Östermalm is an interesting and dynamic mix of heritage and progression. Östermalm is the most elegant and exclusive part of Stockholm, and is often compared to New York’s Upper East Side.
Providing contrast, it also has the highest concentration of nightclubs in the city, found around Stureplan. Bibliotekstan is the city’s most affluent shopping district, with exclusive Scandinavian and international labels.
This similarity is instantly seen through it’s impressive buildings and high-end specialty stores, especially around Stureplan Square which is the place for upmarket shopping as well as nightclubs and bars.
Foodies can also head to the specialist indoor Östermalmshallen Food Market where they can buy Swedish delicacies or enjoy a seafood lunch. Or visit Eataly where they can find Italian delicacies. Östermalm centers itself around its parks. One of the most popular is the magnificent Humlegården, which encircles the Royal Library. It is also an area with numerous museums, including the Hallwylska Museum and the ornate Royal Dramatic Theatre, an Art Nouveau masterpiece marking the start of the Strandvägen Boulevard.
Welcome to Östermalm!