Photo courtesy of The Royal Court
While the enormous Royal Palace in Stockholm’s Old Town is the King’s official residence, the family live outside the center at Drottningholm. And this being Sweden, everyone is allowed to stop by. You can visit the interior, excluding the Royal Family’s private wing, and then roam around the extensive grounds. The estate is also famed for its theatre, which still uses the original stage equipment from the 18th century. UNESCO lists Drottningholm as a World Heritage Site: “With its palace, perfectly preserved theatre (built in 1766), Chinese pavilion and gardens, it is the finest example of an 18th-century northern European royal residence inspired by the Palace of Versailles.”
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