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Drottningholm Palace & The Chinese Pavilion - Private Chauffeur Tour
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Drottningholm Palace & The Chinese Pavilion - Private Chauffeur Tour

The Royal Domain of Drottningholm became the first Swedish listing on the UNESCO World Heritage List (1991). The Domain includes several buildings that together forms an exceptionally well-preserved environment of gardens and buildings with original interior furnishings from the 17th and 18th centuries.

The listing includes Drottningholm Palace, the Palace Theatre, the palace chapel, the Chinese Pavilion, Canton Village, part of Malmen and different types of gardens.

The palace has through the years mainly been used for pleasure and summer recreation but today it is their Majesties the King and Queen's permanent home residence.

So if you want to see how the Swedish Royal Families have lived during more than 350 years, see the finest example of an 18th-century northern European royal residence - you should definitely book this trip today!

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Drottningholm Palace, Drottningholm 178 02 Sweden

We will walk through the most well known rooms, chambers, cabinets and staircases at Drottningholm Palace.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Chinese Pavilion, 178 93 Drottningholm, Sweden

A visit to the gracious Chinese Pavilion is a must if you go to Drottningholm World Heritage Site. It appears like a fairy palace in the woods and it is decorated according to how Europeans dreamed about how it was to live the the far-away China. You will among other things see Chinese-inspired Swedish Rococo furniture, imported Chinese porcelain, silk wallpapers and exclusive works of art. The Pavilion consist in total of 15 different rooms, all with Chinese decorations and lots of works of art. We will also see a handful other buildings in the surroundings like the Confidence which was used as a private dining room. There will be audioguides available.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Drottningholm Palace, Drottningholm 178 02 Sweden

The Drottningholm Palace gardens are among the finest in Sweden and during your walk in the gardens you will see The Baroque Garden that was created in the 1600s upon the initiative of Queen Hedvig Eleonora, The Rococo Gardens that surrounds the Chinese Pavilion that was made in the 1700s and The English Garden that Fredrik Magnus Piper was commissioned in 1780 to create with ponds, canals, islets and beautiful bridges, expansive lawns, tree-lined avenues and tree groves.

Duration: 1 hour

Duration:3 to 4 hours
Commences in:Stockholm, Sweden

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