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Old 12-06-2007, 11:17 PM
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The Royal Mews, Stockholm

In a few of the threads thay have mentioned the 'ROYAL MEWS",where is this located in Stockholm?
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Old 12-09-2007, 01:43 PM
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It´s located almost in the city center, next to the Dramatic Theater in Norrmalm-Östermalm, maybe about 1-1,5 kilometer from the Royal Palace.
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Old 12-09-2007, 08:39 PM
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Why do some of the royal family live here instead of the royal palace?
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Old 12-10-2007, 12:27 PM
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Why do some of the royal family live here instead of the royal palace?
I don´t really know, but maybe they feel that it´s a little more intimite and private then the "half open, museum" royal palace. Now no member of the royal family lives in the royal palace, i wonder if they ever will again.
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Old 12-10-2007, 08:13 PM
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Thanks for the information.
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Old 09-26-2008, 02:26 PM
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I heard that they hae windows that you cannot see throught there?
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Old 10-28-2013, 12:34 PM
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Meet the king's horses! Autumn Holiday activities at the Royal Mews

The Royal Mews opens up the courtyard, stables and blacksmith shop. Scavenger hunt, barbecue and a presentation of the King's horses are on the program.
You can also read more about the horses and their personalities from the links. The names of the horses are Atlas, Ebbe, Galliano, Max, Mefisto, Per, Pål, Svenske and Wirke.
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Old 10-02-2014, 01:39 AM
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Mertil Melin, the Court Equerry, the chief of the Royal Mews told about the work of the Royal Stables on last week's Svensk Damtidning.
Melin told that in addition to taking care of the horses and organizing the royal corteges, they take care of all royal transportation, with cars too. They have five chauffeurs. Besides taking the members of the royal family to their duties, they carry the laundry and food and other personal.
Sometimes they "babysit" Madeleine's dog Zorro when she goes to somewhere, Madeleine lives at the Royal Mews. And then you have to be careful, that Oscar, the stable cat, isn't nearby, because Zorro and Oscar don't like eachother.
Soon the Mews makes room for the Shetland pony Frozza, which Victoria and Daniel got as a wedding present. And in a few years Hajdi, the gotland pony Leonore got as a christening present, will move there too. Then Estelle and Leonore can ride together.
Melin told about the cortege at the Opening of the Parliament: the king decides how many carriages are needed and are they open carriages or not. Before the cortege days the king follows the weather forecast and he is almost always very good in it! If you have to change from a open carriage to a covered one, you have to change the gear and clothes too.
Melin tells that he starts his working days by riding about two hours in Djurgården with his horse Cardinal. The staff working at the Royal Mews must know their horses well. At the cortege to the Opening of Parliament is about 80 horses and 100 people, including the police.
The Royal Mews, the police and the Royal Guard trains together before every cortege. They take time at the rehearsals so that everything goes well when it is time for the cortege.
The Royal Mews carries about 5500 car transportations and 25 corteges a year.
The Royal Mews houses 18 horses and 20 cars, including the King's private Porsche.
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Old 10-15-2014, 10:26 PM
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I'm posting this here as a guess as to where to put it. Was an extended length Volvo used for royal transport in the early 1970's. I know a Daimler DS420 is in the current fleet. Is it right hand drive or left and I'm guessing it's black. Also, do they carry numbers plates?
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Old 07-05-2019, 02:39 PM
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Video at Youtube channel of The Royal Palaces

Follow The Royal Stables' horses out on summer pasturage and well-deserved holiday. At H.M. The King's Royal Stables here are about twenty horses, trained to carry out corteges in, among other things, state visits and formal audiences.
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Old 07-19-2019, 09:23 AM
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There is a summer café at the Royal Stables, open every day 11.30-16.30. It serves coffee, tea and home baked goods in the quiet and leafy courtyard. There are places both indoors and outdoors.
Facebook of the Royal Palaces
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Summer café, Royal Gift Shop, The Royal Stables - Kungliga slotten
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What a wonderful place to visit. Thank you for posting, I will be dreaming of it all day
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Looks lovely!
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Old 08-30-2019, 02:50 PM
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On September 1st Royal Stables Day
Welcome to Royal Stables Day. There will be exhibitions, historic cars, horses, carriage parades and refreshments. Take the opportunity to discover this unique location and get an insight into the work of the Royal Stables.
During Royal Stables Day, the buildings will be open for visitors to explore by themselves. Here you can see unique historic cars, The King's private cars, the stables, the blacksmith's workshop and the horses.

Programme
11:00 The doors will be opened
11.15-12.00 Guided tour
11:30-12:00 Concert by the Life Guards' Dragoon Music Corps
12:30-13:00 Parade with the Royal Stables' carriages and horses
13:30-14:00 Mounted police demonstration
14:30-15:00 Concert by the Life Guards' Dragoon Music Corps
15:30-16:00 Parade with the Royal Stables' carriages and horses
16.00-16.45 Guided tour
16:30-17:00 Concluding concert by the Life Guards' Dragoon Music Corps

During the day you can also meet our farrier Mats Holmstedt, who will be in the blacksmith's workshop. To mark the day, there will be an exhibition featuring a selection of cars from The King's private collection.
The Royal Stables' café, shop and geranium display will be open.
Royal Stables Day - Kungliga slotten

At Facebook of the Royal Palaces
The Royal Stables Day - The Cars
Unique historic cars will be displayed during Hovstall's day on September 1. Among other things, a Daimler DE27: Limousine, 1950 and a Cadillac Fleetwood Seventy-Five Limousine, 1969.
In addition, cars from the King's private collection will be exhibited; AC Cobra, Pontiac GTO, Mustang Shelby and Porsche 911.
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Old 04-29-2020, 11:42 AM
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A new video was published yesterday at the Youtube channel of The Royal Palaces, subtitled in Swedish.

Join The Royal Stables on one of this week's training rounds at the Royal Djurgården with horses Dandy and Favorit. Cavalry driver Markus Henriksson guides us through the tour.

Very well guided by Markus Henriksson, he tells about the buildings they pass and that the tour lasts over an hour.

You can read more about the horses at The Royal Stables here:
Horses - Kungliga slotten
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Old 12-03-2020, 03:32 AM
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A vintage photograph of The Royal Mews
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Old 05-01-2021, 03:01 AM
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The Culture Night at the Royal Stables on 24th April.
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Old 09-03-2021, 03:38 AM
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H.M. The King's Royal Stables been located for more than a hundred years on Väpnargatan 1 on Östermalm in Stockholm.
The Royal Stables opens the gates for guided tours during weekends from September. Open in connection with guided tours on Saturdays and Sundays, 13:00 in English and 14:00 in Swedish.
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In Hovstallet, there are now several floors managed by the royal family. Among other things, Princess Madeleine and her family have an apartment there.
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Christmas market at the Royal Stables
A Christmas market is traditionally held at the Royal Stables on the first weekend in Advent. Exhibitors from across Sweden will be selling the finest quality crafts. The stables, harness room and coach sheds will also be open all weekend.
This Christmas market will feature work from around seventy of Sweden's top craftsmen and craftswomen, with a wide range of unique Christmas gifts. Delicious festive treats will also be on sale.
Christmas market at the Royal Stables - Kungliga slotten
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