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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Mankind has built fireplaces for thousands of years, for heat, light and cooking. Fireplaces have long been at the heart of the home, inc...

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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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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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Desideria, Sweden's new queen, had always been at the very centre of world events. She now found life at the Swedish court dull. However,...

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After 164 years at Slussen, the equestrian statue depicting Bernadotte's entry into Stockholm has a new home. And after many years, the s...

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The ongoing restoration of the façades at the Royal Palace is the biggest stonework project of modern times. The project began in 2011, a...

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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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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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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.