The Ericsson Globe Arena (Globen) is the world's largest spherical building, situated in the south of the city. It is visible ... More
Ericsson Globe Arena
The Ericsson Globe Arena (Globen) is the world's largest spherical building, situated in the south of the city. It is visible on the horizon from a great distance. The building has a diameter of 110 meters, and an inner height of 85 meters. It was built in a record time of two and a half year. This sports arena is used for a variety of activities, from opera to basketball. It is famous for its annual events like the Stockholm International Horse Show, the DN Games and the Swedish Hockey League games. See the website for a complete calendar of events.
I saw Whitney Houston at Globen in October 1999. ARGH!! Time flies!! It's a good venue outside the city. Don't even think about driving to the place, no parking. Take the subway, or a taxi (the subway is the best option)
Sweden House has a tourist office located on the corner of Kungsträdgården, just opposite the NK department store. They will
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The Globen shopping center houses over 50 shops as well as the Globe Sports Arena. You could easily spend an
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