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Why Go?

Gorgeous, green, progressive, design-mad city on 14 islands of a 24,000-island archipelago

The medieval (fairy-tale island of Gamla Stan, Stadshuset) and the modern (Modern Art Museum, exciting chefs, amazing shops)

Born here: Nobel, Bergman, Garbo, H&M

What To Skip

Cigarettes: Since June 2005, it's a smoke-free city

What For:

Arts + Culture, Design + Architecture, Family, Green + Eco-Travel, Shopping

When To Go:

May, June, July, August


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