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Drottningholm Palace, royal gardens

Drottningholm Palace, royal gardens

The 17th century Drottningholm Palace is located an hour's ferry ride from Stockholm, on Lake Mälaren, and this time our cruise was delightful, with the sun shining and a mostly blue sky. The palace, together with its theater, park and Chinese pavilion, has been inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list. The interior was lavish, but no photos were permitted, unfortunately. The royal family lives in apartments in a wing of the palace that is not open to the public.

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René Gysi30-Jan-2014 23:29
A wonderful and truly royal entrance. Magnificent perspective and depth. V
J S Quesada08-Sep-2012 00:18
Fabulous capture of this magnificent gate and perspective. BV
John Reynolds07-Sep-2012 19:54
Great framing and perspective. V.
Stephanie07-Sep-2012 19:34
Fabulous symmetry! BV :)
Martin Lamoon07-Sep-2012 19:23
How wonderful. Love this shot with the gate in the foreground. V
Walter O. Koenig07-Sep-2012 18:42
Great shot with this lighting, exposure and riveting perspective. Great details on the ornate gate and nice with the people in the distance. "V"
Tom LeRoy07-Sep-2012 18:30
A wonderful frame, the golden decor really stands out against this blue sky. Excellent shot, Helen. V
Peter Sussex07-Sep-2012 18:05
Magnificent perspective with a royal entrance. So much detail to discover on the ornaments and like the human presence as well. My compliments! V
joseantonio07-Sep-2012 18:03
Love the view framed by this lovely door...v.
fotabug07-Sep-2012 17:57
This is fabulous! Wonderful composition! V