Eurovision 2016: Stockholm’s City Skyliner at the Eurovision Village

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The City of Stockholm is dressing up for the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest scheduled to be held next May, when thousands of Eurovision fans, accredited media, delegations and artists will land in the 2016 Eurovision host city. A 81 meter high attraction- the Stockholm Skyliner will be erected specially for the ocassion at the Eurovision Village.

Eurovision fans and visitors to Stockholm will be mesmerised with the City Skyliner and the 2016 Eurovision host city during the 2 weeks of the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest.

The 81-meter tower will be located in the Eurovision Village in Kungsträdgården. Starting April 29, visitors can visit the City Skyliner attraction and get a completely breathtaking and unique view of the inner city.

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Mr. Jesper Ackinger– Deputy CEO for the Stockholm Business Region and the Manager of the Stockholm Eurovision Organization is honoured and happy to welcome everyone in May:

We are proud to offer a spectacular family attraction with 360 degree panoramic views over a stunning location. With its 81 meter, the City Skyliner will be one of Stockholm’s highest points. It will be a totally unique experience from a place that has never been available before.

The City Skyliner will be one of the main attractions at the Eurovision Village, Kungsträdgården during Stockholm’s hosting of the Eurovision Song Contest in May.

As of  April 29, Stockholmers and visitors will be able to experience the new attraction and enjoy the 360 degree panoramic view of Stockholm. The City Skyliner will also be accessible for wheelchair users, and will be able to take up to 60 people at a time. The attraction will cost SEK 100.

The tallest buildings in Stockholm:

  • 61 meters Hötorgsskraporna
  • 81 meters Stockholm City Skyliner
  • 84 meters Stockholm Globe Arena
  • 106 meters Town Hall Tower
  •  121 meters Eclipse
  • 155 meters Kaknästornet

The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 10, 12 and 14 May at the Globen Arena in Stockholm.

Stay tuned to ESCToday for the latest news on Stockholm and the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.