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Stockholm City Hall (Stadshuset)
Stockholm City Hall (Stadshuset)

Stockholm City Hall (Stadshuset)

Hantverkargatan 1, Stockholm, Sweden, 111 52

The Basics

Stockholm City Hall is the masterpiece of architect Ragnar Ostberg and a celebrated example of Swedish National Romanticism. It now houses the city council and municipal council offices, as well as grand ceremonial halls such as the famous Blue Hall, venue of the annual Nobel Prize ceremony and banquet. The Council Chamber is designed to mimic a Viking longship and is decked out with Carl Malmsten furnishings and unique art pieces, while the Golden Hall features elaborate wall mosaics that shimmer with more than 18 million pieces of gold leaf and colored glass.

Whether you want to explore by bus, bike, or segway, most Stockholm city tours include a visit to City Hall along with Old Town (Gamla Stan), the Royal Palace, and other top attractions. It’s also possible to visit on a hop-on, hop-off bus or boat tour to explore City Hall on your own schedule.

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Stockholm City Kayak Tour
Stockholm City Kayak Tour
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$66.93 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Just do it
Just back from our tour with Felix ( great guide) with wonderful impressions from Stockholm. The kayak tour is really recommendable
Sabine_R, Aug 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Stockholm

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A must have experience in Stockholm
Barun_M, Jun 2021
Stockholm City Kayak Tour
Stockholm is known as "Venice of the North" and the best way to feel that is to have this guided kayaking tour around the city islands. We really enjoyed the tour with our guide Erik and the group. The starting point is easy to reach and close to TCentralen. They provide all the safety gears. Erik was very friendly and gave us all the necessary tips and tricks. Please try to bring a water bottle with you.
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Just do it
Felix_R, Sep 2021
Stockholm City Segway Tour
Enjoyed the tour a lot, our guide Gina was fabulous. Highly recommended! Gina found the right mixture between history and actual Swedish life!
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Fun and unique tour
Samuel_R, Aug 2021
Stockholm City Kayak Tour
We really enjoyed the experience! We learned a lot about Stockholm and it was a unique way to explore the city.
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Subdued elegance
Daniel_M, Mar 2020
City Hall Guided Tour
The Building interior is so tastefully and uniquely designed and constructed, that is impossible to not be stunned, but our guide was also fabulous and informative
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So engaging
Mohammed H, Sep 2019
Private Stockholm City Tour by VIP car Vasa and Skansen museum
Catarina is an amazing and engaging story teller. We were captivated the entire time. The tour was flexible and she answered all of our questions regarding Stockholm. The driver was just as kind as she was. One of the best city tours i ever had.
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Segway Through Stockholm
Matthew_R, Apr 2019
Stockholm City Segway Tour
A totally cool & different way to see the city. Had some coaching to start & away you went with a experienced resident of Stockholm. Highlight of our trip!
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Great kayaktrip
Nicole_V, Aug 2021
Stockholm City Kayak Tour
Beautiful trip and nice guide! He told us quite some interesting things about the history of Stockholm. Thank you Erik!
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Terrific tour
MarieEve_P, Jul 2021
Stockholm City Kayak Tour
Very nice guide and an Amazing experience, totally worth it 😍, especially with the warm weather. Great even for real beginners
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What an experience!
Vivian_S, Jun 2021
Stockholm City Kayak Tour
Kayaking with a guide makes Stockholm come to live and gives us connection with the city on a totally different level! Strongly recommend it!
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Best way to see the city
krushtie33, Aug 2019
Stockholm City Kayak Tour
I absolutely loved this tour. Relaxing, energetic and a great way to see the city. Our guide was educational, funny and entertaining.
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Fun outing
Janet P, Jul 2019
Stockholm City Kayak Tour
Lasse was a fun tour guide. We enjoyed his sense of humor and his tips for more efficient paddling. The views were nice!

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Stockholm City Hall is a must-see for architecture lovers and first-time visitors to the capital.

  • Tickets for City Hall tours are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If visiting with a group of more than 10 people, advanced booking is required.

  • The main building is accessible to wheelchairs via a ramp in the central courtyard, however the tower is not accessible.

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How to Get There

City Hall is located on Stockholm's central island of Kungsholmen, just across Riddarholmen and Sodermalm. Buses 3 and 50 stop right in front of City Hall; look for the Stadshuset stop. The closest metro station is Radhuset (the blue line). It takes about eight minutes to walk to City Hall from Central Station and five minutes to walk from the Radhuset stop.

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When to Get There

Tickets for City Hall tours are available year-round. Official tours are limited on Saturday afternoons, as it is a popular day for local weddings and the Oval Room is typically off-limits. Visit early in the day to secure tickets to the City Hall Tower.

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The City Hall Tower (Stadshustornet)

The City Hall Tower is open May through September, and tickets can only be purchased on the day of your visit. To get to the tower, take the elevator to the halfway point at the Tower Museum and then climb a set of steep stairs to the top. Viewing times are strictly regulated, and tickets for the tower often sell out on sunny days.

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