Stockholm Vacation - Deals & Packages!Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. It comprises of 14 beautiful islands that are connected by 57 bridges on Lake Malaren. More than a third part of this city is made up of waterways and another third is lush green land, thus making the air and water quality of the Swedish capital one of best among all European capitals. The city was founded in thirteenth century and has seen a number of kingships ever since, and a vivacious account of the same can be found in its glorious architecture.Places of Interest in Stockholm Gamla Stan (Old Town) Stockholm's Old Town (Gamla Stan) is known for the Stockholms Slott (or the Stockholm Palace), which is the the official residence of the Swedish monarch. Drottningholm is famous as a royal palace which is open to the public. Gamla Stan also hosts a beautiful medieval church, Riddarholmskyrkan, in which the final remains of many Swedish kings are kept.Virginia Discovery Museum Incorporated in 1981 in Charlottesville, Virginia Discovery Museum is a nonprofit museum for children below ten years of age. It provides numerous exhibits on the arts, sciences, humanities, history, and nature with a vSkansen Founded in 1891 AD, Skansen is Sweden’s first open-air museum and zoological garden that attracts more than 1.3 million visitors annually. It contains a zoological garden with a number of Nordic animals like moose, reindeer, bear, wolf, lynx and wolverine. The museum exhibits an extensive replica of an average 19th-century Swedish town to show how life was in the country before the advent of industrial era.