Stockholm Sweden is more popular as “Beauty on water” as it’s situated on 14 islands. It’s the capital city of Swedes. Stockholm map originated in the 13th century and now has some 1.6 million of inhabitants residing in the area. The city’s Old Town is probably the place in Stockholm that witnesses the most visitors, night- and daytime. Visitors to this part can enjoy tranquility, as well as entertainment and street life, all at a short distance from each other. This region of the city has an eventful history, and has been known as a place of sin, a place of execution and also for pompous royal weddings. Visitor’s walking through the alleys of the Old Town get a feel of walking down the history lane. City’s most of the buildings date back to the 16th to the 19th centuries and is home to a variety of cafés, restaurants, museums, hotels and shops, in addition to the Royal Palace.
Stockholm Sweden is a beautiful place, with plenty of parks and fascinating museums, a rich cultural life and many excellent restaurants. The city’s famous Drottningholm Palace has been a royal residence for hundreds of years. It was built by the order of Queen Hedvig Eleonora, after the old palace burnt down. In 1991 Drottningholm was nominated to become the first Swedish location to be placed on UESCOS World Heritage List. It is the well kept Chinese Pavilion, the Court Theatre, parks and environment from the 1700s that has added to its nomination. During their stay, visitor’s also visit the Vasa Museum, housing the 17th century Royal warship Vasa, which sank 1628 and was salvaged in 1961. Of the other attractions a visit to nearby Skansen, the world´s largest open-air folk museum complete with its own zoo is worth a visit. Then just next to Skansen is the Grona Lund amusement park, Millesgarden, home of sculptor Carl Milles and Waldemarsudde, home of Prince Eugen (1865-1947), the "Painter Prince", are all worth a visit.