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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Sebastian Carlsson Hernö (2 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
Alari Muttika (2 years ago)
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Daniel Olsen (2 years ago)
Can't get in
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