Stockholm Cathedral, Churches, Old Town Private Walking Tour

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Visit the historic Storkyrkan (Stockholm Cathedral) and discover other important churches in Gamla stan (the Old Town). Learn about the Christianization of Scandinavia and the Old Norse religion.

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  • Explore the history of religion and churches in Stockholm with an Expert Guide
  • Visit Storkyrkan to admire sacred art, the Saint George and the Dragon sculpture
  • Immerse yourself in stories about the royal coronations, weddings and burials
  • See St. Gertrude's Church, St. Jacob’s Church and St. Clare’s Church
  • Skip queue to Riddarholmen Church, burial site of Swedish royal family (4H-only)


Sweden has a long-standing tradition of supporting the spiritual needs of its citizens. There are over 30 churches and chapels in the city of Stockholm alone! On this private tour you'll discover the most important places of worship in the historic Gamla Stan and visit the Stockholm Cathedral. Immerse yourself in the story of Sweden’s transformation from a Nordic religion to Christianity! Book a 3-hour church tour of Stockholm. You will meet your Private Guide at a convenient meeting point near the Central Station and take a relaxing walk to the Old Town, passing by the neo-Gothic Church of St. Calara and the Lutheran Church of St. Jacob. You will also discover major tourist attractions such as the Royal Opera House, Parliament House and the Royal Palace along the way. The main highlight of this tour will be a visit inside Stockholm Cathedral, also known as Storkyrkan. Entrance tickets are included. Inside, you will discover beautiful sacred art from the Middle Ages, such as the famous sculpture of Saint George and the Dragon, and hear stories about the royal coronations, weddings and burials. Last but not least, you will see the German Church of St. Gertrude, which is known for its stunning architecture and Baroque interior. Book an extended 4-hour tour to enhance your experience with a visit to Riddarholmen Church (Riddarholmskyrkan) with skip-the-line tickets. The church of the former medieval Greyfriars Monastery is one of the oldest buildings in Stockholm and serves as the final resting place of most Swedish monarchs and the knights of the Royal Order of the Seraphim. It’s a must-see as a place of historical and cultural significance!


Private Walking Tour of Stockholm's Old Town and Churches (number of attractions depends on the selected option) 5-Star Licensed Guide who is fluent in your chosen language Regular tickets to Stockholm Cathedral Skip-the-line tickets to Riddarholmen Church (4-hour tour only) Interesting facts about the religion in Sweden

Important Information

  • Check your email the day before the tour for important information. Please note that the number of attractions depends on the selected option. Entry to churches during masses and special events is restricted. Admission to the German Church, St. Jacob’s Church and St. Clare’s Church is free but only silent sightseeing is allowed inside, so the guide will provide all the information from the outside. The opening hours vary. The German Church and St. Jacob’s Church are open Tuesday to Sunday in the afternoon, so book your tour accordingly. Skip-the-line tickets to Riddarholmen Church allow you to enter faster, without waiting in line at the ticket office. For the best experience, we limit your group size to 1-25 guests per guide, 26-50 guests per 2 guides, and so forth. The price of the tour will be higher if you need more guides.

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