was a muddy mess of dilapidated houses and low rent. Today, Strandvägen boasts some of the most desirable addresses in Östermalm.
Designed by the most prestigious architects of the time, Strandvägen took years and years to complete. The lime trees that line the street were planted just in time for the opening of the Djurgården Arts and Craft exhibition of 1897. Set aside some time on your travel itinerary to stroll the spacious waterfront esplanade while taking in the oh-so picturesque views offered by the Strandvägen district.
Shopping and sightseeing are fine activities, but sometimes a visitor needs to get outside and into... Read more