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Riddarhuset

10 Riddarhustorget, Stockholm, Sweden
+46 8 723 39 90
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Beautiful Exterior; Fascinating Great Hall

I thought this House of Nobility was one of Stockholm's most beautiful buildings with its stunning... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Rumples
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Tucson, Arizona
Historic House of the Swedish Nobility

Open to the public for just an hour in the middle of the day, it is well worth timing your visit to... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Vinny227
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Orlando, Florida
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10 Riddarhustorget, Stockholm, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

I thought this House of Nobility was one of Stockholm's most beautiful buildings with its stunning Dutch Baroque style when I was introduced to the exterior during a free walking tour of the city. As soon as I learned that it opens to the public...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Open to the public for just an hour in the middle of the day, it is well worth timing your visit to see the inside of this beautiful building. Swedish nobility still use this building for private functions. You can see hundreds of coats of...More

Thank Vinny227
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This was one of my favourite buildings in Stockholm, despite its location at a fairly busy intersection. It was very late afternoon when I visited in Jan and so it didn't seem possible to actually go inside. But it still looked most impressive from the...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is where you can find all the Swedish marks for Swedish lords, earls and other upperclass families. But it is indeed beautiful inside and out !

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I strongly recommend booking a guided tour at Riddarhuset. The guide, Oscar Langenskiöld, was not only impressively knowledgeable, he also demonstrated a great ability to impart his knowledge in an engaging and reflective manner. The tour gave me insight into a «hidden» part of Swedish...More

Thank Happy_Globetrot
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I simply loved this building, not only for the architecture but for the feeling that gives you when around it. I didn't only take a picture just like most people. I went to the back and took a break from walking around in the back...More

3  Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Located between the Royal Palace and the Riddarholmen Church is the Riddarhuset Swedish for the House of Knights. This institution serves to maintain records on the Swedish nobility. It was planned and built in the late 17th Century and is one of the most elegant...More

Thank DohaInternational
Reviewed 2 August 2016

You would think to see something like this in St. Petersburg, Russia. Likely built by a Czar to appease their ego this building is so imposing, but no, it's a government building really and so it's for the people. I didn't go inside due to...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 30 July 2016

A must see, you can't miss it on the edge of Gamla Stan towards the Riddarholm island. Beautiful architecture, stately, well maintained and restored. Worth at least a walk by.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 25 July 2016

There might be an impression, given Sweden’s modern liberal, secular democracy, that monarchy and nobility would be an anachronism but in fact there is strong public support for contemporary Swedish Royalty. This grand building, established in the mid 1600s, portrays superbly the history and activities...More

1  Thank permia
Nearby
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home
to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central
island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small
island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit
touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting:
take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and
through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest)
...More
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