St Nicholas Cathedral is currently the main cathedral church of the Church of Sweden.

It is one of the oldest churches in Stockholm, and although it is not equal in size to the more famous Riddarholm Church or the German Church, it is at least equal to them in importance.

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The construction of the five-nave basilica was completed in 1279.

Architecture and form of the church

The exterior of the cathedral is built in an artful Gothic style, and at first glance it is lost in the shadow of the much larger Royal Palace, which stands on the opposite side of the square.

However, be sure to visit the interior as well, which will enchant you with its unique brick Gothic style and beautiful stained glass windows.

Admission and opening hours

The cathedral is open to the public every day from 9:30-17:00.

Admission fees are as follows:

  • 100 sek - Adults
  • 70 sek - Seniors over 65
  • Free - children under 18

Official website:

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