The magnificent Eriksberg Castle was built by statesman Erik Karlsson Gyllenstierna and completed after his death (1657) by his wife Beata von Yxkull. The castle was designed by famous architect Nicodemus Tessin the Elder. After possession of Gyllenstierna Eriksberg was left to decay, until it was restored in the 1800s by Carl Carlsson Bonde. Eriksberg is still privately owned by Bonde family, but the large park is open to the public. There are several form types, like Baroque and Italian park.

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Founded: 17th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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Ngocsang Quach (12 months ago)
Ok
Tobias Wrangberth (2 years ago)
Looks very nice, but its closed on weekends, useless
Tobias Wrangberth (2 years ago)
Looks very nice, but its closed on weekends, useless
geoffrey makubuya (2 years ago)
Great place
geoffrey makubuya (2 years ago)
Great place
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