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Whilst in the old town check the church out. The church has a Summer Cafe located in the grounds... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
Nice church in the Old Town

I would not make a special journey to see this, but if you are in the Old Town it's a charming... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Clare K
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Svartmangatan 16 A | Gamla Stan, Stockholm 111 29, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
+46 8 10 12 63
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst in the old town check the church out. The church has a Summer Cafe located in the grounds where you can get inexpensive tea and coffees along with bakery items

Thank DavidManchester107
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in Old Town and a convenient walk from our hotel. The Old German Church is the most impressive reminder of the influence of Germans in medieval Stockholm. The spire of the church marks the highest point in Gamla Stan, Stockholm's Old Town. A nice...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would not make a special journey to see this, but if you are in the Old Town it's a charming church to go to, with a fine interior. Also concerts some evenings.

Thank Clare K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tyska Kyrka is a beautiful church located in Stockholm, which has a nice facade and it is possible visit the inner part. An interesting visit if you are in the zone. In the average.

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With its tall spire this church is quite a landmark in Gamla Stan. The interior can be seen without charge, though signage indicates that it would cost 30 SEK to explore the inside. It's worth having a look at the decorative altar and other features...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

St Gertrud's Church (colloquially the German Church) boasts a 96m tower and a very fine interiour. The magnificent gilt church organ is a replica of the original organ as it looked in the 1680ies. Admire the Kings's Gallery, pulpit and altar. Admission is free.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We visited this church, you can see the church spire from just about anywhere around the Old Town. Inside was nice, but not spectacular. After stepping inside, we could see enough of the church that there seemed to be little point in paying the admission...More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This catches your attention when you're walking around Gamla Stan and is very impressive from the outside. You can walk into the church for free but if you want to look around it costs around 30 SEK. The inside is very ornate but after having...More

Thank Its-Me-Me
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Okay exterior, we just did the free side of the pay version of the church..... so ... that said, interesting interior and beautiful windows... bit of my frustration with Old Town Stockholm was the fees to see things - including this church....

Thank Promart1
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I was expecting a somewhat austere interior so as not to distract from the word of god. I was greatly surprised by what I found. The windows are large and provide a light and airy interior. The stained glass is vibrant. The pulpit, alter and...More

Thank Fred R
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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home
to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central
island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small
island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit
touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting:
take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and
through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest)
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