The Royal Palaces

A site about the Royal Palaces.

Drottningholm is an unusually well-preserved royal palace setting. It is so unique and popular that in 1991 it was named Sweden's first W...

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Since 1873, the royal flag has been raised on the roof of the Royal Palace. The three-tailed flag which flies here is reserved for the Ro...

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We are delighted to be reopening all the Royal sites for the 2022 summer season. The season for some of our Royal Palaces begins in May.

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Drottningholm Palace tour 9 Apr – 31 Aug

You can explore Drottningholm Palace by yourself, but a guided tour will ensure that your visit is particularly memorable.

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Exhibition

Drawing exhibition The Thinking Hand

This summer, a piece of history that has often been overlooked and taken for granted in our public parks will be on display on Royal Djur...

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Gripsholm Castle tour 1 May – 30 Sep

Take a tour through the Vasa castle’s winding corridors, historic chambers and rooms. You can walk around Gripsholm Castle yourself, but ...

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Tour of the Regalia 26 Feb – 31 Aug

The Swedish Regalia are kept in the cellar vaults of the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Here you can see crowns used by kings, queens, prince...

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Centrally located in the Ulriksdal Palace grounds beside the palace itself lies the greenhouse built in 1600s. Nowadays the Orangery hous...

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Our Palaces and Royal sites

The Royal Palace Open today 10.00-17.00

Welcome to one of Europe's largest and most dynamic palaces. The Royal Palace of Stockholm is His Majesty The King's official residence a...

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Drottningholm Palace Open today 10.00-17.00

Drottningholm Palace is on UNESCO's World Heritage list. It is the most well-preserved royal castle built in the 1600s in Sweden and at t...

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Gripsholm Castle Open today 10.00-16.00

On the shores of Lake Mälaren, Gripsholm Castle towers powerfully and fairytale-like over the idyllic small town of Mariefred in Söderman...

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In 1996 King Carl XVI Gustaf officially opened Sweden's first National City Park, comprising North ans South of Djurgården, Ulriksdal Par...

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The Kings and Queens of Sweden – from Vasa to Bernadotte. Gustav Vasa is usually regarded as the founder of the modern Swedish state. Since then, Sweden has had five Royal dynasties.

Discover the articles and videos about the palace's history and highlights. In the archive you will find images and stories about selected items from the Royal Collections.


The image and media gallery shows images of all royal sites, royal palaces and palace parks, free to download (read the terms). You will also find images from ongoing exhibitions.