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Stockholm’s ten best-kept secrets – revealed

Stockholm's ten best-kept secrets - revealed
With summer in full swing and tourists filling the Swedish capital, part-time Stockholmer Erik Bloom shares the secrets of how to find the ten best places to visit in Stockholm that the average visitor may never find.

Stockholm is swamped with tourists each year from the moment the sun first shows its face. And predictably, these tourists will follow the guide books like slaves, walk the same paths, take the same photographs, and turn Gamla Stan into New York’s Times Square on heat.

IN PICTURES: Stockholm’s ten best kept secrets

But where do the Stockholmers go? Those little, off-the-wall places around the city that are renowned for being different, quirky, offbeat – and most importantly – largely unknown.

Where do they grab a bite to eat, a coffee to guzzle, or even that perfect vintage vintage jacket to match their new shoes?

Well, even though all good secrets should be kept, we've broken the golden rule and provided you with a walking tour through the Swedish capital's best kept secrets for seeing the real Stockholm, the city’s underbelly, and best of all, an escape from other tourists.

Click here to find out more… Just don’t tell anybody…

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