Kungliga begravningsplatsen

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The gates to the cemetery in Haga Park in Stockholm
The grave of Prince Gustav Adolf and Princess Sibylla, Duke and Duchess of Västerbotten and the parents of the present King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

Kungliga begravningsplatsen, known in English as the Royal Cemetery, was first used in 1922 and has been the only official burial place of the Swedish Royal Family since 1950, succeeding Riddarholm Church as such. It is located on the small island of Karlsborg in the bay of Brunnsviken; the whole cemetery is a part of the popular Haga Park in Solna, Sweden.

Burials[edit]

Members of the Swedish Royal Family of Bernadotte buried at the cemetery are:

Members of the Bernadotte dynasty not buried in the cemetery after 1920 are:

Public access[edit]

The island and the public areas of Haga Park are part of Solna's and Stockholm's protected Royal National City Park area. That large park itself is public, open year-round for visitors at no charge; the cemetery is open for visitors May–August (Thursdays 1 P.M. to 3 P.M.).[1]

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Coordinates: 59°21′22″N 18°02′46″E / 59.356°N 18.046°E / 59.356; 18.046