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The Original Stockholm Ghost Walk and Historical Tour - Gamla Stan

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Stockholms län, Sweden
The Original Stockholm Ghost Walk and Historical Tour - Gamla Stan

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (approx.)
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Overview

Learn about Gamla Stan's haunted history on this ghost tour in Stockholm. Hear tales of spirits and vampires, myths and legends about murders and unsolved mysteries. Follow a guide with a lighted lantern down the narrow alleyways of Stockholm's oldest neighborhood, where history and mystery will come alive through storytelling.
  • The Original Stockholm Ghost Walk and Historical Tour
  • Explore the medieval streets Stockholm haunted by spirits of the past
  • Your guide will explain true accounts of murders, unsolved mysteries, myths, and legends
  • English-speaking local guide

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

With this tour, explore Gamla Stan's overlooked alleyways and courtyards by lantern light.
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Local guide
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Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel pickup and drop off
Järntorget 84 , Järntorget 84, 111 29 Stockholm, Sweden

The tour starts at Järntorget 84 where there is a statue of a man (Evert Taube) who holds his glasses and looks up to the sky.

Tyska brinken 13 , Tyska brinken 13, 111 27 Stockholm, Sweden

The tour can also end somewhere close to Tyska Brinken 13.

Meet your local guide in Gamla Stan, Stockholm's old town, and set off on this walking tour of the city's oldest neighborhood. Wear sensible walking shoes suited for the cobblestone streets and bundle up; Stockholm's nights between November and March can be bitter. 

Walk down narrow alleyways and through tiny courtyards that most tourists and visitors never see. By the light of his lantern, your guide will entertain and horrify you with tales of poltergeists, plagues, public executions and murders. Experience the past brought back to life as you smell, taste and see what medieval Stockholm might have been like. 

Please note: This tour operates in all weather conditions, and parental discretion is advised for children under the age of 8.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Stockholm Ghost Walk
This is where we start our tour
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Parental discretion is advised for children under the ages of 8
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • The start time of the tour might change. IMPORTANT! Read the information about the starting time on your confirmation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Short but sweet. By coming on the walk you agree to the following: If you should die, get hurt, faint or pass out, lose your false teeth, your eyes pop out or your eardrums breaks, wet yourself or anything else which might damage your health – it´s your own fault. You come on this walk at your own risk. If you fall down some old stairs, slip on a cobblestone, be set alight, squashed by a falling dead body, infected with the plague or even have all your hair turn white from fright, then we cannot be held responsible. You have been Warned!
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Stockholm Ghost Walk
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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  • "The only thing we didn't like is that the tour is cheaper if you pay cash at the beginning (it's 220 SEK) and it's more expensive if you book it online (290 SEK)." See review
  • "My only advise, is , go directly to the tour, it is cheaper than buying online." See review

