Bishop’s House

Vadstena, Sweden

Bishop’s House was built originally in the 1390s for the residence of Linköping Bishop when he was visiting Vadstena. The present house dates from the 15th century by Bishop Henrik Tidemansson. In the interior you will find fragments of wall paintings preserved from the time it was built. Both Christian II of Denmark and King Gustav Vasa of Sweden have stayed in the house. It is open to the public for special events on occasions.

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Founded: 1390s
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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