Not only lakes, fjords and forests: historic theatres in the Nordic countries
The Nordic Route of the European Route of Historic Theatres connects unique historic theatres in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland.
Splendid 18th century theatres of kings and queens are preserved in the palaces of Drottningholm (a UNESCO World Heritage), Gripsholm, and Ulriksdal, or serve as national theatre museum in Copenhagen.
Whereas the variety of 19th century bourgeois theatres is presented in Halden, Ystad, Turku and Helsinki.
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The Theatre Museum at the Court Theatre is part of the palace area Slotsholmen in the centre ...more
Drottningholm Court Theatre, located just outside Stockholm, was built at the request of Queen Lovisa Ulrika ...more
Norway‘s best preserved historic theatre opened in 1838. Designed by the engineer officer ...more
Finland was under Swedish rule for about 400 years, and it still has a large Swedish speaking population. ...more
Just 70 km from Stockholm lies Gripsholm Castle, the summer palace of King Gustaf III on Lake Mälaren, ...more
The Court Theatre at Ulriksdal Palace features the oldest original theatre interior in Sweden, designed 1753 ...more
King Gustaf III (1746 –1792) founded the Royal Theatre in 1773, two years after his ascent to the throne, ...more
Åbo is the Swedish name for Turku, just two hours away from Finlands capital Helsinki, and this theatre is ...more