Vibyholm Castle

Flen, Sweden

Viby was first mentioned in 1331. The current castle was built by Charles IX of Sweden to his wife Kristina between 1622-1626. The Dutch Renaissance style castle was designed by Casper van Panten. After the Crown donated Vibyholm to Gustaf Gustafsson af Vasaborg it has been owned by several families. The castle was left to decay in the early 1700s, but restored by Gustaf Ulf Claesson Bonde af Säfstaholm in the 1730s. The next restorations were made in the early 1800s and between 1852-1854. Today Vibyholm is privately owned and not open to the public.

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53, Flen, Sweden
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Founded: 1622-1626
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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David Jobber (2 years ago)
Detta pampiga SLOTT byggdes och beboddes ursprungligen av KUNG Karl IX. Slottet och parken är privata och visas ej. Gnällkärringar som inte har koll undanbedes mig veterligen.
Tomasz Dziechciarz (2 years ago)
Gunilla Forssberg (2 years ago)
Det går ej att besöka "slottet" eller ägorna. Är mig veterligen inte ett slott eftersom inga kungligheter bott där. Änkedrottningen hann dö innan det var färdig renoverat.
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