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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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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Queen Kristina's coronation in 1650 was one of the most lavish and most attention drawing coronations in Swedish history. Enormous orders...

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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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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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Leo is unlike any other lion in the world. In its glass box in the Upper Armoury, Gripsholm’s very own lion is perhaps more comical than ...

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Come on a virtual tour of the previous exhibition The Lilian Look, and see clothing fit for a princess up close. Click on the image above...

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'Look at the rugs – find me' – the popular exhibition featured the works of Märta Måås-Fjetterström is now available from home!

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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.