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World Men's Handball Championship 2023 in Stockholm

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Enjoy a week of exciting handball games

Poland and Sweden host the Men's World Handball Championship 2023 from January 11-29 . The knock-out games and final will be played at the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, during a week full of passion and world-class handball. Stockholm, of course, has lots to offer for fans that have traveled here to support their teams. Let us guide you to a fantastic week!

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Men's World Handball Championship 2023

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25- 29 January
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Tele2 Arena
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Explore Stockholm during the championship

Before or after the games; There's a lot to see, do and explore in Stockholm! Get a taste of the city’s fantastic sights and attractions, exciting culture, rich history, and innovative food scene during your stay.

Stockholm in 24 hours

Stockholm in 24 hours

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Things to do in Slakthusområdet

Things to do in Slakthusområdet

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Count pickles – win tickets to the Handball WC

Count pickles – win tickets to the Handball WC

Stockholm in 24 hours

Stockholm in 24 hours

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Things to do in Slakthusområdet

Things to do in Slakthusområdet

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Count pickles – win tickets to the Handball WC

Count pickles – win tickets to the Handball WC

Events during the handball week

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Fascinating exhibitions, open-air adventures, and exciting guided tours. Stockholm is bubbling with events for the whole family. Here's a hand-picked selection of what else to enjoy during your visit.

Want to know more about the championship?

The 2023 Men's World Handball Championship is hosted by Poland and Sweden. 32 teams will participate in group stage. Groups A, B, E, F are played in Cracow, Gdańsk, Katowice and Płock. Groups C, D, G, H are playe in Gothenburg, Jönköping, Kristianstad and Malmö. The knockout stage is played at Tele2 Arena in Stockholm.

How to get to Tele2 Arena

Most Stockholmers use public transport to get around. Tele2 Arena is near the Globen subway station which is located on the southern branch of the no. 19 line. Alternatively you can take tram no. 30 or buss 166.

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Get a taste of Stockholm

Modern concepts, traditional cuisine, fine vegan dining, and Michelin-starred dinners. The districts closest to Tele2 Arena are full of restaurants serving a world full of flavors.

Restaurants on Södermalm

Restaurants on Södermalm

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14 great restaurants in the suburbs

14 great restaurants in the suburbs

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Discovering Hammarby Sjöstad on a bike

Discovering Hammarby Sjöstad on a bike

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Restaurants on Södermalm

Restaurants on Södermalm

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14 great restaurants in the suburbs

14 great restaurants in the suburbs

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Discovering Hammarby Sjöstad on a bike

Discovering Hammarby Sjöstad on a bike

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My top 5

What are some must-sees & dos in Stockholm? We asked ex-handball pro Jennie Linnéll and the chairman of the championship in Stockholm Robert Tham for their best tips.

Make the most out of your week in Stockholm

Stockholm is so much more than a fantastic venue for handball. Family-friendly activities, a night out in Stockholm's trendiest clubs, or exploring innovative Scandinavian design. Prepare for the next game in the best way possible!
Winter activities in Stockholm

Winter activities in Stockholm

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Stockholm for kids

Stockholm for kids

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Exhibitions in Stockholm right now

Exhibitions in Stockholm right now

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The teenager's guide to Stockholm

The teenager's guide to Stockholm

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Scandinavian design

Scandinavian design

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A sustainable vacation in Stockholm

A sustainable vacation in Stockholm

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Like to learn more about Stockholm - City of Supporters?

It is important to Stockholm to be a welcoming host city for all residents and visitors. City of Supporters applauds all those who, in one way or another, contribute to and support Stockholm’s hosting ability and development.