The Chinese Pavilion Open today 11.00-17.00

Getting here

The Chinese Pavilion is located in Drottningholm Palace Park at Lovön on Ekerö, 10 Swedisg km from Stockholm city. 

Visiting address: Drottningholm 

By public transport

Underground (T-bana) to Brommaplan, change to bus to Drottningholm.

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By car

E4 from Södertälje
Drive E4 to Stockholm. Follow route 275 to Vällingby. At Brommaplan, follow signs to Drottningholm.
When on E4, driving north, an alternative route is to follow signs to Ekerö at Hallunda. Take the car ferry to Ekerö. Follow Bryggavägen to Ekerö Centrum, turn right at route 261, the Drottningholm route.

E4 from Uppsala
Follow E4 south. Continue along route 279 until you past Kista. Turn right at route 275 to Vällingby. At Brommaplan, follow signs to Drottningholm.

E18 from Oslo
Drive E18 east to Stockholm. Follow route 275. At Brommaplan, follow signs to Drottningholm.

From Stockholm city
Follow route 275, the Drottningholm route (signs to Vällingby). At Brommaplan, follow signs to Drottningholm.

By boat

Regular boat services in summertime depart from Stadshuskajen (the City Hall Quay) to Drottningholm. For depature times and fares, call Strömma Kanalbolaget at +46-8-587 140 00.

By bicycle

Follow the bicycle path from the centre of Stockholm to Drottningholm.

Visit us

Guided tour Open today 11.00-17.00

You can walk round the Chinese Pavilion yourself, but if you want to broaden your knowledge there are audio guides available. The audio ...

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Group Visits Open today 11.00-17.00

Discover more at The Chinese Pavilion

The rooms of the palace Open today 11.00-17.00

The Chinese Pavilion was built in the middle of the 1700s, a period in European history when chinoiserie was the height of fashion. Today...

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Summer café Open today 12.00-16.00

In Drottningholm Palace Park, close to the Chinese Pavilion, you will find the Pavilion Café. The café is open during the summer months.

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Souvenirs from the Chinese Pavilion Open today 11.00-17.00

A selection of products linked to the pavilion are available for sale at the Chinese Pavilion.

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History Open today 11.00-17.00

The first pavilion, a prefabricated building, was erected here in 1753 as a birthday present to Queen Lovisa Ulrika. It was built in a Ch...

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Articles and movies

During the summer, all ten royal palaces and their museums, parks, chapels, shops and cafés will be open.

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Out on Drottningholm stands a hidden gem ornamented with dragon heads, which was originally a birthday present from King Adolf Fredrik to...

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One July evening in 1753, Queen Lovisa Ulrika was surprised with a fantastic birthday present. In the far section of Drottningholm Palace...

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Customer service

Opening hours: Open today 11.00-17.00

FAQ

  • Is it possible to take wedding photos in the palace parks?

    It is permitted to take wedding photos for private use in our palace parks. Please respect the following: it is not permitted to set up bulky photography equipment and/or props, to cordon off or drive vehicles onto our park areas or in any other way disturb other park visitors.
    Please note the special stipulations for photography in our Image and Media Gallery.

  • Can I pre-book a ticket for the general palace tours?

    Tickets can be purchased on the same day at any of our ticket offices; no advance purchase available.

  • Are there any storage lockers at the royal palaces?

    The Royal Palace of Stockholm: There are a few storage lockers available at Tickets & Information and in the Tre Kronor Museum. However, we would recommend not bringing any large bags with you. The other royal palaces and visitor attractions: No storage lockers available.

  • Can I take my bag into the royal palaces?

    Small bags are permitted at our visitor attractions. Rucksacks should be carried in your hand or on your front. Do not leave any bags unattended. Bags and cases with wheels are not permitted.

  • Can I take a pushchair into the royal palaces?

    Pushchairs are not permitted indoors.

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