"Royal Palace" Kungliga Slottet - Royal Palace Tip by slaw.poz


The Stockholm Palace, or Stockholms slott, is the royal palace and official residence of the Swedish monarch, in Stockholm. The personal offices of the king and the other members of the Royal Family, as well as the administrative offices of the Royal Court of Sweden is located there. The palace is also used for representative purposes by the king in performing his duties as the head of state. The private residence of the royal family is located at Drottningholm Palace.

The Palace and Stockholm Old TownThe palace was built to replace the old palace which burned to the ground following a fire on May 7, 1697 after a design by Palace Architect Nicodemus Tessin. The palace is located on Stadsholmen, literally Island of the City, in the Stockholm old town right next to the Riksdag building on Helgeandsholmen.

Phone: +46 8 402 60 00
Website: http://www.royalcourt.se/

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