fr 100€ per group
The Royal Palace in Stockholm is the official residence of His Majesty the King of Sweden, and a place of receptions at a high national level. The Royal Palace combines the functions of the Palace as a royal residence, a workplace for His Majesty's servants and a cultural and historical monument, and it is open to visitors all year round, that differs it from other working royal palaces in Europe.
The palace has over 600 rooms on the seven floors.
Visitors of the Palace have the opportunity to see the numerous exhibits of Swedish art and the country's cultural heritage. The spectacular luxury of the Great Swedish Power is reflected in the facades, staircases and rooms of the banquet apartments. Other interiors of the Palace are dominated by the flexible elegance and bright multicolor of the Roccoco style, as well as the classic style of the Gustavian period. The Palace also displays well-preserved details typical of the interiors of the 19th century.
There are several other attractions in the Royal Palace. These are the Royal Treasury, the Three Crowns Museum and the Armory. In the summer, two sculpture galleries are opened in the Palace, where the antique collection of sculptures by Gustav III is exhibited.
The arsenal of the Swedish monarchs served as the basis for the Royal Armory. Today it epitomizes Swedish history, told by dress, armor and royal carriages.
In the dark vaults of the Royal Palace are the most important symbols of the monarchy: regalia - the sword of Gustav Vasa, the crown, the scepter and the orb of Eric XIV and the crown of Louise Ulrika.
A museum dedicated to the original Tre Kronor Palace in Stockholm, which was destroyed in a large fire in 1697.
• walking tour + Royal Palace - 3 hr.
• Palace and Palace Museums - 2 hr.
• Palace + Town Hall - 3 hr.
• Sightseeing tour of the city + Palace - 4 hr.