The City Hall

Posted on 5th March 2012 by

One of the most famous attractions in Stockholm is, without a doubt, the City Hall. With its massive spire boasting the renowned Golden Three Crowns, this building is an impressive structure and a brilliant example of romanticism occurring in architecture.

Designed by Ragner Östberg, the building was opened in 1923, on Midsummer Eve. At 106 metres tall, the tower stands proudly against the sky, holding the Swedish national coat of arms above its city's people.

Inside are the offices intended for politicians and other officials, as well as session halls and luxurious assembly rooms. Filled with paintings and other works of art, the building gives a feeling of extravagance that is sure to impresses anyone who visits.

Guided tours are available to the public daily, given in both Swedish and English. On these you can even get the chance to hike up the inside of the tower to see Stockholm from an entirely different angle.

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