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Royal Palace

111 30 | Riddarholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
+46 8 402 60 00
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The changing of the guard ceremony has been a daily tradition since 1523.
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111 30 | Riddarholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
+46 8 402 60 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited 7/17, as beautiful and Royal as many other palaces we visited. 600 rooms, but they could only provide one restroom outside for all visitors, a long line of men and women stretching outside looking miserable.They all paid to visit and this is the service...More

Thank Ramana A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The entrance fee is higher when we arrived today. Anyway, it is still reasonable to visit a palace. The staffs at the ticket office are helpful. The palace is not as grand as the ones in austria or france though.

Thank cpcog
Reviewed 2 days ago

The only obvious sign of extra security were the Jersey barriers. No bag checks. no metal detectors. You can take photos with no flash The Bernadotte gallery is excellent

Thank MarleneK
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have not visited the palace in quite some time and was pleased to see that basically the whole thing was open for touring. I have been stonewalled numerous times in the past by visiting dignataries, construction, etc. So, i was thrilled to be able...More

Thank Panther5150
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This ceremony takes place every day at midday and attracts huge crowds. It is well worth seeing as is the interior of the palace with plush furnishings and artworks.

Thank herindorrs
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So this is a typical tour of a palace. The best thing is the changing of the guard outside. DO NOT MISS THAT! It's at 12:15 during the week. It's an informative tour that walks you through the royal palace. Go see it, it's the...More

Thank JhibbnJuno
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Royal Palace Stockholm, like other palaces in Europe, is a beautiful big palace with many treasuries, jewellery, crowns, crystal chandeliers. Make the most by checking their guided tour in advance. Otherwise a nice pitstop at the Royal Courtyard for nice cake & drink and...More

Thank Silvia L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice place for a visit because ticked includes several sites and it can be used for two days. Therefore it is a relaxed walk through the chambers and treasury

Thank Fizikohemicar
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is supposedly the largest Palace in Europe. There was a lot of renovation work going on. It was a lot of fun to wander around. The changing of the guard was fun. Especially when the band burst out into Mama Mia. There is a...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 6 days ago

The palace is located in Gamla Stan - the Old Town. The interior is interesting and if you don't want to pay the admission price you can simply watch the changing of the guard that takes place around noon.

Thank Doctor G
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home
to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central
island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small
island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit
touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting:
take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and
through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest)
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19 March 2017|
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Response from Mazmannan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a charge. I went as part of a group - and so the price I paid would not necessarily be the same as the going rate. I think you should budget to spend at least USD30 per person for entry to both these places.
19 March 2017|
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Response from Maari100 | Reviewed this property |
It is around 18 USD depending the exchange rate
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Response from jinjoohwang | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately you have to pay. But once you buy you have four days to look at other museum as well.