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The streets the guidebooks will tell you to wander are the preserved medieval ones of Gamla Stan, Stockholm's old town, with their imposing baroque palaces.
They are indeed charming, but the streets that delighted me most were those of Ostermalm, a fashionable residential neighborhood in the center, where I saw everywhere perfectly maintained examples of the restrained, elegant Swedish versions of both Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts architecture. Ostermalm's indoor market, for instance, which houses the city's best Ostermalm white my first, has the Edwardian grandness, the wrought-iron flourishes and polished mahogany counters, of Harrods About touch massage Norrtalje Halls--not to mention the silkiest herring I've ever tasted, and little cartons of Ostermalm white my first wild strawberries and juicy, pillow-soft cloudberries picked in the Swedish countryside.
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