Royal Palace

Royal Palace, Stockholm: Hours, Address, Royal Palace Reviews: 4/5

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
The changing of the guard ceremony has been a daily tradition since 1523.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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The area
Address
Neighborhood: 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) alleys, which will make you feel like you’ve travelled back in time. This neighborhood offers a great combination of historical buildings and traditional Swedish restaurants.
How to get there
  • Kungsträdgården • 7 min walk
  • Gamla stan • 7 min walk
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4.0
5,701 reviews
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2,116
Very good
2,441
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Travel30WAW
22 contributions
Brilliant
Jul 2020
Brilliant visiting here. It took me so much longer than I thought because there is just so much to see. Highly recommend.
Written June 7, 2021
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LOUISE AND PAUL H
Sweden42 contributions
Very opulent
Aug 2020
Beautiful palace, it was huge, so many floors and rooms all very beautiful. Visitors walk along the corridors to view all the palace has to see. Opulent and worth visiting
Written December 19, 2020
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TravellerDWM
London440 contributions
Worth going inside to see the palace rooms and halls
Oct 2020
Interesting to go inside the Royal Palace and visit the rooms, impressive grand hall, throne room. The information provided in each room is not particularly interesting but is worth a visit. Unfortunately there was no changing of the guard ceremony probably because of Covid times.
Written November 19, 2020
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Mark_Dornoch
Dornoch, UK1,502 contributions
Impressive
Dec 2019
Residence of the Swedish monarchy in Gamla Stan, the island which forms part of the old city. A large building with over 1,400 rooms, not particularly decorative on the outside. Contains museums, the national library and the Royal Court. The Royal Guards have been present since 1523.
Written November 18, 2020
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Sue149
London, UK106 contributions
Huge palace with galleries, armoury and carriage collection
Oct 2020
The palace is vast: lots of historical objects and artworks, royal regalia and highly ornamented rooms. Almost overwhelming. The armouries / carriage collection are free and definitely worth the visit also.
Written October 18, 2020
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AnaA
Houston, TX133 contributions
Beautifully Preserved
Oct 2020 • Family
Tour takes you through state rooms, with stunning decor, beautifully kept. You can also see jewels, crowns and some attire from years past. You can also experience changing of the guards. Enjoyed learning about the History of Swedish Royalty.
Written October 17, 2020
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dhs9909
Bern, Switzerland341 contributions
Huge
Aug 2020
The Royal Palace is a huge building on the edge of Gamal Stan. It is very big, but not very beautiful.
Written September 14, 2020
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Katie_TravelBoost
Harbin, China46 contributions
Excellent palace - must see
Feb 2020
Absolutely fascinating. We arrived just in time for the Changing of the Guard, which was definitely worth watching, before then visiting the palace itself. Inside, you can admire many stately rooms, traditional furniture and paintings. We probably spent a couple of hours wandering around and admiring everything, and you could easily spend more.
Written September 3, 2020
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Cynicoren
Beersheba, Israel2,425 contributions
Regal experience
Sep 2019
While the royal palace of Stockholm might not be as big and decorated as the more famous palaces in Europe, it still has it's charm and worth a visit.
We took a guided tour to learn about the history of the palace and the royal palace and to see the main rooms (well, the palace has about 600 of them).
In addition to the Royal Apartments there are three small museums included: the Treasury with the regalia, the Tre Kronor Museum that portrays the palaces medieval history and Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities, and for a little extra fee, the royal Riddarholmen church.
We spent about 3-4 hours and in the palace.
Written August 25, 2020
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TandTSwitzerland
Zurich, Switzerland885 contributions
Nice palace tour
Aug 2020
Nice exhibitions, you can see some of the rooms of the palace, and some of them are nice. You get a good insight of the palace. If you go early in the morning it is not crowded which is very nice. Maybe not the most impressive palace but still worth a visit.
Written August 24, 2020
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