The Top 10 Things To See And Do In Östermalm, Stockholm

The Top 10 Things To See And Do In Östermalm, Stockholm
Östermalm is one of the largest and most populous areas in Stockholm, Sweden. Östermalm is also characterized by a cluster of high-end residential areas with some of the highest land prices in Sweden. This area is easily accessible, as it is situated in the central area of Stockholm. With an extensive network of public transport and clear signs, this area is very visitor friendly. Here we will take you through some of the best spots you must visit when you are traveling in Stockholm’s most expensive area.
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Dramaten Terrassen the rooftop bar and restaurant | © Dramaten Restaurangerna

Sweden’s glittering hub for performing artsEstablished in 1788, the Dramaten (Royal Dramatic Theatre) is Sweden’s national theater, and is the nation’s hub for the most intriguing performing arts. The use of white marble stones with glittering gold decorations highlight the elegance of the building that stands right opposite to the Royal Palace. The Dramaten tour is highly recommended, as it guides you through this exquisite theater, including the backstage and the wardrobes. If you are a big fan of performing arts, then you should definitely buy a ticket to watch the most authentic Swedish dramas.

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DesignHouse Stockholm
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DesignHouse Stockholm
Shopping heaven for minimalist enthusiasts
As the name suggests, DesignHouse Stockholm is the center of Sweden’s most fabulous and chic designs. For those who want to buy products with Swedish modern and minimalist designs, this is a place that you don’t want to miss. DesignHouse Stockholm offers a wide range of home decorations, clothing, and kitchenware, which are designed with strong Scandinavian influences. The success of this brand has been internationally recognized, but it seems a perfect way to explore Scandinavian designs in the brands’ origin, Stockholm.

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An oasis in Östermalm

Want to experience the city like a local? Then Humlegården may be a great place to be. Humlegården was the Royal Fruit Garden in the 16th century and was completely opened for public access in the 18th century. Many locals love to have lunch in the park, where the greenery provides a great atmosphere for them to unwind after the stress from work. It is a great place for you to picnic and spend a day under the Nordic sun. You will be amazed by how good the Swedes are in landscaping the park.

Humlegården, Stockholm

Gallery Pascale

Showcasing Swedish designers’ true talent

The artistic journey continues in Östermalm with Gallery Pascale. This hidden gem of Östermalm consists of a gallery, an exhibition area, and a store. The founder of the gallery, Pascale Cottard-Olsson, is an enthusiast of Swedish design. Therefore, she has created this platform for Nordic designers to showcase their talent and allow them to collaborate with international designers. You will be amazed by the range of items displayed, from furniture to glass, textile to graphic designs, there is always an art piece that can touch your soul.

Opening hours: subject to different exhibitions