Very interesting place, indeed. Take the free tour (in English but only a couple of times a week) and you'll learn a lot about Swedish democracy and why it's better than ours.
The Riksdagshuset is a large beautiful building on the island of Helgeandsholmen in front of the Royal Palace. Very picturesque and great for photos. You can walk through the courtyard on the west side from bridge to bridge.
The Parliament buildings of Stockholm are architecturally impressive and well worth a view. I believe one can also go inside, but even if there is no time for this, it is a great area to stroll and links the old town and the new.
I strongly recommend the Parliament building tour, it is free, you just need to turn up about 20 mins before it is due to start and you will be admitted free of charge (you have to leave your stuff in a free locker whilst on the visit). The guide was very knowledgeable and the tour was really interesting and also... 更多
There are free guided tours both in Swedish and English when there are no parliamentary sessions, very interesting but with limited number of visitors. If you don't have enough time it's good to see it from the outside at least. Located on an island right on the border between the Baltic Sea and Lake Mälaren.
Almost always Parliament buildings (Riksdagshuset in Swedish) that look so fancy, pretentious, "artistic" and flashy that I find them funny because nothing productive ever seems to get done inside them. It's so tragic that I feel like laughing. This seems different and more basic in style and layout, but that's a good thing. I think Sweden as a nation has... 更多
It's quite impressive to see it and walk around it because of the thickness of the walls. It reminds me the defensive structures of the Medieval Castles but albeit the thickness and the heavy structure is interesting and charming.