Royal Palace, Stockholm

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After the city's medieval castle was destroyed by fire, Royal Palace was built in the same spot and has served as the king's residence since the 18th century. Located in the city's old town area, this castle has over 600 rooms and five museums. Following the destructive palace fire of 1697, the current structure was built by architect Nicodemus Tessin in 1754. Tour the palace grounds and buildings to see its 18th- and 19th-century interiors, museums, and royal costumes. Many visitors like to catch the changing of the guard ceremony, which has been a tradition since 1523. Take a look at our Stockholm trip planner to schedule your visit to Royal Palace and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Interesting to see inside the palace and learn about the Royal Family. Definitely get the audio guide (free). The treasury was short but sweet.  more »
  • My husband and I were in Stockholm waiting for our friends to arrive from the airport so we had some time to kill. We decided to walk across the street from our hotel to see the palace. Best decision....  more »
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  • Royal palace. Be mindful of the soldiers guarding it, they are really there to guard the castle and not just as decorations. The royal castle has a rich history and there are tours about it.
  • Situated on the heart of the Stockholm city, the castle and museum boasts some amazing grandeur experience within it.The museum itself has interesting artifacts, history and there are models which showcases the alterations to the palace that have taken place over the years. The royal treasury is a visual treat for the eyes and a great feeling to have witnessed all those. You can't miss this place if you're touring Stockholm and please set aside atleast 5 hours for a really good visit.
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