Tourist guide to Djurgården

Djurgarden der Willy/Flickr

Djurgarden ©der Willy/Flickr

If you like nature and green regions, Djurgården can be a perfect recreational area for you. This astonishing green island is situated actually inside the capital city of Sweden, Stockholm, being one of its several islands. If you are planning your holiday on this island, I’m sure that you will return home with great memories.

Djurgården is one of the most visited recreation areas and tourist destinations in Stockholm. In Djurgården you have many possibilities to enjoy your holiday, like the Gröna Lund amusement park, visiting fantastic historical monuments and buildings or the wonderful open-air museum named Skansen, admiring yacht harbors and so on. Below, I will present you a tourist guide to Djurgården.

About Djurgården

Djurgården is one of the perfect recreation areas for tourists in the capital of Sweden. This wonderful island attracts 10 million visitors per year of which 5 million are interested to visit the historical monuments, buildings and the Gröna Lund amusement park. Djurgården Island is situated in the center of Stockholm and is very easy to get there by foot, tram or by boat. If you would like to have an unforgettable holiday, I suggest you to choose this wonderful island.

Djurgarden der Willy/Flickr

Djurgarden ©der Willy/Flickr

Visit the Gröna Lund Amusement Park

The Gröna Lund Amusement Park is one of the most visited and most popular amusement parks in Sweden, attracting tourists especially during the summer season. It was founded in 1883. Gröna Lund is a relatively small amusement park compared with others. In the park you have the possibility to try over 30 attractions and the price of the ticket is quite acceptable. There are annually organized various special events and concerts.

Grona Lund amusement park jononon/Flickr

Grona Lund amusement park ©jononon/Flickr

Admire the historical monuments and buildings

If you like historical monuments and buildings, this wonderful green recreation area will be your perfect destination. These astonishing monuments and buildings attract millions of tourists each year. If you like museums, galleries, wooden buildings and traditional architecture, this island gives you an unforgettable journey. In the galleries and museums you can find out more about the past of this island.

Visit the Skansen open-air museum

Skansen was the first zoo and open-air museum in the country. This wonderful museum and zoo attracts more than 1.3 million visitors per year. In the museum you can see the fantastic traditional dresses, objects relating to interesting professions like shoemaking. In the zoo you can see many Scandinavian animals like red-fox, wolf, wolverine, brown bear, bison, moose, grey seal, lynx and so on.

During Christmas season in front of Skansen you can enjoy the fantastic Christmas markets and in summer time you have the possibility to enjoy many concerts and folk dancing spectacles.

Skansen open air museum wonky knee/Flickr

Skansen open air museum ©wonky knee/Flickr



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