Best things to do in Stockholm

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Locals’ favorite places

Here’s your definitive guide to the best parks, restaurants, landmarks and local spots, all according to locals

1. Urban Deli Nytorget
4 Nytorget
243local recommendations
Ulrika says “Urban Deli is a kind of "market hall" with groceries, bar, restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, din...” ·
2. Fotografiska
22 Stadsgårdshamnen
345local recommendations
Maria says “Fotografiska is no ordinary museum! Fotografiska is an international meeting place where everything ...” ·
3. Djurgården
181local recommendations
Andreas says “Great place for fun on a sunny day. Rent bikes and ride around the beautiful island of Djurgården ...” ·
4. Moderna Museet
4 Exercisplan
166local recommendations
Ulrika says “Modern Art Museum (Moderna Muséet) is Stockholm’s modern art maverick situated on a beautiful spot o...” ·
5. Nytorget
152local recommendations
Morten says “Nytorget is a square in Stockholm at Nytorgsgatan. It is bounded on the north by Skånegatan and in t...” ·
6. Gröna Lund
9 Lilla Allmänna Gränd
149local recommendations
Erik says “Gröna Lund is an amusement park on the seaward side of Djurgården Island. Roller coasters and rides ...” ·
7. NK Stockholm
18-20 Hamngatan
148local recommendations
Therese says “Fancy department store with all luxury brands. Comparable with El Corte Inglés in Spain, Illum in De...” ·
8. Hagaparken
138local recommendations
Jessica says “Hagaparken / The National City Park! The park was founded in the late 1700s and have been the summe...” ·
9. Nytorget 6
6 Nytorget
135local recommendations
Louise says “Porridge is a rising trend in Stockholm and this place offers the best bowl of creamy porridge with ...” ·
10. Marie Laveau
66 Hornsgatan
129local recommendations
Lie says “If you fancy a drink head to Marie Laveau, one of the Sweden's best cocktail bars with influences fr...” ·
11. Eriks The Gondola
6 Stadsgården
123local recommendations
Lars says “One of the most famous restaurants in Stockholm. It is a bit expensive in absolute terms but given w...” ·
12. Monteliusvägen
120local recommendations
Louise says “A 500-meter long (quarter mile) walking path with a magnificent view of Lake Mälaren, City Hall, and...” ·
13. Hermans
23B Fjällgatan
120local recommendations
Jessica says “Here you can eat the best Vegetarian & Vegan food buffet with organic dishes and drinks. Make sure t...” ·
14. Skansen
49-51 Djurgårdsslätten
214local recommendations
Anna-Marie says “This "zoo" was ordered to be build by the former Swedish king who wanted to preserve Swedish culture...” ·
15. Vasa Museum
14 Galärvarvsvägen
197local recommendations
Erik says “The Vasa is the only preserved seventeenth-century ship in the world, and a unique art treasure. Mor...” ·
16. Himlen
78 Götgatan
103local recommendations
Markus says “Stockholms only proper skybar. This building was originally built in the 1950's as the main office f...” ·
17. Rosendals Trädgård
38 Rosendalsvägen
99local recommendations
Lie says “Garden at beautiful island Djurgården with fantastic nature and surroundings. A nice café with homem...” ·
18. Tranan
14 Karlbergsvägen
99local recommendations
Jessica says “An Stockholm institution since 1929. Have the best typical traditional Swedish food ever, try råraka...” ·
19. Restaurant Pelikan
40 Blekingegatan
98local recommendations
Henry says “A very traditional swedish beer hall like it used to be 100 years ago. Serves traditional food and g...” ·
20. Riche
4 Birger Jarlsgatan
97local recommendations
Zanadu says “One of Stockholm's classic inner city bars. Don't miss the back bar 'Lilla Baren' for great DJ sets ...” ·
21. Mälarpaviljongen
64 Norr Mälarstrand
96local recommendations
Jessica says “My favorite place in the summer:o)The location is amazing, just bye the water /on the water the rest...” ·
22. Mosebacketerrassen
1-3 Mosebacke torg
83local recommendations
Sanna says “Yes, you must visit this classic Stockholm outside bar on a sunny day or evening! They also have an ...” ·
23. Sturehof
2 Stureplan
81local recommendations
Hanna says “Classic brasserie and social stage at Stureplan in the center of Stockholm’s entertainment precinct....” ·
24. Flippin' Burgers
8 Observatoriegatan
81local recommendations
Hanna says “Before the opening, the owner traveled around the US in search for inspiration on how to make the pe...” ·
25. Kaffebar
6 Bysistorget
70local recommendations
Pebbles says “At Hornsgatan, a busy thoroughfare lined with coffeeshops; one is Mellqvist Kaffebar, where author o...” ·
26. Trädgården
2 Hammarby Slussväg
69local recommendations
Lie says “Nightclub called "Under bron" at wintertime and "Trädgården" at summer. Go here for dance and fun, e...” ·
27. Mall of Scandinavia
13 Råsta Strandväg
75local recommendations
Michal says “Simply anything you can dream of is there... including great food at more than 20 restaurants. If it...” ·
28. Häktet
82 Hornsgatan
76local recommendations
Henry says “Head here for a real taste of Sweden - an old Swedish debtors' prison that has been rebuilt into a r...” ·
29. Morfar Ginko
13 Swedenborgsgatan
74local recommendations
Paul says “Either you go to to the cool bar Pappa Ray Ray and have a tasty drink or to the more oldfashioned po...” ·
30. Orangeriet Bar & Café
66local recommendations
Ghadeh says “Located just by the waterfront. A really lovely, chilled and relaxed atmosphere with nice interior d...” ·