The municipal care embraces a lot of the citizens' everyday life. There are approximately 650 professions represented in the organisation of the City of Stockholm, ranging from engineers to home-helpers and from chefs to archivists and architects.
If you ask someone who has visited Stockholm the first word they would
probably use to describe it is “beautiful” and that it is. Stockholm is
a major international city with great shopping, quality eateries in
abundance, fabulous standard hotels, an internationally renowned club
and music scene and a vibrant cultural life. Where Stockholm comes into
its own however is its sheer, natural beauty.
Stockholm, built on 14 islands is situated where Lake Mälaren opens up into the Baltic Sea. 30% of the central Stockholm area consists of water which explains why Stockholm is often called the “Venice of the North”.
Stockholm is also a very green city; more than 40 % of the land owned by the City is made up of parks and open spaces.
Food & drink!
Stockholm is now widely recognised as one of Europe¢s most dynamic and exciting gastronomic metropolises. In Stockholm you find restaurants serving food with all different kinds of themes.
A great city for the little ones
Families travelling with children find Stockholm an especially convenient and pleasant place for holidaying. More importantly: kidslove the city! There are loads of things to see and do, games and amusements for children of all ages. Furthermore, many of these attractions are available free of charge, or at very low prices.
Stockholm´s peerless Archipelago
Stockholm Archipelago – a vast, fan-shaped maritime world of more than 24,000 islands, islets and skerries, of which only about a thousand are inhabited.
The Millenium tour
Södermalm, where most of the intrigue in the Millenium series takes place, used to be a blue-collar area of Stockholm and is one of fourteen islands that make up the capital city.
The ¡shopholm¢ of Stockholm
Stockholm is known as a leading design centre, and it is an important part of the city¢s shopping scene.
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