Pålsjö Castle

Helsingborg, Sweden

Pålsjö Castle was built in the late 1670s and the French style park dates from the 1760s. The first known owner was Sten Torbensen Bille, who died in 1520. The estate was destroyed in the Scanian war (1676–1679) and rebuilt soon after by Magnus Paulin, the Mayor of Helsingborg. During the Helsingborg battle in the Great Northern War (1700-1721) Earl Magnus Stenbock had his headquarters in Pålsjö Castle The current appearance originates from the restoration made by Danish architect Christian Abraham in 1873.

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Founded: 1676-1679
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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Pyrognats (2 years ago)
The castle was closed when we visited but we found an enchanting tree-vine passage that looked just like the hole the rabbit disappeared into just like in Alice in Wonderland. The passage ( ?? Mosquitoes & flies warning) lets in little light and can feel scary with the tangle of roots and vines. Takes 10min to stroll and a few minutes if you get scared and start sprinting ?. On the other side is a park with some view and resting areas.
R D (2 years ago)
Beautiful place and perfect for pictures. Especially when the sun is going down.
Aleksander Byzdra (5 years ago)
Small but beautiful. Really nice surrounding area
Omar Hlihel (5 years ago)
One of the best places in helsingborg, it is all coverd with green colors with a nice sea view and large old tree with a nice squar cut
Cristi (5 years ago)
We took this path from Helsingborg to Sofiero and it was full of nature and surprising views, especially like a vegetal tunnel or views over the sea and Denmark coast.
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