Ostermalm Walk, Stockholm

Ostermalm Walk (Self Guided), Stockholm

Ostermalm is a very swish area in Stockholm, the most elegant, expensive and exclusive part of the city. This is the richest neighborhood, a place where you will find expensive fine dining, exclusive bars and clubs and luxury brand boutiques. Stockholm's wealthy elite live, shop and entertain here.

As you make your way through the streets, admire the historic Swedish architecture of the sumptuous and stately buildings and enjoy the peace and tranquility. Walk down Valhalla Road (”Valhallavägen” in Swedish). At 3,532 feet (1,077 meters) long, this is the city's longest street. Stroll through scenic parks and relax at Karlaplan Square, an open park-plaza with a delightful fountain. This beautiful space is named in honor of all the Swedish kings called Karl.

Watch sporting greats in action or see a concert at Stockholms Olympiastadion (Stockholm Olympic Stadium). This major area first opened for the 1912 Olympic Games and since then has witnessed more athletics world records being broken than any other stadium in the world. Among the huge musical acts to have delighted the crowds here are the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, KISS and AC/DC. Round off your trip to the neighborhood with some gourmet dining in an upmarket eatery.
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Ostermalm Walk Map

Guide Name: Ostermalm Walk
Guide Location: Sweden » Stockholm
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles
Author: jenny
Östermalmsgatan 87

6) Östermalmsgatan 87

Östermalmsgatan

7) Östermalmsgatan

Sibyllegatan corner with Karlavägen

8) Sibyllegatan corner with Karlavägen

Tyskbagargatan

9) Tyskbagargatan

Nybrogatan corner with Östermalmsgatan

10) Nybrogatan corner with Östermalmsgatan

Valhallavägen 94-96

11) Valhallavägen 94-96

Stockholm Olympic Stadium

12) Stockholm Olympic Stadium

Valhallavagen 104-106

13) Valhallavagen 104-106

Valhallavägen 112

14) Valhallavägen 112

Valhallavägen 116

15) Valhallavägen 116

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Create Your Own Walk in Stockholm

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles

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