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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 a fight during the Battle of Norway, this Fortress near the capital of Norway destroyed the German battleship Bluecher.|
Famous for sinking of German battleship "Blücher" in the early hours of WWII in Norway. It took the Germans over 12 hours to overtake the small castle, set in the narrow inlet to Oslo, the capital of Norway. Meanwhile, the Royal family and the Goverment of Norway g...
|Famous Hotel next to the Royal Palace||11/08/2005||292|
|The Royal Palace, home of the Sovereign Prince of Monaco, the constitutional monarch of the principality. The palace is situated on a high promontory in the old town of Monaco-Ville.||10/22/2005||1,448|
|Sofiero Palace in Helsingborg Municipality, Scania, was one of the Swedish royal family's country mansions, located 5 km north of Helsingborg. It was originally a Scanian farm called Skabelycke, bought in 1864 by Crown Prince Oscar of Sweden and his wife Sophia of Nassau. The first one-story palace was completed in 1865. It was expanded to its current size between 1874 and 1876, after crown pri...||06/18/2010||445|
|In this picture you can see the Royal Palace in Laken Brussels beautifully situated in the Royal Parc.||09/18/2005||670|
|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||1,068|
|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||412|
|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||596|
|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||539|