Royal Domain of Drottningholm (1991)

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The Royal Domain of Drottningholm stands on an island in Lake Mälar in a suburb of Stockholm. With its castle, perfectly preserved theatre (built in 1766), Chinese pavilion and gardens, it is the finest example of an 18th-century north European royal residence inspired by the Palace of Versailles. 

Sweden 1991. World Cultural Heritage. Drottningholm Castle.  

One of the most beautiful stamps from the interior of Drottningholm Castle is the below painting, issued on a souvenir sheet in 2000, and engraved by the famous engraver Czeslaw Slania.

Sweden 2000. World Cultural Heritage. Interior from Drottningholm Castle, Stockholm.


Other World Heritage Sites in Sweden (on this website). Please refer to the UNESCO-listing, Sweden section, for further information about the individual properties. 

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