The Royal Palaces

A site about the Royal Palaces.

Drottningholm Palace Park is open all year round. Here, you can wander through historic stylistic ideals from the 17th century Baroque to...

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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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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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The Ehrenstrahl Drawing Room is named after its many paintings by court painter David Klöcker Ehrenstrahl. Click on the image above to st...

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Exhibition

Drawing exhibition The Thinking Hand
Royal Palace tour 26 Feb – 31 Aug

Join our knowledgeable guides for a tour through the state rooms at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. During the tour, history will be broug...

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The Riddarholmen Church Open today 10.00-17.00

The Riddarholmen Church is the final resting place of the Swedish kings, and is Stockholm's only preserved mediaeval abbey. The church is...

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Gripsholm Castle is home to the world's oldest national portrait gallery. This is also one of the world's largest portrait galleries, and...

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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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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.