Walking Tour of Östermalm and Swedish Society

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on July 22, 2019

Welcome to Rainbow Tours! We are a group of national and international students of Stockholm, who want to share this beautiful city with everyone. We all love and support the "Free Walking Tours" idea as we are students who enjoy traveling, and we want to go one step further: making the tours more friendly and personal, trying to connect with everyone, and to make the tours accesible for everyone. Book your tour because there are limited spots! And more guides will attend if necessary.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
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Tour description

Welcome to Östermalm, the most  exclusive district of Stockholm. 

In this Walking Tour of Östermalm we will focus on Swedish society. 

We will mix the most important modern historical events with social aspects such as the happiness index, religion, the welfare state system, and fun and interesting stories like the Stockholm syndrome, scientific innovations and the murder of Olof Palme

Join us on this tour to learn current affairs of Sweden, you will understand how Swedish society works and what makes nordic countries so special! 

There are limited spots, so please, book in advance! In case you come with a group of 6 or more, contact us for a private tour. 

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Gustav Adolfs torg 24 111 52 Stockhol...
    Gustav Adolfs torg 24 111 52 Stockholm Sweden
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    We are on the roundabout, the guide has a rainbow umbrella.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Royal Stockholm Opera

    Gustav Adolph Vasa and the Swedish Empire

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Karl XII:s torg

    Karl XII and Russia

  • 3
    Outside visit

    Karl XIII and neutrality - Religion and immigration

  • 4
    Outside visit
    The Great Synagogue of Stockholm

    WWII legacy and NATO

  • 5
    Outside visit

    Modern architecture

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Berzelii Park

    Scientific contributions and the climate

  • 7
    Outside visit

    Stockholm Syndrome

  • 8
    Outside visit

    How Sweden became a rich country

  • 9
    Outside visit

    The dark sides of Swedish society

  • 10
    Outside visit

    The murder of Olof Palme

  • 11
    Outside visit

    Nobel Prize and alcohol monopoly

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Ester 04 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Our guide Sebastian knew just so much about Stockholm as well as other countries. He was interesting to follow and this tour is good to get out of Old Town and get to know other parts of Stockholm. I would also say that the structure od the tour was very great.
Unai 04 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Un agradable paseo con un guía que supo aunar historia con diversión. Nos mantuvo atentos durante todo el circuito.
Idoia 01 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
The tour was very interesting to get to know Stockholm and its society. Sebastian was very nice and cool, but also very professional, he answered all the questions and made sure we enjoyed it even though it was very cold. Would definetely recommend!!!
Beatriz 06 Nov 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Visita muy larga y que el Guru consiguió hacer interesante, entretenida y divertida. Nos explicó los lugares, la historia, las anécdotas,... !Realmente para repetir!!
Dafne 22 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Ana es fantástica y sus explicaciones han sido muy interesantes y claras. Gran profesional! Ana y Dafne
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 25 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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