The art and design lover's Stockholm



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Scandinavian is known for its arts and design scene. You could spend weeks exploring Stockholm's many boutiques, galleries and architecture. Here is a quick guide to some of the best.

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Blås & Knåda

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Location:

Hornsgatan 26
11820 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 642 7767
fax: +46 (0)8 640 9850


Day 1 - Stockholm


Södermalm is the hot spot for art in Stockholm. Here you will find modern and cutting edge boutiques like Galleri Kontrast and Galleri Knall. Make sure to stop by the 10 Swedish Designers store on Götgatan; the store features the unique design line that has come to represent some of the best and most well known of Swedish designers.


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Galleri Kontrast

Location:

Hornsgatan 8
11820 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 641 4999


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Galleri Knall

Location:

Hornsgatan 26
11820 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 641 2580


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Södra Galleriet

Location:

Hornsgatan 34
11820 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 702 0305


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Chutney

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Location:

Katarina Bangata 19
116 39 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: 46 8 640 3010
fax: 46 8 640 3034


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Nordic Light Hotel

Location:

Vasaplan 7, Box 884
101 37 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: 46(0)850563000
fax: 46(0)850563040


Day 2 - Stockholm


Begin the day with a trip to Kulturhuset, where contemporary art and culture are paramount. Lunch or dinner can be had at Mondo, and for your night out, check out Absolut Icebar, the ultimate in cool, modern Scandinavian design because of its drinks served in glasses made from ice.


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Mondo

Location:

Medborgarplatsen 8
11826 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: 46 8 673 1032
fax: 46 8 32 2522


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Kulturhuset

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Location:

Sergels torg 3
11157 Stockholm, Sweden

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tel: +46 (0)8 5083 1508
fax: +46 (0)8 5083 1399


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ABSOLUT ICEBAR

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Location:

Vasaplan 7
Nordic Sea Hotel
101 37 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: 46 0 8 5056 3000
fax: 46 0 8 5056 3040


Day 3 - Stockholm


After two days of contemporary art spend some time at the National Museum of Fine Arts. A fine meal at Aubergine will complete your classy day, and at the end of it all, why not take in an independent movie at the Victoria theater, known for its interesting architecture?


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Aubergine

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Location:

Linnégatan 38
114 47 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: 46 8 660 0204


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National Museum Of Fine Arts

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Location:

Södra Blasieholmshamnen
PO Box 16176
11148 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 8 5195 4300
fax: +46 8 5195 4450


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Victoria

Location:

Götgatan 67
116 21 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: 46 0 8 642 0100


Day 4 - Stockholm


A visit to Stockholm is not complete without a day on the small island of Skeppsholmen. This is where both the Modern and Architecture Museums are housed as well as the Royal University College of Fine Arts. Surrounding the two museums you will also find a selection of public art and sculptures.


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Moderna Museet (Moderna Museum)

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Location:

Slupskjulsvägen 1
111 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 5195 5200
fax: +46 (0)8 5195 5210


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Arkitekturmuseet

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Location:

Skeppsholmen
111 49 Stockholm, Sweden

Contact:

tel: +46 (0)8 5872 7000
fax: +46 (0)8 5872 7070


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