Vasastan is a walkable, business-friendly neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its college atmosphere. Many visitors come for its beautiful outdoor settings, especially the parks. With hotels and accommodation to suit everyone's tastes, Vasastan serves as a good starting point for exploring the greater Stockholm area.
Sightseeing around Vasastan
The monuments and historic sites offer insight into the area's history, while the museums add a sense of refinement. Stockholm Observatory Museum, Strindberg Museum, and Hallwyl Museum feature captivating exhibits. The local culture at Oscar Theatre, Stockholm Concert Hall, and House of Culture might be just what you're looking for. Monuments like Gustav Vasa Church, The Church of Adolf Fredrik, and Klara Kyrka honor the area. Odenplan Square, Sankt Eriksplan, and Norra Bantorget are a few landmarks that can't be missed. Take a tour of campus around Karolinska Institute, Stockholm School of Economics, or Swedish National Defence College. Hotorgshallen Food Market, Butterfly House, and Ostermalms Saluhall Food Market will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Vasaparken, Bellevue Park, or Tegnerlunden Park. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Vastermalmsgallerian Shopping Mall, Sture Mall, and Gallerian. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Pampas Marina, Stockholm Olympic Stadium, and Nordiska Kompaniet.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Solvalla, Royal Swedish Opera, and Museum of Medieval Stockholm. Karlberg Castle Park, Casino Cosmopol Stockholm, and Royal Institute of Technology will also leave an impression.
Getting around Vasastan
Ready to get out and explore the city? Odenplan T-Bana is the closest metro station.
Stockholm (BMA-Bromma) is the closest major airport, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from Vasastan. The next closest airport is Stockholm (ARN-Arlanda), located 21.4 miles (34.5 km) away.