A central part of the Stockholm's skyline
Kaknästornet is a TV tower located at Gärdet in the Royal National City Park. The name Kaknäs comes from a medieval name of the south-eastern part of the present city area Östermalm / Ladugårdsgärdet in Stockholm.
The tower is a major hub of Swedish television, radio and satellite broadcasts. Kaknästornet was finished in year 1967 and is designed by architect Bengt Lindroos. The building is 155 meters high or 170 metres with the top antenna included. Kaknästornet is one of the highest buildings in the Nordic countries.
Today the tower is owned by the National Swedish broadcasting company Teracom.
Please note! The tower used to be open to the public, with an information centre, gift shop, restaurant and café, but in 2018 it has been permanently closed to the public.
Mörka Kroken 28-30, Stockholm