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|Kungliga Slottet - The Royal Palace |
1697-1704 Nicodemus Tessin the younger. 1754 completion under C Hårleman and others.
When the old Tre Kronor Palace burned down in 1697, Tessin the younger immediatly started the new construction. Horizontal lines are characteristic of the new palace, which was completed in 1754. The Palace building was of particular signifiance to artistic de...
|The Royal Palace in Bucharest is a 5 floors neoclassic building. It was built between 1927 and 1937 and it served as a royal residence only until 1948, when the monarchy was abolished under the Soviet pressure.|
The Royal Palace was turned into the Romanian National Art Museum and it hosts two major galleries: the Romanian Art Gallery and the European Art Gallery.
|In this picture you can see the Royal Palace in Laken Brussels beautifully situated in the Royal Parc.||09/18/2005||688|
|Christiansborg Palace on Slotsholmen in Copenhagen was built for the country's three supreme powers: the royal power, the legislative power, and the judicial power. The Christiansborg Palace is the only building in the world to have all three supreme powers in one.|
The premises of the Royal Family, mainly The Royal Reception Rooms, make up only a small part of the palace complex....
|Founded as a monastery in 1128, the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh is The Queen's official residence in Scotland. Situated at the end of the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is closely associated with Scotland's turbulent past, including Mary, Queen of Scots, who lived here between 1561 and 1567. Successive kings and queens have made the Palace of Holyroodhouse the premier royal re...||01/01/2007||1,084|
|The Drottningholm Palace is the private residence of the Swedish royal family. It is located in Drottningholm. It is built on the island Lovön (in Ekerö Municipality of Stockholm County), and is one of Sweden's Royal Palaces. It was originally built in the late 16th century. It served as a residence of the Swedish royal court for most of the 18th century. Apart from being the private residence ...||06/16/2010||493|
|The Royal Palace is situated on the southern part of Castle Hill. The medieval palace that stood here was destroyed during the battles against Turkish invaders, leaving only the fortified walls as a memento. The site was then filled in to lay the foundations of the new grandiose Baroque palace started by Maria-Theresa and expanded on Hungarian initiative in the 19th century. The Palace itself w...||08/08/2005||613|
|Kabul, 12 April (AKI) - Afghan officials have given their backing to plans to turn the bombed-out former royal palace in the west of the capital Kabul, into the country's new parliament. Perched on a hilltop, the Darulaman Palace - a war-damaged shell currently used by NATO snipers - is viewed as a symbol of Kabul's destruction during the civil war which ravaged the country for more than two de...||08/03/2005||558|
|Rosersberg Palace (Swedish: Rosersbergs slott) is one of the Royal Palaces of Sweden. Situated on the shores of Lake Mälaren, on the outskirts of Stockholm, it was built in the 1630s by the Oxenstierna family and became a royal palace in 1762, when the state gave it to Duke Karl (later Karl XIII) the younger brother of Gustav III of Sweden.|
|This palace is one of the dozens of royal palaces in Spain. His Majesty the King Don Juan Carlos I of Spain doesn´t usually live there but this palace was very visitted by the Spanish kings in the XIX century. It is located in Santander (North of Spain). Although it isn´t as big as other royal palaces in Spain, it is very beautiful and it is circundated by a lovely environment of trees, grass a...||10/07/2005||553|
|Strömsholm Palace, sometimes called Strömsholm Castle (Swedish: Strömsholms slott), is a Swedish royal palace. The baroque palace is built on the site of a fortress from the 1550s, located on an island in the Kolbäcksån river at the west end of Lake Mälaren. The palace has interiors from the 1700s and an important collection of Swedish paintings.|
|Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda located at Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The palace was constructed after King Norodom relocated the royal capital from Oudong to Phnom Penh in the mid-19th century. Constructed to serve as the residence of the King of Cambodia, his family and foreign dignitaries, as a venue for the performance of court ceremony and ritual and as a symbol of the Kingdom. It serves to this...||05/28/2011||447|