Stockholm, also known as “Nordens Venedig” meaning the Venice of the North, is the capital and the largest city of Sweden. Stockholm is located in the eastern part of the country on the Baltic Sea.
Stockholm was officially recognized as the capital of Sweden in 1634. Sweden is world famous for Nobel Prizes and Stockholm is home to the Nobel Institute.
Stockholm is economic, transportation, administrative, and cultural center of Sweden. It is home to textiles, clothing, paper, chemicals, communications equipment, motor vehicles, rubber, processed food, printed materials, porcelain, liquor and ship manufacturing industry. The city also has a large port and an important. It is the seat of Sweden’s principal stock exchange.
Stockholm has earned nicknames such as “Eken – The Oak”, “Tjockhult – Fat town” and “Fjollträsk – Sissyville”.
Stockholm’s main attractions include Drottningholm Palace, Gröna Lund amusement park, The Riksdag parliament, Stockholm City Hall, Vasa Museum with the Ship Vasa, Rosenbad the seat of Sweden’s government, The Sergels Torg square, The open air museum Skansen, The Royal Palace, Stockholm Globe Arena, Gamla stan – the old town section, the 155 meters high Kaknästornet TV Tower, which offers a splendid view etc.
Stockholm is a great tourist spot. It’s one of the most coveted tourist spots in the world. The stockholm hotels are known for their comforts and luxuries.
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