The Royal Palaces

A site about the Royal Palaces.

Royal Djurgården and the Royal parks are open every day of the year, 24 hours a day. The large parks have plenty of outdoor space, and ar...

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The ticking of timepieces in room after room is symbolic of today’s living palace. Most of the clocks in the grand apartments of the Roya...

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Royal Djurgården is Sweden's most popular recreation area. This makes it a particularly suitable location for national memorials, and man...

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The Folke Bernadotte Bridge – a bridge across Djurgårdsbrunn Bay, linking Museiparken with Rosendal – opened on September 19, 2019.

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From Gustav Vasa to Bernadotte, discover Sweden’s kings and queens at kungligaslotten.se

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It is from Ulriksdal that Queen Kristina's coronation procession began. It has also been a military hospital and a home for war veterans....

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From the time that Jakob dela Gardie built a palace by Edsviken strand, some form of garden and park has also existed at Ulriksdal.

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Hedvig Eleonora’s State Bedchamber is one of of Drottningholms Palace's highlights. Experience one of Sweden’s grandest Baroque rooms in ...

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Lovisa Ulrika had high ambitions. She had "more knowledge and insight into the sciences than a lady needs", and wanted to be an enlighten...

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Our Palaces and Royal sites

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 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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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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"I was glad that you could catch a glimpse of life on Djurgården, that you could see how the majesty of the oak trees depends on people p...

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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.