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The enormous size of the Royal Palace of Stockholm has always attracted interest, and has sometimes led to debate about how the building ...

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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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Experience the Museum of Antiquities in 360°. The Royal Palace's stone galleries is housing Gustav III's collection of sculptures. Click ...

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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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When the palace was first built, in the 18th century, it created a stir in Europe, and today it is considered to be one of the emblematic...

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The Hall of State at the Royal Palace of Stockholm is home to one of the most poignant objects in Swedish history: Queen Kristina's silve...

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The 2023 Portrait of Honour depicts the geneticist and Nobel laureate Svante Pääbo. Painted in oil on canvas by Sixten Sandra Österberg, ...

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S trömsholm has been associated with horses ever since the time of King Gustav Vasa. An app is now available to guide you around the are...

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National Day celebration at the Royal Palace 6 June 2023 Subject to changes. See map with numbered entrances below on this page. Fre...

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Follow in the footsteps of King Gustav Vasa around Gripsholm Castle. The walk will take you on a historic tour around the grounds of the ...

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Discover hundreds of historical portraits at Gripsholm Castle with our Beard Hunt activity. Goatee beards, full beards, wigs and moustach...

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The Royal burial church on Riddarholmen also houses the Coats of arms of deceased Seraphim Knights. The deceased Knight is honoured with ...

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The Royal Walks app offers walks in beautiful settings through several of our royal parks. The app now also includes a guide to Haga park!

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The model of the 2021 Portrait of Honour is Carl Bildt, a politician and former prime minister of Sweden. The portrait has been painted b...

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The Swedish national portrait gallery collection is added to every year with a number of works, including the Portrait of Honour – a pain...

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In the middle of Rosendal Palace's main state room, the Lantern Room, stands a very special table. It was a gift from the King of France,...

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A very early copy of the American Declaration of Independence hangs on a wall at Rosersberg Palace. Sweden was the first state outside th...

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A single oil painting hangs in Gustav III's Pavilion in Haga Park. It was commissioned by the king himself, when he met the artist Alexan...

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For several hundred years, Gripsholm Castle was used as a prison. Three kings, an archbishop and countless common thieves have all been i...

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In the Chinese Salon at Drottningholm Palace stands a bureau made by one of Sweden's most famous furniture makers of all time: King Gusta...

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King Gustaf V liked to celebrate Christmas at Drottningholm, where the festivities were more low key. Only three trees were decorated, th...

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King Oskar II continued to develop the traditions established during the reign of his brother, King Karl XV. Some were retained, while ot...

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Sweden's kings have celebrated Christmas for as long as the tradition has been observed in Sweden.But it was not until the 19th century t...

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Hunt for lions, find flowers and discover the Palace's gold. Challenging image hunts in the rooms of Drottningholm Palace is hosted for c...

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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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King Gustaf V, Queen Victoria and their children spent many unforgettable summers together at Tullgarn Palace in the Trosa Archipelago.

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Queen Victoria (1862–1930) enjoyed baking. Her own cookbooks, which are preserved in the Bernadotte Library, include recipes that the que...

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On a beautiful summer's day, 28 June 1909, world history came to Tullgarn. The Russian Tsar Nicholas II's 112 metre yacht Standart, richl...

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The Royal Walks app offers walks in beautiful settings through several of our royal parks. The app now also includes a guide to the area ...

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The popular Crown Princess Margareta made a strong impression on Sweden. She was a pioneer within many areas, and changed both contempora...

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