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Gripsholm Castle

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A very beautiful castle!!

We have been to many Castles, but this is one of the best!! Just amazing to walk around and see the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
FruAlice
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Hareid, Norway
Beautiful castle

This place is perfect for outdoors seekers, the area is natural and beautiful. The castle is... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Irina C
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Gripsholms Slott, Mariefred 647 31, Sweden
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All reviews day trip small town king gustav the national portrait gallery swedish history lake malaren royal palace great history train station beautiful location an amazing place to visit short walk third floor join a guided tour century theatre nearby town inner courtyard
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

We have been to many Castles, but this is one of the best!! Just amazing to walk around and see the different rooms, Furnitures and paintings!! Sooo well taken care of!! This was a very Nice surprice!!

Thank FruAlice
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This place is perfect for outdoors seekers, the area is natural and beautiful. The castle is beautiful, as if it's part of a fantastic story.

Thank Irina C
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I was recommended visiting this Slott (Castle) by a Swedish friend. Having never been before and always looking for new experiences to share with visitors off we went. Wow it was a beautiful day and the castle looked amazing from Mariefred townships across the water....More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We did not expect the beautiful grounds at the castle and the many rooms of portraits we found. The modern ones in particular are striking. The castle was easy to maneuver even without a tour though English language tours are offered. The staff were pleasant....More

Thank OneRedPhoneBox
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Swedish history lesson in abundance! GO visit. It's an amazing castle and grounds with so much history. It's the home as well to the National Portrait Gallery and have some amazing paintings.

Thank Per A
Reviewed 25 August 2018

So - a beautiful castle, big decorated guns when you enter, nice scenery, and the castle hosts the national portrait gallery of Sweden - so you get to see portraits of all the kings and nobles. but the great anecdote were the word scratched by...More

Thank Shahar L
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We travelled to and from the castle by the historic steamship SS Mariefred, making it a long but enjoyable day. Travelling this way only left us with 3 hours to visit the castle and town but we found this adequate, if a little rushed. The...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This castle was an amazing way to get out of the busy city and to relax and look at the wonderful views .It was also a very relaxed visit and unlike the others there was no need for a guide and it was very good...More

Thank Puffin2058
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Visited this place recently and loved it. The castle is set at a beautiful location by the water and after the tour you can spend a long time sitting on the grounds next to the water. The castle does not seem that big but actually...More

Thank gunjitkc
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I was heading to Oslo from Stockholm and noticed I sign from the castle. Unfortunately it was not open I had cafe from a little kiosk and walk around the place. I really recommend this stop even as a park tour!

Thank Edelfelt
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paraplanner15
1 September 2018|
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Response from Puffin2058 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yah u should be able to the people there are really nice and will help u loads
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BecFranks
15 February 2018|
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Response from OS F | Reviewed this property |
Correct. No cost to tour the gardens etc. However, the tour inside is worth the money and effort. Spectacular place, well preserved.
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Simple_Clover
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Response from Aqua_Uomo | Reviewed this property |
Most of the castles outside of the cities are closed starting September. Plan your trip carefully.
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