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Skokloster Castle

| Next to Lake Mälaren, Skokloster 746 96, Sweden
+46 8 402 30 60
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Beautiful

A beautiful castle, the interiors are preserved, and the landscape around is practically untouched... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tracy R
Lovely castle

It is a lovely castle, and quite close from the airport, so quite handy, if you have some time to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
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A magnificent day out!Visit one of the world’s finest Baroque castles, located in beautiful surroundings on the shore of Mälaren. Skokloster castle was built during Sweden’s period as a Great Power in the 17th century, and is the biggest private house ever built in Sweden. Visit the Wrangel state apartment on your own or take a guided tour through beautiful rooms and halls that are filled with original furnishings from different centuries. They have magnificent arts and crafts, thrilling paintings and the castle also has also a large armoury.In the summer you can take boats to Skokloster Castle from Uppsala and Sigtuna. ADMISSION Adult SEK 70 GUIDED TOUR supplement of SEK 40. Admission free for persons aged up to 18.
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| Next to Lake Mälaren, Skokloster 746 96, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful castle, the interiors are preserved, and the landscape around is practically untouched. Quite a big and interesting collection of weapons. There is a small car museum nearby.

Thank Tracy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a lovely castle, and quite close from the airport, so quite handy, if you have some time to kill before going to Arlanda. It also has a restaurant.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I adore this place. Exterior is beautiful with a peaceful surrounding. Interior is fantastic with many original furniture and paintings. I strongly recommend to those who have an interest especially in baroque style

Thank SUNA D
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The castle is well worth a visit. Inside are several rooms richly furnished and a collection of paintings and antiques. Outside, the scenery is pleasant, with the lake as a backdrop.

Thank Aress85
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

They have English audio tour. There was also a nice lunch in site. The castle is beautiful and is a must see.

Thank CiCi Z
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Day trip from Stockholm. Very interesting history with part of the castle remaining incomplete. Rooms filled with antiquities and lavish paintings.

Thank Bradley_Cooper_1985
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I checked the website, there was no info on the renovation mid September. The castle was close for public and it had scaffolding on the main elevation. Therefore i can not comment on interior and the exterior is nice but nothing to mark you. Not...More

3  Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This castle is a great half-day trip from Uppsala/Stockholm. It overlooks the lake and has a very unique castle yard.

Thank Tobias U
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We visited the castle and of July. There were scaffolds covering large parts of the walls and the inner court yard. Also inside, works were in progress. We didn't have to pay an entrance fee and could visit a part of the castle. But there...More

1  Thank Carlavd
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This area is full of castles but this one is the most amazing. A tour may be helpful, but wandering through it on your own is a pleasure too. Pick up a guide in your language for more details. The treasures within are amazing and...More

Thank MB M
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Would like to do Skokloster and town of Sigtuna on the same day. How did you do it? Boat only makes quick stop at Sigtuna before going to/from castle (then on to Stockholm) but would like to see the town for a couple of hours. Advice? Thanks.
10 April 2015|
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Response from Pierre W |
Hi, you should rent a car it s about 30 min from sigtuna to the castle. Agree the boat schedule is too short..
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