Built in the 16th Century, Drottningholm Palace serves as the private home of the Swedish royal family. Doubling as a popular tourist attraction, the palace treats visitors to an important lesson about history and architecture. A summer holiday home in the 18th century, the structure is now the royal family's primary residence and the best-preserved palace in the country. Optimize your visit by taking a guided tour through the varied sections, including a Baroque garden, theater, and Chinese pavilion. Take a look at our Stockholm route planner to schedule your visit to Drottningholm Palace and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Drottningholm Palace Reviews
I took a boat to get there, booked it through one of the boat companies. It was a scenic and leisurely way to get there (took about 50 minutes, and there are a couple of brief stops as the boat picks ... more »
It's fun to know you're in the King's Palace and the royal family could be only 20 feet away! Of course the tour does not include the family wing of the palace but you get to walk through lots of othe... more »
Incredibly beautiful french inspired building outside the city. The park is so nice for a long relaxing walk. There is also a Chinese pagoda: nothing special but good to walk around. The place is like 20 minutes from the center by public transport, highly recommended a visit to escape the city kind of atmosphere.
I wasn't particularly impressed by the palace. The exterior is quite nice but the interior was all done at once and is a bit second-rate. The Chinese Pavilion was well worth going to see, for the Chinese mirror paintings mainly. The Theatre was also worth it and there was a good guide. It's a nice trip to do on the boat.
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