Rosendal Palace is a Swedish palace pavilion located on Djurgården, an island in central Stockholm. It was built between 1823 and 1827 for King Karl XIV Johan, the first Bernadotte King of Sweden. It was intended as an escape from the formalities of court life at the Royal Palace.
Rosendal Palace was largely designed by Fredrik Blom, one of the leading architects of the time, who received a royal commission to draw and build the palace building after the original buildings burned down. Fredrik August Lidströmer, Stockholm's City Architect from 1818 to 1824, had been King Karl XIV Johan's primary architect at the construction of the original Rosendal Palace. After it burned down in 1819, Lidströmer also created the initial drawings for the replacement palace.
In conjunction with guided tours:
Jun 1 - Aug 31:
Tue - Sun: noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Sat, Sun: noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm
Adults: SEK 100
Children (7 – 17), Students: SEK 50
Children (under 7): free