This bike race is a demonstration of the environmentally-friendly Stockholm. The idea is for the city's inhabitants to ... More
This bike race is a demonstration of the environmentally-friendly Stockholm. The idea is for the city's inhabitants to get a chance to explore the beautiful cycling streets around the city. Both the start and finish line are in Kungsträdgården, and the route goes all the way to Sweden's Silicon Valley, Kista. The event attracts sponsors, performers, and a large, over-excited audience that never stops cheering.
Starting at Norrtull, just north of Odenplan, Brunnsviken Bay stretches north to Frescati. This is a true oasis right in
the middle of the city environment, with absolutely no sign of any traffic on the nearby motorway. It is ...
The King of Sweden's official residence, the Royal Palace (Kungliga Slottet), dates back to the thirteenth century and is situated
in the Old Town. The new palace was built between 1697 1754, according to the original drawings, in Roman ...
Kungliga Biblioteket, the royal library, was constructed in the sixteenth century. Since 1661, a copy of everything that has been
printed in Sweden has ended up in its archives. Initially, the collection was stored in the attic of the ...