Stockholm Friendly

If you are travelling to Stockholm with children there are plenty of fun activities for the whole family to do. Here are a few fun attractions that cater to families. There are around 85 museums and attractions and among those a few of them are worth a visit with children. Junibacken, that takes you through Astrid Lindgren’s magical fairytale world. Skansen, which is the oldest open-air museum and the Stockholm zoo or why not try Gröna Lund, an amusement park located on Djurgården.At Gröna Lund there are not only rides but also theatre and scenes for performances.

For older children there are a few places which are suitable in Stockholm. They can enjoy the rides at Gröna Lund, the amusement park on Djurgården. There are several museum that also are suitable for a bit older kids. The National Museum of Science and Technology, Skansen, The Historical Museum, Aquaria or The Museum of Ethnography. If the children are not interested in visiting museums it might be worth visiting Skyview by Ericson Globe to have a look from Stockholm from above.

Stockholm is a green city that thinks of recycling. For those who are nature conscious there are also several secondhand stores in the city. The area south of Folkungagatan are packed with interesting, cool and creative shops for fashion, design, decor, jewelry, knickknacks, vintage and second-hand, antiques, books and magazines, music and more. Several fashion brands have their own stores in the area. Here are a plethora of restaurants, bars, cafes and galleries.

In Stockholm you can find rainbow flags in each neighborhood. The city has become an increasingly hot destination and most people come here for Stockholm’s glitzy gayparties, cozy rainbow cafées and gay pride festival every summer. Stockholm doesn’t have any particular gay area – you’ll find bars and clubs with gay orientation all over town.

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