Drottningholm Palace, Drottningholm

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Must see · World heritage site · Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
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 Drottningholm 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 is around one hr by ferry from main city.. Its another palace .It was originally built in the late 16th century, and it served as a regular summer residence of the Swedish royal.....  more »
  • This palace is modelled against the French Chateaux. Should you have been to The Versailles, it might not be up to your expectation. Since I have not been to The Versailles, I found it worth...  more »
  • A very nice place to visit if you want to walk around by foot. In the back of the palace you'll find a beautiful garden. I visited by winter, but I'm sure is much prettier during summer time.
  • 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.

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