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  Borgholm Castle, Öland
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  • Borgholm Castle, Öland - Sweden
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Borgholm Castle has a history that date back to the 12th century. However the present baroque castle ruins were believed to be constructed in the middle of the 17th century during the reign of King Karl X Gustav. The castle was severely damaged in a fire in the early 19th century and was reconstructed ever since.

Borgholm Castle is opened to the public from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. daily during the summer months. Entrance fee is 70.00 kronor for adults and 40.00 kronor for children. Even dogs are welcome in the castle. You purchase your entry tickets at Sottsbutik which aslo sells refreshments, books, postcards, toys, gifts and souvenirs. You may also purchase concert tickets at Slottsbutik.

Address: Sollidenvägen 5, Borgholm
Directions: Located a short distance just south of the city of Borgholm, the capital of Öland. The castle is located on the left hand side of the road if you are driving towards Borgholm from Öland Bridge.
Phone: 0485-123 33
Website: http://www.borgholmsslott.se/

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  • Updated Sep 15, 2011
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