It was a benefit visiting this astounding Stockholm Palace, in August 2016. A grandeur layout of an Italian elaborate style, that fills in as the official living arrangement of the Swedish ruler. But, an ace mix of Royalty and administration that is open year round. King Gustavus Adolphus made arrangements for another royal residence toward the start of the seventeenth century. Thereafter modeller Nicodemus Tessin planned and built the Royal Palace. Additionally, the Palace parades a stunning State condo that faces the city. Besides, the visit will drive you inside the Hall of State, the Royal Chapel, the Regalia of Sweden and the ‘Tre-Kronor’ Museum, some are situated in the basement vaults of the previous palace.
Experience the 18th and 19th-century era at the Reception of Stockholm Palace
The Swedish slot is situated in “Stadsholmen” as far back as the thirteenth century. Correspondingly, an indistinguishable time from TreKronor manor was constructed. The Royal Stockholm Palace was raised in a similar place after Tre-Kronor Castle was demolished ablaze around 1697. The foremost rooms to visit are the Hall of State and the Hall of the requests for Chivalry. You can’t miss the Hall of State, which accommodates Queen Kristina’s silver throne. Also observe the arsenal, regal outfits, crowning celebration carriages and mentors from the Royal Stable. 15 minutes into the Palace, and you can start to feel Royalty under your skin.
King Performs his Duty in the Palace
The King plays out his obligation in the Palace, as the leader of the state. Needless to state, the greatness of such places ought to be experienced in person! Here I was getting the respect to walk miles on the original red carpet and directly into the lap of the Royal Court. Stathallarambetet is the workplace of the Governor of the Royal Palaces who deals with the royal right of disposition. Nonetheless, the Palace is experiencing a comprehensive redesign ever since 2011. This regarded remodel is evaluated at $77 million dollars in next 22 years.
Not to mention, the opulent Palace accommodates 1,440 rooms; 660 with windows. Also, there are State Apartments, Guest Apartments, Bernadotte Apartments and the exclusive apartments for the Royal families. The ‘Bernadotte’ Library, contains the entire royal book collection with a count of 100,000 books. That makes it fun, rare and worth having a look.
Stroll around the vast courtyards and take pictures with the old cannons
Most tourists stroll around the vast courtyards and take pictures with the old cannons. Then they visit the State Room and the Royal Chapel. I found ‘change of the guard’ ceremony, to be the fascinating part of this tour. The Royal Guards have been guarding the palace and the Royal Family since 1523. The ceremony is a tribute to loyalty, security and respect. As a matter of fact, over 400,000 people visit this 13th century medieval Palace annually. Your ticket for the Palace entitles you to visit the Royal Chamber, the 3 Kronor Treasury and the Antiquities Museum.
An adult entry will cost you 180 Swedish Krona, which is equivalent to INR 1400. In addition, you can opt for a guided tour for an extra 20 SEK. Purchase the ticket from the office in the Royal Palace. You can easily spend half a day here, so plan your time accordingly.