Sweden's capital city is an intriguing mix of warm and cold. Long sunny summer days are offset by a long dark yet enchanting winter. Stockholm's key players are both crowned royals and technologically forward thinkers drawing up plans for the future. The architectural elements run the gamut from medieval stone to brick spires to shiny metal and glass. All of Stockholm's history is scattered on islands and islets strewn with clean water and an astounding amount of green space. History and culture certainly reign here but the city isn't afraid to step out of the bounds of its past and run headlong into the future. Visitors will be delighted by the complexity of Sweden's watery jewel of a capital.