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Ulriksdal Palace

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Royal Palace of Ulriksdal is located in Solna 6 km north of Stockholm.

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A: Ulriksdals slott, stockholm (A Royal Palace)

by Mahmood Hamidi, 20 meters away

Ulriksdal Palace is situated on the banks of Edviken Lake in the National City Park in Stockholm. The...

Ulriksdals slott, stockholm (A Royal Palace)

B: Ulriksdal Palace

by Lennart Mollerstrom, 50 meters away

Royal Palace of Ulriksdal is located in Solna 6 km north of Stockholm. Wikipedia

Ulriksdal Palace

C: Ulriksdal Palace Park, Orangery (green house)

by Mahmood Hamidi, 60 meters away

Centrally located in the Ulriksdal Palace grounds beside the palace itself lies the greenhouse - nowa...

Ulriksdal Palace Park, Orangery (green house)

D: Ulriksdals slott, Park bridge

by Mahmood Hamidi, 140 meters away

Ulriksdal Palace is situated on the banks of Edviken Lake in the National City Park in Stockholm. The...

Ulriksdals slott, Park bridge

E: Ulriksdal Palace

by Lennart Mollerstrom, 140 meters away

Royal Palace of Ulriksdal is located in Solna 6 km north of Stockholm. Wikipedia

Ulriksdal Palace

F: Ulriksdal Palace, Stockholm, Sweden

by Mahmood Hamidi, 140 meters away

Ulriksdal Palace was built in the 1600s on the banks of Edviken Lake and visitors to the palace witne...

Ulriksdal Palace, Stockholm, Sweden

G: Ulriksdal Palace

by Lennart Mollerstrom, 160 meters away

Royal Palace of Ulriksdal is located in Solna 6 km north of Stockholm. Wikipedia

Ulriksdal Palace

H: Ulriksdal Palace, Lake Side

by Mahmood Hamidi, 210 meters away

Ulriksdal Palace was built in the 1600s on the banks of Edviken Lake and visitors to the palace witne...

Ulriksdal Palace, Lake Side

I: Ulriksdal Palace

by Lennart Mollerstrom, 230 meters away

Royal Palace of Ulriksdal is located in Solna 6 km north of Stockholm. Wikipedia

Ulriksdal Palace

J: Ulriksdal Palace Park, by the Jetty

by Mahmood Hamidi, 240 meters away

Ulriksdal Palace was built in the 1600s on the banks of Edviken Lake and visitors to the palace witne...

Ulriksdal Palace Park, by the Jetty

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