The Chinese Pavilion

Getting here

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

Visiting address: Drottningholm 

By public transport

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

Plan your trip at Public transportationsexternal link, opens in new window, choose station/stop/address: Drottningholms Slott, Drottningholm

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

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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The Chinese Pavilion can be booked for private guided tours the period May–September.

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Discover more at The Chinese Pavilion

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

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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

Get more out of your visit to the Chinese Pavilion with our audioguide. With it, you can listen to or read about the history of this exot...

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Four of the royal palaces will reopen on 1 July – Gripsholm Castle, Drottningholm Palace, the Chinese Pavilion and the Royal Palace, incl...

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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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Customer service

Opening hours: Closed