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Borgholm Castle

Swedish: Borgholms slott

Visit to the tourist attraction of Sweden - Borgholm Castle: in the late 1100s built a mighty tower as a defense castellum, which soon was surrounded by a wall and the stronghold was built in the 1200s.

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The stronghold was built in the latter part of the 13th century and should have been completed in 1281. The King John III was ordered the reconstruction of Borgholm into a renaissance castle. After Kalmar War in 1613, it was damaged. From 1651 the rebuilding of the castle Nicodemus Tessin the Elder was the architect engaged. Charles X Gustav was the king who ordered this. The castle was to be turned into a baroque palace. On 14 October 1806, the castle was turned into a ruin by a fire.

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Opening hours: -

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Admission fees

  • Adults: 95 SEK
  • Children 12-17 years: 60 SEK
  • Children under 12 years: free

Group Guided Tours

Weekdays: 400 SEK plus Admission fees.

Evening, Saturday, Sunday, holiday: 500 SEK plus Admission fees.

Address & Geo coordinates

Latitude: 56.87054

Longitude: 16.64346

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