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Two royal palaces are open in autumn 2021 – Gripsholm Castle and the Royal Palace. The exhibition about the popular Crown Princess Margar...

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Discover the Music at Gripsholm series of concerts this autumn. Experience opera, choral music and jazz as leading musicians and artists ...

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The rooms furnished by King Gustav III for his sister Princess Sofia Albertina at Gripsholm Castle are some of the castle's most beautifu...

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Some of the royal sites are now re-opening, in a safe and responsible manner. In June seven royal palaces will re-open and three exhibtio...

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The model for this year’s Portrait of Honour is the food profile and restaurateur Leif Mannerström. The portrait was produced by the phot...

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The Polish-born Vasa queen left a strong impression on Sweden, from imprisonment to a cultural golden age.

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The queens at Gripsholm found themselves right at the centre of the action. This included the young queen who acquired the castle when sh...

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During the Vasa period, Gripsholm Castle was a workplace for hundreds of people and was almost entirely self-sufficient. Queen Margareta ...

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Come on a fashion safari with Leo the Lion at Gripsholm Castle. See famous historical Swedes in their most stylish outfits.

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Visit Gripsholm Castle from home. Explore Duke Karl's Chamber, the Council Chamber and King Gustav III's theatre in 360°. Don't forget to...

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This year’s Portrait of Honour is the professor and designer Ingegerd Råman and was created by the photographer Bruno Ehrs. He has depict...

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Leo is unlike any other lion in the world. In its glass box in the Upper Armoury, Gripsholm’s very own lion is perhaps more comical than ...

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Royal family feuds, King Gustav III's magnificent Christmas celebrations and King Gustav Vasa's home. Gripsholm Castle has no shortage of...

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King Gustav III was very fond of Gripsholm Castle, and often came here with his entire court – almost one hundred people. He set up a kit...

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It says a lot about King Gustav III's interest in the theatre and its personal importance for him that he deemed it necessary to have a f...

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