Riddarholm Church

Local nameRiddarholmskyrkan
LocationStockholm, Sweden

This is the final resting place of the members of the Swedish royal family - not only all the Swedish kings and queens from the early 17th century until the 1950s (except for one), but also the king Magnus III, who lived in the 13th century.

The church is located on a small islet in the very center of Stockholm. Its foundations date to the 13th century, which makes it the last medieval abbey still standing in Stockholm today. If you take a peek inside, you can see the coats of arms of the knights of the Swedish Order of Seraphim adorning the walls. When an order member dies, the church rings its bells for an entire hour.

During these ceremonial ringings, the church's premises can be visited even outside the regular opening hours. You can also enter the church outside the hours if you attend one of the concerts frequently taking place here.

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Opening hours

May - Sep: daily 10 am - 5 pm
Sep - Oct: Sat - Sun: 10 am - 4 pm
Dec - Apr: closed

Guided tours (1 May–30 September): 13:30 am (Swedish), 14:30 am (English)

Admission

Church:
Adults: 50 SEK
Children (7 - 17), students: 25 SEK
Children (under 7): free

Church + Royal Palace*:
Adults: 180 SEK
Children (7 - 17), students: 90 SEK
Children (under 7): free

*Includes visit to the Riddarholmen Church, the Royal Apartments, the Treasury and the Tre Kronor Museum and Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities, within seven days.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riddarholm_Church

Official website https://www.royalpalaces.se/english/royal-palaces-and-sites/the-riddarholmen-church.html

Phone +4684026130

Address Kungliga Slottet, 111 30 Stockholm, Sweden

Coordinates 59°19'28.794" N 18°3'52.511" E

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