Top 12 attractions in Malmö
Are you visiting Malmö for the first time? Would you like to know which are the most popular attractions according to the Tourist Information Office? We have compiled a list of the most popular attractions in Malmö.
1. Turning Torso
The building everyone is talking about. A 190-metre high residential building. The building measures 190 metres in height and has certainly put Malmö on the map.
It’s raw, there are plenty of people about and you can skateboard. That’s Malmö. On the way to Turning Torso be sure to stop off at Malmö’s premier skateboarding venue.
Read more about Stapelbäddsparken (in swedish)
3. Lilla Torg
Enjoy a coffee, relax with a drink before moving on to a club or just people-watch. Lilla Torg is a large outdoor area that is home to several of Malmö’s best known restaurants and clubs.
Read more about Lilla Torg
4. The City Library
A fantastic building offering tranquillity, great views and an excellent selection of books. Even if you don’t want to borrow a book, Malmö City Library is still well worth a visit.
Read more about Malmö City Library
5. Malmöhus Castle
Several of Malmö’s major museums are housed within these historic walls. These are Malmö Art Museum, the City Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Tropicarium. Bring the whole family and discover something new!
Read more about the museums at Malmöhus Castle
6. Malmö Konsthall
Here you will find a mix of current experiments and classic art. Malmö Konsthall opened in 1975 and has one of Europe’s largest exhibition halls for contemporary art. Visit on a Sunday and you can also enjoy Restaurang Smak’s fantastic Brunch.
Read more about Malmö Konsthall
7. St. Peter’s Church
Concert, worship or lunch? Malmö’s oldest building, the immense and beautiful St Peter’s Church (S:t Petri Kyrka), is more than just a church.
Read more about St. Peter’s Church
8. Moderna Museet
A little piece of Stockholm in Malmö. Here you can admire modern and contemporary works of art exhibited in Malmö’s old electricity plant.
Read more about Moderna Museet
9. Folkets Park
A favourite with the people of Malmö. Enjoy a drink at one of the bars, dance at Cuba Café or relax on a colourful blanket spread out on the grass. Read more about Folkets Park (information in swedish)
Relax in the wood-fired sauna or go saltwater swimming all year round. People come here from all over Malmö. Enjoy the fantastic views of the Sound, swim and then get a coffee in the popular café.
Read more about Kallbadhuset
There are 174 countries represented in Malmö and they all come together in Möllevångstorget. Here, for example, you can buy spices from Iraq at bargain prices, get delicious stuffed peppers from corner shops, and eat Chinese dumplings.
Read more about restaurants located around Möllevångstorget
12. Katrinetorp country house
In an idyllic location on the outskirts of Malmö you’ll find Katrinetorp – a beautiful 19th Century farm house surrounded by plentiful gardens. The premises are also home to a garden café and an antiques store. In the course of the year several festive events are held at Katrinetorp, including an antiques market, a harvest fair and a Christmas market, as well as interesting exhibitions and atmospheric music nights.
Find out more about Katrinetorp
For more attractions in Malmö, visit malmotown.com