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star-5
Had a ghostly good time.
Keith_K
, Aug 2022
By far the best tour in Stockholm we’ve had yet. Our guide Calen was very entertaining, and made the tour extremely enjoyable.
star-5
A fun and entertaining evening!
Marianne_R
, Aug 2022
A great evening of dark history! No ghosts, but great storytelling by Callum. He certainly knows how to engage the group. A interesting way to get more of Stockholm's history.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2022
Thank you! Glad you liked our dark history and guide.
star-5
Best tour guide EVER!
Emerson_H
, Jul 2022
I have been on countless walking tours in many countries. This was hands down the best tour guide I have ever experienced! Not one moment was I disengaged. I held on to every word of each story and surprised over and over by her passion and enthusiasm! I would take this tour again and again and highly recommend!! Made SURE you book your tour with Myson (hope the spelling is correct) She is amazing and my favorite tour guide I’ve ever had.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
Thank you! So glad you liked our tour and guide (her name is Majsan, close enought ;-)
star-5
Awesome
Tara_P
, Jul 2022
Callum was awesome at telling all the stories. Thanks. I loved the audience participation and the walk was not strenuous at all.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
Thank you Tara_P!
star-4
If you do the ghost walk, ask for Cullum
Sophie_R
, Jul 2022
It is really Cullum, who made it a great experience. He was perfect! The right mix of information, fun, suspense and excitement. He is a truly talented story teller.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
Thank you Sophie_R! Will ask for him next time ;-)
star-5
Great Tour Guide
Charles_W
, Jul 2022
The engagement of the tour guide with the guests and his knowledge of Stockholm and Swedish history were impressive.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
Thank you!
star-5
We laughed, we walked, we were spooked in wild ole Stockholm.
Denise_H
, Jul 2022
Chris brought a great mixture of fun, humor, and fact to our ghostly tour. He was entertaining and historically informative. We would recommend this tour to visitors of Stockholm.
star-4
No ghosts but still fun.
Debby_M
, Jul 2022
I’m hoping for eternal good luck! I have issues walking if group is moving to fast but I had no problems staying with the group.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
Thank you Debby_M! Glad you did not have to run fast ;-)
star-5
Fun and historic
Stephanie_C
, Jul 2022
A lot of history with a fun twist of the macabre. Guide was great. Go a little early as it was difficult to find.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
Thank you! Be on time (or a little before) is great!
star-5
Fun tour!
Jennifer_C
, Jul 2022
Calem was an excellent tour guide - informative and fun. He was very much in character and we enjoyed ourselves
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
Thank you Jennifer!
star-5
Great actor roleplay
Emma_B
, Jul 2022
Very good experience with Caleb, great actor roleplay ! Would definitely recommand, the visit itself is long enough without being tiring
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
Thank you Emma_B!
star-5
Fun tour with great guide
Jeff_M
, Jul 2022
This was a fun tour with a very entertaining guide. This was a good walking tour of some really interesting areas of Stockholm. Our guide made it fun for everyone even though the age ranges of the participants was pretty wide. Tip: Make sure you are wearing comfortable walking shoes as there's a lot of walking across various types of cobblestones.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
Thank you Jeff_M!
star-5
A fun way to learn new things about Stockholm
JohnNici
, Jul 2022
Our guide Collum brought the past to life in an engaging way that made you believe the many tales he had to spin about murder, disease and mayhem. Although we were part of a very large group, our guide was able to rivet our attention at every stop. Word of warning: this is not a handicap accessible tour. There are many steps and lots of cobblestone to negotiate. If you cannot handle this, choose another tour.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
Thank you! Glad you liked our tour and guide. Thank you also for your warning to other guests.
star-5
A great evening out in Stockholm
Rebecca_D
, Jun 2022
Our guide, Callum, had great enthusiasm and character whilst leading the group. He interacted well with the group and shared fantastic knowledge of the area !
star-5
A fun history lesson
Julie_T
, Jun 2022
Callum was a great guide who infused history with humor. It was a great experience and a fun way to learn about Stockholm. Highly recommend.
star-4
Wonderful! But know there is only one ghost story..
kelly_b
, Jun 2022
Callum was the best tour guide ever! So fun and entertaining. I was a little disappointed that there is really only one ghost story and it is at the end. I appreciated all the stories, but thought there would be more since that is how it is advertised.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2022
Thank you kelly_b! Glad you liked our tour and guide. For your information, this is how we advertise our tour on our website: "Our Ghost Walk contain a great deal of Historical information and of course it’s legends. You will follow your guide for 90 minutes and hear tales of murders, myths, mysteries, executions, assassinations, diseases and legends. You will have the opportunity to see, touch, smell and taste the history."
star-5
Eerie fun!
Caralyn_S
, May 2022
Fun and informative. Callum is a great guide with lots of interesting stories. Not to be missed. Highly recommended!
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you for the review Caralyn! Thank you also for recommending us!
star-5
Fun and spooky.
Steven_C
, May 2022
Our tour guide Myson was incredible! She was hilarious and captivating. Excellent story teller. This is a really fun experience that is a nice mix of funny, startling and eerie.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you Steven_C! Glad you liked our tour and guide.
star-5
Nice walk! Not strenuous!...
Katie_L
, May 2022
Nice walk! Not strenuous! Great stories and an amazing guide. Not sure why you have to write a minimum number of characters won’t be reviewing on Viator again, but great tour!
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you Katie_L! Glad you liked our tour. Don´t know why you have to write a minimum number of characters :-(
star-4
Very interesting tour.
Laurie_K
, May 2022
We had Callum as our guide and he was very entertaining. We learned a lot of history throughout various areas within Gamla Stan. I was hoping for more ghost sighting-type stories hence the 4 stars instead of 5.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you Lauire_K! We will try to find more ghosts next time you join our tour ;-)

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