Drottningholm Palace, Drottningholm

#3 of 418 in Historic Sites in Sweden
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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  • A visit to the palace is not worth the ticket price (140 SEK). A few slightly shabby-looking rooms accompanied by meagre explanations of what is on display. It could be done better for the potential.....  more »
  • If you’re into palaces you should definitely go - it’s beautiful and the corners cut here and there due to lack of resources compared to Versailles etc is a feature not a bug at this point. However...  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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