Roggeborgen

Strängnäs, Sweden

Roggeborgen was a residence of Strängnäs bishop since 1626. The building was constructed by bishop Kort Rogge (1479-1501) in the late 1400s. Between 1626 and 1930 it functioned as a Gymnasium. Today it is a library including 70000 old articles from the episcopate of Strängnäs.

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Founded: c. 1479
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Sweden
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Sweden)

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Simon Larsson (2 years ago)
A historically interesting building which now houses an important collection belonging to the royal library. It is only open to the public during irregularly held tours.
Eric A.L. Axner (2 years ago)
A beautiful building with an interesting history and which is now used as a nationally important library.
Ebrahim O. Wajih (2 years ago)
Nice and beautiful place ?
Abdulrahman Bhlawan (3 years ago)
Very good ?
Rickard Björklund (4 years ago)
Roggeborgen is a beautiful old Hansa-style building located right next to the city's magnificent cathedral. Roggeborgen was built at the same time as the church to be the bishop's residence and has throughout history been a high school, but today the building is used by the Royal Library to house the diocesan and educational library's collections. If you do not have special reasons to visit the building, you will not enter, but it is nice to walk around it anyway.
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