This wasn’t open to visitors in early February but the building exterior is still worth walking over to. It’s on a pretty square and near to the water. The iron spire is very unusual. Just a shame it was closed.
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It's on the edge of the old city in a nice quiet area, hard to say about Gamla Stan, and it is worth popping over. It has a lot of history to it and the events that have surrounded the church are worth exploring. It...More
My tip: Go in the winter, close to closing time. It is dark and a little eerie. It's really a cool experience to sit in the presence of the tombs of all of those royals. There aren't any water slides or laser shows, but it's...More
We bought a joint ticket for here and for the Royal Palace. This church is essentially a crypt for the royal family and other nobles. There are various pewter & gold coffins as well as a number of stone crypts, along with a beautiful chandelier....More
We visited Riddarholmen Church first thing on a very rainy morning, so that may have colored my impression. But I was really looking forward to visiting this church after walking past it several times and admiring the outside. But the inside is not so much...More
Amazingly beautiful and historic church. Oldest preserved building in Stockholm. Built in 1290, one of the only surviving medieval monastery churches. Well worth the few $$ admission. In my opinion, second only to Roskilde Cathedral in Denmark. Full of tombs, suites of armor, coat of...More
A very interesting place, it is the only preserved medieval monastery church in Stockholm. Almost all kings of Sweden (except of Queen Christina) are burried here since 1632. It is opened to public in summer and autumn and there are concerts during the whole year.