Sweden - East Coast and Islands
Castle Solliden (Solliden slott)
The castle is the residence of the Swedish royal family and the property of Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf.
It was built from 1903 to 1906, by order of Queen Victoria. The architect Torben Grut.
The castle was not built for ceremonial purposes, and as a country house.
The first floor consists of rooms of economy class.
On the second floor living room, dining room and guest rooms.
On the third floor - bedroom, living room and writing room.
In the attic a few small rooms.
The palace itself is closed to the public, except for the park that takes visitors into the summer months.
Park Pildammsparken (Pildammsparken)
"A park with a pond overgrown with willows" - opened in 1914.
The area of 45 hectares of the park.
In the center is open round the field, where many tourists gather.
On the shore of a huge pond, an old water tower. In the southern built amphitheater, where concerts and performances. Also in the park are some interesting monuments and sculptures.
The park is rich in various flora.