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Lovö Travel guide
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The magnificent royal residence of Drottningholm (late 17C to early 18C), consisting of a palace, theatre, gardens and Chinese pavilion, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The palace is located on the island of Lovön on Lake Mälar. Arriving by boat (an hour-long crossing from Stockholm) gives you a beautiful view of the main façade and entrance. The Swedish royal family has lived in the south wing since 1981.
Tourist attractions Lovö : Things to see and do
In 1681, Tessin the Younger began laying out Baroque gardens bordered by lime trees. Lawns bordered by box hedges have replaced the parterre next to the palace. The bronze pieces in the garden, including the Hercules Fountain by Adrian de Vries, are ..
With its exotic silhouette, the Chinese Pavilion is a Swedish version of the Grand Trianon (a Palace of Versailles), which replaced a building erected in 1753 for Queen Louisa Ulrique. Carl Fredrik Adelcrantz designed this Chinese fantasy work betwee..