Royal Palace in Stockholm
The Palace and the Old town on Stadsholmen.
The Royal Palace in Stockholm, also known as the Stockholm Palace, is the official residence of the Swedish monarch. The personal offices of the king and the other members of the royal family, as well as the administrative offices of the Royal Court of Sweden is located there. The Palace also used for representative purposes by the king in performing his duties as the head of state. The the private residence of the royal family is located at Drottningholm Castle.
The Palace was built to replace the old castle with burned to the ground following a fire on May 7, 1697 after a design by Palace Architect Nicodemus Tessin. The Palace is located in on Stadsholmen, literally the City islet, in the Old town of Stockholm right next to the Riksdag building on Helgeandsholmen.
See also: Royal Palaces in Sweden