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Skeppsholmen

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Address: Stockholm, Sweden
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Great walk

Bus 65 can take you from TCentralen to this area. It is lovely and as if made for a long nature walk along the water. A must do when visit Stockholm, a must do when you live in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bus 65 can take you from TCentralen to this area. It is lovely and as if made for a long nature walk along the water. A must do when visit Stockholm, a must do when you live in it. Museums, a church, bridges, boats... everything is there for a pleasant afternoon. And it is of course even better in summer...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Peaceful island that occupies central spot in harbour. A nice stroll or bike ride to it or around it. Very interesting to see the boats moored up around this and the linked island.

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Thank F604
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really pleasant island, to visit by bike or on foot, with a good view of the royal palace and of Gamla stan.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Skeppsholmen is great for a little stroll, there are some cafes, restaurants, museums and green areas all surrounded by water. The hotel Skeppsholmen is a lovely place to eat.. Or just take a Swedish "fika" (cup of coffee) outside on their terrace.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Beautiful little island. You cannot enter the castle, but it is fun to walk around the outside and get the lay of the land and watch the ferries coming and going.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I was a bit worried about staying on Skeppsholmen as I didn't know how far it was from other places in the city. However, it is very accessible and takes approximately 15 - 20 minutes to walk into the heart of Gamla Stan. Lovely island with gorgeous buildings and home to the museum of modern art. Path along the waterside... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The walk up to the hill on which the castle sits gives wonderful views over Stockholm, but I would imagine the views from the top of the castle are even better, however it isn't open to the public.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

It's small, it's an easy walk, and it's gorgeous. There are attractions - the world class modern art museum, the fantastic meals at Hotel Skeppsholmen - and it's easy to get to and from; you can walk here from downtown or take the #65 or the Hop on Hop Off, then take a ferry to Gamla Stan or Djurgården.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Skeppsholmen is a beautiful little part of Stockholm that is easily accessible by ferry or slightly more difficult to get too by tram. It hold several small museums, most notably the Moderna Museet. If you plan on seeing the museums that are there, it is a great place to walk around and explore. Without any other reason to go, however,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I went there twice for the museum and also walk around with friends. The atmosphere was very nice especially in the Summer

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