The factor I really like most about travelling is that it’s at all times a shock. Truthfully, it doesn’t matter in the event you’re taking an epic journey throughout a continent or pottering on the opposite aspect of city, it’s at all times the surprises that make journey a lot enjoyable. That is precisely why I really like Stockholm a lot… the surprises! With the Stockholm metro artwork being one of many coolest issues to see while travelling across the metropolis. 🇸🇪
Now, though the metro isn’t as massive as cities like New York or London’s Tube, it has a reasonably hefty mixture of stops (about 100, really) and contours that criss-cross the town that I’m positive you’ll like to see.
Somebody advised me while within the metropolis that Stockholm’s metro artwork is definitely one of many world’s longest artwork galleries on this planet with nearly ninety-percent of all Stockholm’s metro stations having some type of artwork set up inside.
With that being stated, on our final journey to Stockholm with KLM, we determined to make it our aim to seek out among the better of Stockholm’s metro artwork.
I’ve additionally popped them onto a map that I’m hoping will aid you find them in your go to, too. ✨
Check out among the perfect stations to go to for Stockholm’s metro artwork. 🎨
1.) T-Centralen Station
Presumably Stockholm’s busiest stations, the T-Centralen metro cease is smack bang within the metropolis with fairly a couple of traces working via it. To seek out Stockholm’s metro artwork at T-Centralen, you’ll have to go down a couple of flooring to the Blue Line.
It took me about 10-minutes to seek out it (there are many tunnels and escalators), however simply ask in the event you’re unsure. One of many most secure methods to know you’ve reached the precise line is when you see the blue partitions and cave-like tunnels.
As soon as right here, you’ll spot the spectacular work of Per Olof Ultvedt that actually covers the cave partitions with lovely blue leaves.
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2.) Stadion Station
So Stadion station is presumably one among my favorite of Stockholm’s metro artwork that seems throughout the community.
Just some stops from T-Centralen, it’s comparatively straightforward to achieve and is perched on the Purple Line. When you get off the practice, the rainbow archway is positioned between the 2 platforms.
You possibly can’t miss it.
From T-Centralen, the journey will take you round 10-minutes and it’s nicely price it to see the attractive artwork that Åke Pallarp and Enno Hallek created.
3.) Solna Centrum Station
Located on the Blue Line, Solna Centrum is presumably one of many best items of artworks to seek out (nicely, for my part not less than). Initially, the artist designed this house to be solely inexperienced and purple, however the artists continued so as to add little new particulars over intervals of time. Little homes, timber and even rivers had been added.
Should you’re becoming a member of the metro at T-Centralen, it’ll take you round 16-18 minutes to achieve Solna Centrum through the Blue Line.
4.) Tekniska Högskolan Station
Created by artist, Lennart Mörk that is one among Stockholm’s metro artwork installations you’ll wanna see. Based mostly in Tekniska Högskolan, that’s simply shy of the
Stockholms Östra practice station.
Based mostly on the Purple Line, Tekniska Högskolan is a beautiful station that showcases scientific advances throughout the artwork itself. I imply, it’s fairly apt with it being so near the Royal Institute of Know-how.
5.) Tensta station
Apparently, Tensta Station took over a 12 months to color and design and is well one of the recognisable of Stockholm’s metro artwork. One of many issues I really like most about this station is it’s showcasing of acceptance, equality and love.
Tensta has, historically, been an space the place numerous new residents would stay, with the artist wanting to depart a welcoming message to all. What a stunning welcome to Stockholm!
To get to Tensta, you’ll have to take the Blue Line that takes about 20-minutes from T-Centralen.
6.) Kungsträdgården Station
Based mostly on the Blue Line (just a few minutes from T-Centralen), Kungsträdgården Station is fairly straightforward to seek out.
Alternatively, in the event you don’t fancy hopping on the practice, you may stroll the Eight minutes from T-Centralen, too.
Kungsträdgården Station has been designed round what’s above the station itself, with the colors being a throwback to the previous French backyard above.
As with all of the stations, you will have a journey ticket to entry these.
7.) Rådhuset Station
Situated on the Blue Line between the stations of T-Centralen and lFridhemsplan, it’s a simple station to identify in the event you’re travelling this route.
It’s a terrific spot to go to in the event you’re heading to Solna Centrum, too.
8.) Akalla station
Perched on the very finish of Line 11 on the Blue Line, Akalla Station is one other vivid and vibrant stations to see. This inexperienced station is certainly a sight to be seen.
To get to Akalla Station, it’ll take you about 21 minutes from T-Centralen.
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