Bloody Stockholm: ghosts, horror and dark folklore 2h

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Explore medieval Nordic folklore and bloody history with an expert guide. Learn about folk beliefs, hear about creatures and bloody events that will make your spine chill as you walk through Old Town.

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  • Pass by and admire the main sights of the Old Town.
  • Listen to thrilling folk tales from Swedish and Nordic history.
  • Interact personally with your guide on this small group tour or private option.
  • Your guide are a local expert and horror nerd


Meet up by the entrance staircase of the Nobel Prize Museum by the main square (Stortorget) in the Old Town. Your guide will then take you back in time to explore bloody murders, historical horror stories and executions. You'll also travel to a time when the Swedes thought that all sorts of mystical creatures where inhabiting the world For example, you will learn about: * Mylingar, murded infants who came back to haunt the living. * Skogsrået, a beautiful but deadly female creature that lives in the forest. * Näcken, a naked male creature that wants to lure you into drowning. * Trolls, creatures who lives in the mountains and kidnapped women. * as well as a lot of bloody historical event like Stockholm bloodbath, the executioneers ally and murders at Stockholm Castle. You will get a lot of detail and educational explanations about the roots and functions of folklore in Swedish society and its connections with the ancient pagan beliefs of the Nordic countries. Book your spot now.


Expert qualified guide. Small group or private tour option.

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