The Royal Palace attracts a large number of visitors. The magnificent building located in Gamla Stan will attract all of your attention. This is one of the biggest palaces in Europe. The Royal Palace in Stockholm is the residence of His Majesty the King of Sweden and the place is the setting for monarchy’s official receptions. It was built in the Middle Ages, but it was destroyed in a fire that took place at the end of the 12th century. A new palace that has not had many changes was built after the Great Northern War.
The King’s office as well as the offices of the rest of the royal family members are located in the palace. It can be said that it represents one of the Stockholm’s most important cultural and historical monuments, and it is opened throughout the whole year.
It was built in the baroque style, and it resembles a Roman palace. The architect who designed the palace is Nicodemus Tessin. If you want to know more about the palace, be sure to visit it and you will find out all about its history and the theatre built in 1766. Take your time while visiting because there is a lot of to see. There are more than 600 rooms on 11 floors, and small living rooms, the Royal apartment, a big library are only a small portion of what is worth to see. It is interesting that there also are three smaller museums: the Treasury with the regalia, the Tre Kronor Museum that portrays the palaces’ medieval history and Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities. A gift shop with miscellaneous souvenirs is located within the palace.
The souvenir shop for various souvenirs is located within the palace.
Ticket price for the Royal Palace
Regular ticket price: 140 SEK
Reduced ticket price: 70 SEK - for students and young people from 7 to 17 years of age
Tickets are of different prices depending on what you visit in the palace, you can buy tickets at the following link http://event.webbiljett.se/kungligaslotten/default.aspx
Working hours of the Royal Palace
The Royal Palace in Stockholm is open every day from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Author of the article:
Maja Glavaš, tour guide
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