Stockholm is not only a bustling cosmopolitan hub of culture and thriving life, but also presents a unique holiday experience found nowhere else in the world. The most populated urban area in Scandinavia, Stockholm is also the capital and the largest city in Sweden. The city is made up of 14 islands linked by 50 bridges on Lake Mälaren. Stockholm has long been a cultural, political, economic and media hub of Sweden and has been nominated as a "global city" by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Stockholm has become a popular destination for its abundant and clean water, many parks, its buildings and architecture and the city's beauty. You can't compare this region with a lot of other metropolitan cities. Those who have been to Stockholm previously should probably travel to Berlin or London as both cities offer many sights to see and explore .
Stockholm is an amazing fusion of water, architecture and nature with waterways making up 30 percent of the city and a further 30 percent made up of parks and greenery. The remainder is a cosmopolitan space of modern Scandinavian architecture including lots of steel and brass dotted with fairytale towers. This makes for a unique place to enjoy some of the many holiday rentals. Stockholm restaurants, museums, sights and sounds are all within close proximity to Stockholm apartments and hotels. In and around the city you will find many accommodation options such as Stockholm apartments and other holiday rentals. Stockholm is home to the Vasamuseet, a building purposefully constructed to house the great warship Vasa. This 69-metre, 160-foot tall monolith was the pride of the Swedish crown until shortly after its maiden voyage on August 10th 1628 when it and the crew of 100 capsized and sank to the bottom of Saltsjön. The remains were painstakingly recovered in 1961 and laboriously pieced together. Objects from the ship such as cannonballs, shoes and pillboxes provide an fascinating insight into the lives of 17th century Scandinavian sailors'.
A few kilometres outside of the city you will not only find beautiful natural scenery, but also comfortable holiday rentals. Stockholm and its surrounding vicinity offer differing levels of living quarters. The Tyresta National Park is host to some of the best natural vistas and hiking in Sweden and is located only 20 kilometres South East of the capital city. Thus, if you choose to stay in Stockholm apartments or holiday rentals Stockholm the trip to the park should be convenient and easy. The park was established in 1993 and is most noteworthy for its virgin forest and 2 billion year-old rocks. The Tyresta is also home to some 300 year-old pine trees. Its spectacular small lakes, rocky outcrops, marshes and flora embrace a wide variety of bird and animal life. Sure, Stockholm is a very special place in Europe. Lover's of shopping shoes and other clothes will fall in love with this town. The architecture is also beyond comparison. Despite you're searching for a city, which is a s lively as Stockholm? Here you are: