Quality Hotel Nacka
Phone: (46) 8 50616000
Fax: (46) 8 50616010
Tucked amidst the municipalities of Stockholm and Nacka is the Sicklasjön lake. The lake's major inflows are from Hammarby Sjö. It stretches across an area of 15.4 hectares (38 acres). The lake is famous for its high content of phosphorous deposits.
The Willy Brandts Park in Stockholm is located in the district of Hammarbyhöjden. The park gets its name from iconic German chancellor Willy Brandt. A bronze statue of him can be seen here.
As Sigurd Lewerentz's masterpiece and the winner of the 1962 Sahlin Architecture Prize, Markuskyrkan is a wonderful example of a modernist approach to church design. It is a unique building within contemporary Swedish architecture and attracts attention through its otherworldly aesthetics. Located outside the city center, the church is rarely overly-crowded with visitors, which makes it even more of a treat for those intrepid enough to venture slightly further than the norm. - Christian Tsangarides
This popular park on Södermalm is a real oasis in the midst of the hectic city. Just sit around, read a book or observe the surroundings on a park bench. You can even take a nap or have a picnic on the grass. If you want to release some stress, meditate under a tree. In the summer, Vitabergsparken is one of the city's most popular performance spaces. The Stockholm City Theatre's Park Theatre gives free shows at this open-air venue.
Sofia Church, built between 1902-1906 atop Vita Bergen, has a stunning view over Stockholm. Between 1948-51, the church was refurbished and a new altar was built. The latest restoration, carried out in 1982-83, gave the church its old look. The beautiful stained-glass work is by Olle Hertzberg. Morning services are held every Sunday at 11am, Intercession Mass at 12 on every Wednesday and evening services every Thursday at 6.30pm.
Djurgården sits pretty in the heart of Stockholm. visit this tiny island that has blossomed into a verdant tourist spot over the years. Culturally rich, one can visit numerous museums, art galleries, historical structures, buildings and monuments while on a visit here. Explore verdant pastoral lands and see nature in all its glory. Take your children to the amusement park: Gröna Lund and see their eyes light up with joy! The island is wrapped in shades of blue and green which lend it a fairy tale-like appearance. Visit once, and you will want to keep coming back again and again!
Ersta Church, located on the south hills, provides a stunning view of the city. Completed in 1872, the octagonal church was designed in a Neo-Gothic style. The interiors were refurbished in 1968-69. The church has a spire on its roof and a gorgeous glass painting by in the Rosetta window. Services are held every Sunday and prayers through the week. It is also a host for various religious concerts and music events for the locals.
Nytorget is a square located in the district of Södermalm in Sotckholm. From the 17th to the end of 19th century, this region was used as a venue for street markets. Known for its rich history, this place has been immortalized in Swedish literature and plays and is now used as a picnic spot by the locals.
Visit this historical theater which was used as a platform to curb social evils. The IOGT (International Organization of Good Templars) built places which would give importance to art, theater and culture. The Ordenshuset Brofästet was built by IOGT as a result of the ‘temperance movement’. You will find a museum in this house where a guide from IOGT talks about the history of temperance movement. This attraction is open from May to August each year. While, during the moth of May the timing may vary, the museum is open daily from June to August.
When in Stockholm, do as the Stockholmers do. So go up to Fjällgatan for an ice cream and enjoy the fantastic view. This street on Södermalm, above the docks of the Finland ferries and Slussen, lays the city out at your feet with a great panorama over the Old Town, Djurgården and the island of Skeppsholmen. A walk here from Slussen, via Mosebacke, takes you through the pleasant and old-fashioned heights of Södermalm. Make sure you check out the statue of playwright August Strindberg—a Stockholm treasure. The park of Ivar Lo is just around the corner and Vitabergsparken is also not too far away.
Jetline is a rollercoaster in Gröna Lund that features an all steel structure, designed by Werner Stengel. The ride zooms to 800 meters (2624.7 feet) in length and reaches a maximum height of just over 100 meters (328 feet). It was open to the public in 1998 and the maximum recorded speed has touched 55.9 miles per hour (90.0 kilometers/hour).
The roller coaster - Vilda Musen, in Stockholm has been operational since 2003. The coaster, a wild mouse types features small cars. It's a complete steel structure designed by Werner Stengel. The coaster takes adventure enthusiasts to a height of over 18.2 meters (60 feet) and reaches speeds of up to 56.327 kilometers per hour (35 miles per hour). It is regarded as one of the fastest of its kind wild mouse coasters.