The Royal Palaces

A site about the Royal Palaces.

The Royal Palace Open today 10.00-16.00

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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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 Royal Stables Open today 13.00-15.00

For more than a hundred years, the Royal Stables have been located at Väpnargatan 1 on Östermalm in Stockholm. The main duty of the Royal...

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The Royal Stables' Horses Open today 13.00-15.00

The Royal Stables have around twenty horses. The horses are trained to lead cortèges and carriages on occasions such as state visits and ...

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One hundred years have now passed since the sudden death of our current King's grandmother. Who was this woman, who was so modern for her...

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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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"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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Jazz musician Anna Gréta Sigurdardóttir – Young Swedish Soloist and winner of the Monica Zetterlund scholarship – comes to the Hall of St...

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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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Our Palaces and Royal sites

The Royal Palace Open today 10.00-16.00

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 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.