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Dating back to the 13th century, this church has a distinct character and history. It is the oldest in the Old Town and is home to several relics as well as an impressive statue of Saint George fighting the Dragon. Storkyrkan can pique almost...more
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1 Traangsund | Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
+46 8 723 30 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Stockholm Cathedral is a beautiful church near the Royal Palace. I wouldn't go out of your way to go there, but if you are in the area it is worth stopping by. They also do tours of the tower.

Thank Emitom H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great church to visit if you have 30-40min extra time in Gamla Stan. The art and statues are gorgeous and it’s brick interior makes it a bit different than a typical European church.

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stockholm is not particularly known for their large expansive churches that you will see in some of the other large cities but this one is worthy of seeing.

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if youre not into these sights, cathedrals can be monotonous after the first few, however this one was splendid, its paid though.

Thank nanshar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a city walking tour we came across the replica of St George and were told the original, which is carved out of oak, was in the cathedral. So of course that meant we had to return during our free time. We were not disappointed....More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cathedral is quite large. It’s near the royal palace but not connected. The thing I liked the best were the huge statues and the sense of how things must have seemed in the church 500 years ago. It was a very nice experience.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Very well maintained beautiful church. Lots of history and great artwork and sculptures for a Swedish church. Easy to get to in old town

Thank OriginalTaz
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Stockholm Cathedral is a beautiful church located in the Old Town. The exterior is nothing fancy, but the interior is very beautiful and impressive.

Thank EJW3
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The interior is amazing, with a mind bogglingly wonderful statue of St George killing the dragon (over life size) on the left of the high altar. The rest of the interior is astonishing and well worth looking at, we did not take a guided tour...More

Thank Clare K
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Storkyrka is a beautiful church located in Stockholm, which has a nice facade and it is possible visit the inner part. An interesting visit if you are in the zone. In the average. In fact, it is the cathedral of Stockholm, although it is not...More

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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home
to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central
island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small
island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit
touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting:
take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and
through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest)
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11 March 2018|
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Response from CptVonTripp | Reviewed this property |
It’s really not very big - smaller than some standard churches - and a decent guide book coupled with Google will tell you the chief facts. I wouldn’t say a guide was needed.
21 June 2016|
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Hi, TripAdvisor will not allow me to paste the website so here are the steps I took to find the Stockholm Cathedral webpage that gives a list of events and music days and times. There is also an email contact listed (at the... More
2 May 2016|
Response from happy4travel | Reviewed this property |
The visitor centers in Uppsala and Stockholm are incredibly helpful. Check out the schedules posted throughout both cities. The train stations are a great place to find good venues. Lots of beautiful music everywhere!