Söderort [ˈsøːdərˈuʈ] refers to the part of Stockholm municipality that lies south of Södermalm (which covers the Globe Arena, Hammarby Sjöstad, and Liljeholmen). The term Söderort sometimes refers to all southern suburbs, including Haninge, Huddinge, Botkyrka and others; these are however covered in the Södertörn article. Some parts of what may be considered wider Söderort are covered in our guide to the Stockholm archipelago.

The Woodland Cemetery, Skogskyrkogården, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and arguably the most interesting place in Söderort.


The Woodland Cemetery, Skogskyrkogården

Most of the area consists of apartment row houses 2-5 floors tall, built up during the mid-20th century together with the subway.

Get in

The area is well served by public transport. See Stockholm#Public transport. Some local trains call at Älvsjö station. As in the rest of Stockholm, location is usually described with a T and the name of the nearest subway station, as in (T Gullmarsplan).



Public art in Liljeholmen.


The IKEA store in Kungens Kurva was built in 1965, and remains the largest in a chain of more than 300 stores.



Stockholm International Fairs and Rica Talk Hotel.

The hotels at Stockholmsmässan in Älvsjö and the Globe Arena might be heavily booked during events. Book well in advance, if you want to stay near the venues.




Stay safe

There might be drunk brawls around the suburban centers along the tunnelbana.


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