Och Dåm G�tgatan 59 is a very colorful,
fun shop with beautiful gift items and practical things
for the home. Don�t forget to visit the cellar where
you can find modern Swedish furniture and home decorating
G�tgatan 44 carries clothing items with splashes of
color so rare in a city where a large majority of the
population dresses in trendy blacks, browns, or greys.
Half my home�s interior decoration (curtains, bedsheets,
pillows, rugs) come from this shop.
Ordning Och Reda,
G�tgatan 32 is a shop that celebrates the Swedish devotion
to structure and order. They have a popular collection
of bags, notebooks, pens, folders, photo albums in matching
The building located
at G�tgatan 31 houses a number of shops worth visiting.
Take a break at
But first pop into Press Stop
for your fill of magazines and newspapers from all over
Design Square) showcases modern Swedish design and artistry.
It has a collection of the works of both up-and-coming
as well as established Swedish designers and craftsmen.
The shop has everything, from earrings to wine glasses,
mirrors, clothing, slippers and toys.
Granit is much
like Ordning och Reda, but articles are mostly in blacks
and whites. Don�t forget to ask to see their version
of the paper clip which is so simple, functional, and
unique in its design that you won�t even suspect it
was a paper clip!
After half a day
going through all the goodies that G�tgatsbacken has
to offer, walk to the very north end of the street and
turn right. Lift your head a bit and and you will see
what seems to be a boat elevated high up in the air.
This is Gondolen
(The Gondola), which prides itself as being the restaurant
with the most magnificient view of Stockholm. The crowd
consists of locals entertaining their foreign guests,
romantic couples, business people, and Stockholmers
simply adoring the sights of their splendid city .
You can choose
to stay in the bar for an early evening drink, or in
the restaurant to indulge in a classic Swedish meal.
The food is delicious, and the service is excellent,
although, beware... meals can be quite pricey.
But then, hey...
don�t you deserve it?
Enjoy your time
in Stockholm, ladies!