Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN)
Orientation and Maps
A bustling, forward-looking city located on the coast, Stockholm is one of Sweden's most important cities. Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the country's biggest city, with a population approaching 800,000 inhabitants and plenty of sights worth visiting.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) stands to the north of the city, in the Sigtuna Municipality and close to the small town of Märsta. Regularly serving over 19 million passengers each year, Stockholm Airport is the largest in the whole of Sweden and amongst the most popular in Europe.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) Maps: Important City Districts
Old Stockholm comprises three islands, Helgeandsholmen, Riddarholmen and Staden. Home to many historic Renaissance-style buildings dating back the 17th century, Old Stockholm features countless narrow alleyways and medieval attractions.
The centre of Stockholm includes five main regions, Katarina-Sofia, Kungsholmen, Maria-Gamla Stan, Norrmalm and Östermalm. Located to the north of Gamla Stan is a bustling modern area, which has become the commercial heart of the city, being full of offices, bars, eateries and shops. The Kungsholmen area of Stockholm is particularly spacious and attractive, containing large parklands, exclusive stores and the imposing town hall.
A number of waterfront attractions can be found in the Gustav Adolfs Torg area of Stockholm, such as the eye-catching 19th-century Opera House, which is known locally as the 'Operan'. Further regions include South Stockholm, which incorporates a number of boroughs, such as Enskede-Årsta, Farsta and Skarpnäck, and also West Stockholm, home to Bromma, Hässelby-Vällingby, Kista, Rinkeby and Spånga-Tensta.