City of Stockholm
Welcome to the Capital of Scandinavia
Welcome to Stockholm
Welcome to Stockholm, one of the world’s most beautiful capitals. Built on 14 islands around one of Europe’s largest and best-preserved mediaeval city centres, the city is stunningly located by the Baltic Sea.
Make the most of your stay
You will find everything you need to know before and during your visit to Stockholm at visitstockholm.com – The Official Visitors Guide.
- More than 4 million books are borrowed from the city's libraries each year.
- There are more than 450 sport facilities in Stockholm.
- Almost 50 000 Stockholm children attend pre-school.
The goal of Stockholm's event strategy is to become a world class event city by 2030 - one of the three most popular event cities in Europe.
Sharing best practice
Stockholm’s international relations gives elected representatives and employees excellent opportunities to exchange best practice.
The Smart City
Environmental and information technology are both key priorities in developing a sustainable society.
The City Hall
Stockholm City Hall is one of Sweden’s most famous buildings, and one of the capital's most visited tourist attractions.
Stockholm was the first city to receive the award European Green Capital by the EU Commission.
A fast growing city
Stockholm is growing like never before which requires effective and innovative infrustructural development.
There are more than 260 elementary schools and over 80 high schools in Stockholm. All education for children is free of charge.
News from the City of Stockholm
Digital Health Days is a two day conference on the new world of digital health. How do we truly enable individual health? How do we go from big data to big value? How do we put insight in action? Those are the main questions discussed at the Stockholm conference 25-26 August.
Stockholm is guest city during the La Mercè festival in Barcelona, September 19-24, celebrating the special link between two of Europe’s creative cities.
Take a guided tour through the City Hall, numerous historic sites, and smart city solutions, all with the help of your smartphone! The app OnSpotStory also guides you through the future Slussen, and the world-famous sustainable city district Hammarby Sjöstad.