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The Royal Stable

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Address: 1 Vaepnargatan, Stockholm 114 51, Sweden
Phone Number:
4684026105
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Sun 14:00 - 15:00
Fri 14:00 - 15:00
Sat 13:00 - 15:00
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For more than a century, the Royal Stables have been located at Väpnargatan...

For more than a century, the Royal Stables have been located at Väpnargatan 1 in the centre of Stockholm. The main duty of the Royal Stables is planning and providing transport for the Royal Family, both by car and horse-drawn carriages. Horses and carriages are used for cermonial and official occations such as incoming state visits, State Opening of Parliament, formal audiences at which the King receives new ambassadors, and municipal visits. The Royal Stables trace their roots back to the time of King Gustav Vasa, making them a significant part of our cultural heritage in terms of classic art of riding and driving. The Royal Stables are also responsible for administering, developing and showing this heritage to the public. Visitors are welcome all year round for guided tours.

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More to see than just horses... Great tour. Also not far from the royal palace. About 15 min walking ...also. Not crowds of tourists. With so much to see in Sweden this is a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

More to see than just horses... Great tour. Also not far from the royal palace. About 15 min walking ...also. Not crowds of tourists. With so much to see in Sweden this is a must ...also. Relaxing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

I love horses and this opportunity presented itself after we had toured three days in Stockholm. An English tour started at 1:00 and we were two of 10 people in attendance. We saw the bridle areas, horse stalls and the royal carriages and old car. There was an outside waiting area where you could see horses walking around and enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

The Royal Mews is impossible to recognize when you are walking by. It is a huge multistoried brick building behind the National Theatre in the middle of downtown. The tour takes you right into the stables where you get to meet the King's carriage horses and see their trappings, the carriages and a few of the royal cars. Fascinating and... More 

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Ostermalm
With its high-end shopping facilities and Michelin-starred restaurants, Östermalm is definitely the poshest part of central Stockholm. Here you will find Stockholm’s most majestic residential buildings, a beautiful market hall from 1888 displaying gourmet foods from around the world and the Swedish Royal Dramatic Theatre with its awe-inspiring architecture. At night, legendary nightclubs make the perfect location to observe the natives (and those aspiring to become natives of this exclusive neighborhood) in their natural habitat and to enjoy the latest produce of the Swedish house music scene.
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