The Royal Palace of Stockholm - Sweden

 The Royal Palace of Stockholm

royal palace of stockholm overview

Stockholm Royal Palace – also known as the Stockholms slott or Kungliga slottet – is the official center for the Swedish monarchy. The Royal Palace was rebuilted in 1754, after the previous palace burned down in 1697. The construction of the new palace lasted for 57 years, from 1697 to 1754 and was the largest single construction project in Europe during this time.
The palace has been built on top of the foundations of a previous medieval castle – Tre Kronor, dating back to the mid 13th century. The remnants of the old castle can be seen in the Tre Kronor Palace Museum

The building is a magnificent baroque palace in seven floors containing over 600 rooms and halls. The Stockholm Royal Palace is the biggest palace in the world still used by a head of state – King Carl XVI Gustav.Also this palace is different than the private residence of the royal family, Drottinghom Palace.

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