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Riddarholmen Church, Stockholm

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Home to the burial ground of the Swedish monarchs, Riddarholmen Church represents one of the oldest buildings in the capital city and is used to this day for commemorative burials (although the congregation dissolved in 1807). The church was originally built in the 13th century as a monastery, but was closed and transformed into a Protestant church following the Protestant Reformation. Of particular interest are the coats of arms of passed knights of The Order of Seraphim that hang from the church walls. Arrange to visit Riddarholmen Church and other attractions in Stockholm using our Stockholm online trip itinerary planner.
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  • perhaps the most known classic beautiful swedish church. Nice area, easy access and a break to take photos. 
    perhaps the most known classic beautiful swedish church. Nice area, easy access and a break to take photos.  more »
  • The Riddarholm Church holds the remains of a few Swedish nobles, but before noticing the tombs, many shields that represent the royal family will catch your eyes. From the inside the church is rather....  more
    The Riddarholm Church holds the remains of a few Swedish nobles, but before noticing the tombs, many shields that represent the royal family will catch your eyes. From the inside the church is rather....  more »
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  • One of the oldest buildings in Stockholm/Old Town. Previously a convent turned church and now it is the final resting place of generations of Royals. Interesting to visit. Scarce opening-hours so check in advance if it is open for visitors. Not free of admissions but worth the price (60 kr/adult and 30kr/child).
  • Old church with old royal graves, worth a visit for those interested in history but otherwise nothing too exciting

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