Royal Chapel (Sweden)

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Royal Chapel
Slottskyrkan
Slottskyrkan 800p 2011c.jpg
Entrance of the Royal Chapel in March 2011, as seen from the altar
LocationStockholm
CountrySweden
DenominationChurch of Sweden
Administration
DioceseStockholm
ParishRoyal Court

The Royal Chapel (Swedish: Slottskyrkan) is a church inside Stockholm Palace.[1] It was opened in 1754.[2]

The royal palace chapels (including the Royal Chapel of Stockholm Palace, the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace, and Riddarholmen Church) are all part of the national Church of Sweden, although their management is in the hands of the Office of the Marshal of the Realm, as part of the Royal Estate.

Royal weddings[edit]

Recent royal weddings have taken place in the chapel include:

Baptism[edit]

Royal baptisms are often held in the royal chapel. The recent ones include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Royal Chapel". The Royal Palaces. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Orgeln, Slottskyrkan" (in Swedish). Stockholm Palace. Retrieved 11 July 2014.

External links[edit]

Media related to Slottskyrkan at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 59°19′35″N 18°04′22″E / 59.3265°N 18.0727°E / 59.3265; 18.0727