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Royal Palace

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The changing of the guard ceremony has been a daily tradition since 1523.
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Slottsbacken | Riddarholmen, Stockholm 111 30, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
+46 8 402 60 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The State Visit of the Italian was good and bad: I could see the military formations walking from Kungsträgarden to the palace where they formed a guard of honor for the Royals and the Italian Representative, to drive through in carriages. It was very nice...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had time to see the changing of the guard ceremony and we were glad we did...i believe Sweden still has military conscription (good idea!) and the young people we talked to were all conscripts....most defiantly worth a visit.

Thank mike c
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only came for the "Changing of the Guard", which is only Sundays and Wednesdays in October though Spring. Start time says 11:45am, but that is just when the new Guards leave the army barracks to head towards the Royal Palace. The actual "Changing of...More

Thank SwingerJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

This palace has three distinct sections to visit plus the Riddarholmen Church. Take in all four to get a wonderful view of Stockholms history.

Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Changing of the guard, rooms very interesting. What I liked most was the carriage display in the basement. Enter from the back. Next to the palace was a very interesting free archaeology museum. Easy walking distance.

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good place to see Sweden’s royal history and how they lived in past years. One can see furniture, clothes and rooms where royal families lived earlier. Three crowns is very nice to see as well.

Thank manojmka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to visit the Royal Palace while exploring Stockholm to soak up Swedish history and culture. See the main Royal Apartments, the Treasury and the Kronor Museum together. The Treasury held impressive crowns, jewels, swords and other regalia. Great to see this part of Swedish...More

Thank Nightwire
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a functioning Royal Palace which serves as the location for the head of state. Be sure to catch the Changing of the Guard, the music will surprise you.

Thank travellingsinclairs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with our 2 year old during a very rainy day last week. It’s good value and has some really interesting things to look at. We spent most time in the state apartments. Lots of space to move around when it is busy too....More

Thank AshleyR2512
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Palace is an amazing building inside. Lots of furniture, paintings etc to see. You can also watch the changing of the guard outside. Not cheap to go in 180 kroner each. Located at Slottsbacken in Gamla Stan, on the waterfront.

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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home
to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central
island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small
island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit
touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting:
take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and
through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest)
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3 August 2018|
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Response from _iempig | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mobile 888, Gamla Stan is definitely worth your time. Genuine, authentic houses & environment that you cannot see anywhere else. There are lots of nice restaurants there, as well, so you don’t need to look for them... More
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Response from Martin R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it's worth it
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Response from Myrhammar | Reviewed this property |
I do recommend you to buy your ticket at the entrance if you then really feel for to visit inside, it is not cheap. (16 euro / adult) and if you already bought the tickets you feel a pressure to entrance and your pleasure... More