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Ulriksdal Palace is open for self-guided visits during July. Visit a Royal palace set in a Royal National City Park, and combine nature w...

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Frisens Park at Royal Djurgården are being restored by Royal Djurgården Administration, archaelogists and landccape architects. The knowl...

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The Swedish Royal Palaces app 'Kungliga slotten' now includes a number of new features to enhance your visit to the royal palaces.

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A new experience is now available! Take a guided tour around the Royal Palace, and learn about its history, architecture, sculpture and s...

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The Royal Palace houses a collection of unique objects, mainly from the times of Queen Kristina and Queen Hedvig Eleonora. Collecting was...

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This summer's Music at Gripsholm series of concerts features classical music as established musicians and artists perform in the castle's...

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The summer season at the Royal palaces begins in May. This is when several of the summer palaces – where royalty have spent many spring a...

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Gripsholm Castle, where Sweden’s famous faces can be seen, is open daily from May. The castle is home to the country's largest portrait c...

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“Full of life, spirit and fire”. For much of Sweden's period as a great power, Karl X Gustav was on the battlefield. And his queen didn´t...

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In 1923, the newlywed Crown Prince Gustaf (VI) Adolf and Louise Mountbatten moved into Ulriksdal Palace. What they asked for as a wedding...

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Discover the jubilee exhibition digitally in 360°! Step into the major exhibition Vasa to Bernadotte, 1523 –1973 –2023. Culture in Servi...

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The Royal Djurgården Administration has carried out a survey of the park's 200-year history. Using archives, horticultural archaeology an...

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Gripsholm was originally built as a secure fortress during a turbulent time, but it was also more than that. The castle was also the roya...

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In Duke Karl's Chamber at Gripsholm Castle, time has stood still. This is the castle's only fully preserved room from the Vasa period, an...

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Discover the Hall of State at the Royal Palace in 360°. This room was the centre of Swedish power for centuries, and is still used for of...

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The 2022 Portrait of Honour depicts the artist Britta Marakatt-Labba, known around the world for her embroidered images of Sami landscape...

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In the Royal collections there are two bureaus made by Christian Linning, one of the leading Rococo cabinetmakers in Sweden. These commod...

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Visit the exhibition 'Daisy: Crown Princess Margareta' from the comfort of your own home. Step into her apartment at the Royal Palace and...

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Many visitors to the Bernadotte Apartments at the Royal Palace stand and look at one particular portrait which is radically different to ...

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Welcome to the home of royalty! Many kings and queens have called the Royal Palace home. Can you find them? Our image hunts for children ...

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The Riddarholmen Church's newest addition is also one of the church's oldest objects: a wooden sculpture of Christ, dating from around th...

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The Royal Palaces are among the country’s most distinguished buildings. Throughout the centuries they have played host to important event...

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"Now it's time to paint the old man!" This is how the artist Anders Zorn was greeted by King Oskar II when he arrived at the Royal Palace...

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In Sweden, we divide the Baroque into two periods: the Caroline Baroque, with its Northern European influences, and the later Tessin Gold...

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A new era – the Age of Liberty, the time of the playful Rococo – dawned in Sweden in the mid-18th century. The Caroleans had been replace...

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The Royal Collections have grown over a period of more than 400 years, from the time of King Gustav Vasa to the present day. They include...

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When state councillor Sten Sture the Younger died, it was his wife Kristina Gyllenstierna who led the resistance against the union. She d...

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Throughout her adult life, Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotta found herself close to the centre of power. First as a duchess and the sister-in-la...

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Had Hedvig Eleonora been less strong in character, it is very likely that the history of Sweden would have been entirely different. Drott...

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Queen Kristina's coronation was highly controversial. She chose not to be crowned in the traditional location, and refused to wear the Qu...

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