The Royal Palaces

A site about the Royal Palaces.

In accordance with the Public Health Agency's latest restrictions for Stockholm County and Södermanland County, the decision has been mad...

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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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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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Nespelina, Don-Don and Turck are just three of the many dogs who have chased around Drottningholm's highly walkable park. Dogs have long ...

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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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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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In the summer of 1766, soon after they were married, the heir apparent, Gustav (III) and Sofia Magdalena rented Haga, a small property ju...

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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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Here, King Gustav Vasa raised horses for the Swedish Army. Today, there is a riding college and annual equestrian competitions are held i...

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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.