Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Is Queen Silvia of Sweden's palace haunted?


Posted on Sunday, 8 January, 2017 | Comment icon 16 comments

Drottningholm Palace is certainly picturesque. Image Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0 Jakub Halun
The Scandinavian monarch maintains that her residence, Drottningholm Palace, is inhabited by ghosts.
In a new documentary entitled "Drottningholm Palace: A Royal Home" which is due to be aired in Sweden on Thursday, the mysteries of the queen's lavish 17th-century abode, which is also a popular tourist attraction, are set to be revealed in more detail than ever before.

"There are small friends... ghosts," Queen Silvia told the documentary's filmmakers. "They're all very friendly but you sometimes feel that you're not completely alone. "

"It's really exciting. But you don't get scared."

The palace, which is the permanent residence of both the queen and her husband King Carl XVI Gustaf, is situated on Stockholm's Lovon Island and is classed as a UNESCO world heritage site.

"There is much energy in this house," said Princess Christina, the king's sister.
"It would be strange if it didn't take the form of guises."


Source: BBC News | Comments (16)

Tags: Sweden, Ghost, Haunted

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #7 Posted by Thorvir on 4 January, 2017, 18:41
Certainly, human imagination.
Comment icon #8 Posted by Still Waters on 5 January, 2017, 12:05
That wouldn't do for me. As much as I like to look around places like these I wouldn't like to live in one, they're far too big for any home comforts. Imagine too the army of helpers neededto keep the place going.The acres of land, now that would be good to have, I would probably spend all my time in thegardens, that is if I couldfindmy way out of the maze!
Comment icon #9 Posted by freetoroam on 5 January, 2017, 18:16
I rather visit them, it saves on all that cleaning and dusting: With more than 300 historic buildings in our care, from the grand and imposing to the small and quirky, you're spoilt for choice when planning a visit https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/houses-and-buildings?campid=PPC_VM_Google_Houses
Comment icon #10 Posted by Black Monk on 6 January, 2017, 13:48
Well, if I'm a billionaire I'm sure paying the servants wouldn't be too much of a problem!
Comment icon #11 Posted by freetoroam on 6 January, 2017, 14:22
Servants? Can we still call them that today or are they now "palace environmental health and cleansing accessors who produce actionable techniques for a small fee" ?
Comment icon #12 Posted by Princess Serenity on 7 January, 2017, 22:32
Like one commenter said that people have lived and died in palaces. So who knows whats lurking in that shunning building.
Comment icon #13 Posted by brlesq1 on 8 January, 2017, 12:35
The royal environmental health and sanitation engineers.
Comment icon #14 Posted by pallidin on 8 January, 2017, 20:30
God bless her, she is of age. What, there are no photos or video? Perhaps she could give us something more than a feeling.
Comment icon #15 Posted by Stubbly_Dooright on 11 January, 2017, 17:48
I would imagine all the varying palaces, being how old they are, having something. I often like to check info and such of Kensington palace in England. There seems to be a lot of experiences, that people have reported being there. In a different note, I'm surprised all the 'spirits' the Queen is talking about, they are all nice. Come on, there has to be at least one or two nasty entities in a palace, right?
Comment icon #16 Posted by Ansuz on 12 February, 2017, 0:52
I would have to imagine that any place with as much history as that place would have a spirit or two hanging around.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

6035715
259232
171203

 
Mystery still surrounds UFO over Oregon
11-21-2017
Back in October, aviation authorities detected an unidentified aircraft flying over the West Coast.
Interstellar visitor is red and very dark
11-21-2017
An asteroid thought to have come from interstellar space is carrying organic carbon-based molecules.
Could dust have carried alien life to Earth ?
11-20-2017
Scientists believe that interstellar dust streams might be able to transfer organisms between planets.
Big earthquakes to occur more often in 2018
11-20-2017
A periodic slowing of the rotation of the Earth is likely to result in an upsurge in earthquakes next year.
Featured Videos
Gallery icon 
What do we know of the giant squid ?
Posted 11-20-2017 | 1 comment
The giant squid is so elusive that it took until 2004 for someone to photograph a live specimen.
 
Slow motion katana slice
Posted 11-18-2017 | 0 comments
The Slo Mo Guys attempt to slice through a row of water bottles using a katana sword.
 
What happened to the Library of Alexandria ?
Posted 11-17-2017 | 5 comments
What really happened to the vast wealth of knowledge stored in the ancient library ?
 
World's largest sticker ball
Posted 11-14-2017 | 1 comment
This enormous ball of stickers contains somewhere in the region of 200,000 stickers.
 
Caving claustrophobia
Posted 11-10-2017 | 12 comments
A montage of shots from caving in some of the most cramped conditions on Earth.
 
 View: More videos
Stories & Experiences
Strange occurrences
11-15-2017 | Fife
 
Mysterious music box song
11-15-2017 | U.S.A
 
Haunted military house
10-23-2017 | New Zealand
 
Sleep paralysis or real encounter?
10-18-2017 | United Kingdom
 
Ghost playing with a balloon?
10-18-2017 | Australia
 
Impossible phone call
10-18-2017 | West Virginia
 
Seeing cats
10-18-2017 | Santa Rosa
 
Fourth of July UFO show
10-18-2017 | Hillsboro ND
 
Guardian angel ?
9-13-2017 | Middle of nowhere Iowa
 

         More stories | Send us your story
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