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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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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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Highlights

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
    Kungsträdgården

    Karl XIII and neutrality - Religion and immigration

  • 4
    Outside visit
    The Great Synagogue of Stockholm

    WWII legacy and NATO

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Nybroplan

    Modern architecture

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Berzelii Park

    Scientific contributions and the climate

  • 7
    Outside visit
    normalmstorg

    Stockholm Syndrome

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Stureplan

    How Sweden became a rich country

  • 9
    Outside visit
    humlegården

    The dark sides of Swedish society

  • 10
    Outside visit
    Tunnelgatan

    The murder of Olof Palme

  • 11
    Outside visit
    Hötorget

    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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Joel 14 May 2024
Brighton and Hove

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Ana was amazing, friendly and helpful.
Kim Eriksen 14 May 2024
Copenhagen

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Travelled in family - May 2024
Sebastian provided a lot of good information about the Swedish society to our group and some heard information they were not aware of. I also like to comparison to other Scandinavians countries as a side note.
Mayra 05 May 2024
Santiago de Querétaro

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Nuestra guía fue Marina! Y fue un tour excelente! Nos explico todo a detalle ademas de que nos paso muchos tips para hacer nuestra estancia más agradable en Estocolmo, muy recomendado!!!
ROSANA MARIA 30 Apr 2024
Barcelona

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Recorrido ineresante, muy cultural y la guia muy amable.
Cecilia 26 Apr 2024
Milan

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
Arturo è un guru walker extra-ordinario!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 25 people.
Pets
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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