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Address: | Next to Lake Mälaren, Skokloster 746 96, Sweden
Phone Number: 018-14 48 00
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A magnificent day out!Visit one of the world’s finest Baroque castles,...

A magnificent day out!Visit one of the world’s finest Baroque castles, located in beautiful surroundings on the shore of Mälaren. Skokloster castle was built during Sweden’s period as a Great Power in the 17th century, and is the biggest private house ever built in Sweden. Visit the Wrangel state apartment on your own or take a guided tour through beautiful rooms and halls that are filled with original furnishings from different centuries. They have magnificent arts and crafts, thrilling paintings and the castle also has also a large armoury.In the summer you can take boats to Skokloster Castle from Uppsala and Sigtuna. ADMISSION Adult SEK 70 GUIDED TOUR supplement of SEK 40. Admission free for persons aged up to 18.

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It was a very interesting castle with plenty of rooms. We had a group tour (about 1 hour) and it felt a bit rushed like the guide just want to keep on time. I would have liked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a very interesting castle with plenty of rooms. We had a group tour (about 1 hour) and it felt a bit rushed like the guide just want to keep on time. I would have liked another hour to see more of the rooms and enjoy at my leisure.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This castle can easily be reached by boat, car, motorbike and local communication system ! Daily tours around the castle ! Good local produced handicrafts in the store. Close to good beaches and there is even a camping place near by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This castle is ok picnic spot if you have extended stay in stockholm and would like to visit in group on good sunny day in summer. Public transport will take time as you need to reach Bålsta using J35 and from there UL bus 311 to castle. Palace is under renovation and talk about swedens history. Ready to spend min... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Very nice place, very authentic and great scenery. You can walk inside the castle and see how they lived back then. The cafe is little and cosy, and the church next by is also "a must". Recommended!

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

excellent tour and scenery, we visited on our own, no tour was available on the day of our visit, but we enjoyed it very much. Much history and glimpse into the past. Beautiful grounds. Take a relaxing day and spend a couple of hours.

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Solna, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning castle from the time when Sweden was a superpower in the north. Nothing has been removed from the castle so it is an absolute treasure for visiting. Do not miss the armoury which is included in the guided tour. Superb halfdaytour.

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Göteborg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited Skokloster in June 2016. The visit takes about 2h with a guided tour and a leisurely walk on the grounds. The castle is might on the outside (although under renovation until October 2016), but it is the decorations if the inside that are worth the visit. The castle and its contents can only be passed from generation to... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We arrived on the last day that the castle was open to the public before the winter closure and managed to catch the last tour in English - just our group of 5. Wonderful castle which really gave the feeling of what it would have been like to live there hundreds of years ago. No electric lights - we were... More 

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Balsta, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The castle is great and the whole area around it is truly mesmerising. The garden, cafes and trees are delightful. We have been here many times. This place looks nice in every season. The water is close-by for taking a ferry. A dinner ferry also starts from there to go around Sigtuna up to Uppsala.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

There are several options for informative tours outside Stockholm. We visited Skokloster Castle, anhistoric castle considered to be one of the most important in Scandinavia. The castle has extensive collection of armor and guns that is well worth seeing. The castle is well preserved: many of the rooms have original furnishings and artwork. A reasonably good cafeteria style lunch was... More 

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