Stockholm Palace also known as the Royal Palace is the official residence of the Swedish monarchy located in the Gamla Stan area of the Swedish capital city, Stockholm. Construction of the castle started in the 17th century and was finally completed in 1760 and has been renovated multiple times since. The castle has 1,430 rooms and doubles up as offices for important Swedish figures as well as the home of the King and Queen when they’re carrying out the head of state duties.
The palace is situated in the Gamla Stan area of Stockholm. By train, get off at ‘Gamla Stan’ station stop and walk 5 minutes through the Old Town to the palace. You can also get Buses to Slottsbacken or Riddarhustorget which are a 5-minute walk (via street Storkyrkobrinken).
Opening Times and Admission
Visitors to the palace can enter the palace and go on a short tour, the tour is restricted to certain areas due to security reasons. Access comes at a cost of 160SEK for adults and 80SEK for children. It is open daily from 10am-5pm.