Rydboholm Castle (Rydboholms slott) dates back to the Middle Ages. The castle, with the three interconnected wings around an open courtyard, dates from the 16th century. The main building was built in 1548. The castle was reconstructed during the 18th century. Southwest of the castle is a large park in English style from the early 19th century, built by Magnus Fredrik Brahe.

From the 15th century, Rydboholm was the property of members of the Sture family, followed by the Vasa dynasty and later the Brahe family. According to some sources Gustav I of Sweden, who was King of Sweden from 1523 until his death, was born at Rydboholm Castle. From 1520, it belonged to his sister, Margareta Eriksdotter Vasa.

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Founded: 1548
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: Early Vasa Era (Sweden)

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Hujie Wang (7 months ago)
Cannot reach there. Don't go. The furthest can reach is the hotel.
Vahid Tavalla (7 months ago)
The place is private.
Anna-Liisa Forsell (8 months ago)
Hey! Do not visit the site not access to the park only a walk in the forest!
Swe Rog (11 months ago)
The area is completely private. There is no parking whatsoever. Church parking is for church visitors only, so don't try to stand there. In addition, it is difficult to walk past the closed road gates if you are the least bit helpless. Thus, there is no normal walkway to the castle. The castle park is now completely closed off with a high wall. The wall is newly built and was not there in the past. It is thus a major intrusion into the historical environment. But as I said, this destination should be removed from the map as soon as possible. It is now so private it can only be.
Sebastian Carlsson Hernö (3 years ago)
Ingen mening att åka hit, får inte komma i närheten av slottet. Mycket dåligt att det inte står nåt om privat område eller liknade
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