List of royal palaces

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This is a list of royal palaces, sorted by continent.

Africa edit

Residence Photo City Function Link
  Egypt
Abdin Palace   Cairo
Al-Gawhara Palace  
Koubbeh Palace  
Tahra Palace
  Ethiopia
Menelik Palace Addis Abeba
Jubilee Palace
Guenete Leul Palace  
  Eritrea
Imperial Palace Massawa
  Eswatini
Ludzidzini Royal Village Lobamba
Lozitha Palace Mbabane
  Lesotho
Royal Palace Maseru
  Libya
Royal Palace of Tripoli   Tripoli
Al Manar Palace Benghazi
  Morocco
Dar al-Makhzen   Rabat
Dar al-Makhzen   Fez
Bahia Palace   Marrakech
Dar al-Makhzen   Tangier
El Badi Palace   Marrakech
  Nigeria
Royal Palace of the Oba of Benin   Benin City
Olowo of Owo's Palace   Owo
Alaafin of Oyo's Palace Oyo
Sultan of Sokoto's Palace Sokoto
King Jaja of Opobo Palace Opobo
  Rwanda
Rwesero Palace   Nyanza
  Tanzania
Sultan's Palace   Stone Town, Zanzibar
  Tunisia
Bardo Palace Tunis now the national museum
  Uganda
Mengo Palace Kampala
Karuziika Palace Karuziika
Kyabazinga Palace Kyabazinga
Kabakas Palace Lubiri

Americas edit

Residence Photo City Function Link
  Brazil
Imperial Palace   Rio de Janeiro
Palace of São Cristóvão   Rio de Janeiro
Palace of Petrópolis   Petrópolis
Palace of Grão-Pará   Petrópolis
Palace of Santa Cruz   Rio de Janeiro
  Canada
Rideau Hall   Ottawa, Ontario
La Citadelle   Quebec City, Quebec
Government House (British Columbia)   Victoria, British Columbia
Government House (Manitoba)   Winnipeg, Manitoba
Government House (Newfoundland and Labrador)   St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Government House (Nova Scotia)   Halifax, Nova Scotia
Government House (Prince Edward Island)   Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Government House (Saskatchewan)   Regina, Saskatchewan
Government House (New Brunswick)   Fredericton, New Brunswick
  Mexico
Palace of Iturbide   Mexico City
National Palace   Mexico City
Castle of Chapultepec   Mexico City
  Haiti
Sans-Souci Palace   Milot
  United States
ʻIolani Palace   Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Asia edit

Residence Photo City Function Link
  Afghanistan
Arg   Kabul
Tajbeg Palace  
  Azerbaijan
Palace of Nakhchivan Khans   Nakhchivan
Palace of Shaki Khans   Shaki
Palace of the Shirvanshahs   Baku
Togh's Melikian Palace   Tuğ
Palace of Ganja Khans   Ganja
Palace of Karabakh Khans   Shusha
  Bangladesh
Lalbagh Fort   Dhaka
Boro Kotro  
Ahsan Manzil  
  Bhutan
Dechencholing Palace Thimphu
Samteling Palace
Thruepang Palace Trongsa District
  Brunei
Istana Nurul Iman   Bandra Seri Begawan
  Cambodia
Royal Palace of Cambodia   Phnom Penh
The Royal Residence   Siem Reap
The Royal Palace   Angkor Thom
  China
Epang Palace Xi'an
Weiyang Palace
Daming Palace
Huaqing Pool
Luoyang Palace Luoyang
Shangyang Palace
Forbidden City Beijing
Zhongnanhai
Beihai Park
Summer Palace
Old Summer Palace
Ming Palace Nanjing
Taicheng Nanjing
Mukden Palace Shenyang
Potala Palace Lhasa
  India
Bella Vista Hyderabad
Chowmahalla Palace
City Palace Jaipur
City Palace Udaipur
Falaknuma Palace Hyderabad
Hill Palace Cochin
King Kothi Palace Hyderabad
Kowdiar Palace Trivandrum
Lake Palace Udaipur
Mysore Palace Mysore
Rambagh Palace Jaipur
Sardar Mahal Hyderabad
Padmanabhapuram Palace Padmanabhapuram
Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur
Ujjayanta Palace Agartala
Jai Vilas Mahal Gwalior
Amar Mahal Jammu
Victor Jubilee Palace Cooch Behar
Hazarduari Palace Murshidabad
Jhargram Palace Jhargram
Gajlaxmi Palace Dhenkanal
  Indonesia
Maimun Palace North Sumatra
Niat Palace
Niat Lima Laras Palace
Kuto Lamo Palace South Sumatra
Pagaruyung Palace West Sumatra
Silinduang Bulan Palace
Siak Palace, Riau
Pahlawan Palace (Sayap Palace)
Asher Ayah Al-Hashemite Palace
Sultanate Palace Indragiri Riau
Kadriyah Sultan's Palace West Kalimantan
Kutai Sultan's Palace East Kalimantan
Sambaliung Palace
Datu Luwu Palace (Polopo Palace) South Sulawesi
Bola Soba
Balla Lompoa Palace (Tamalate Palace)
Buton Palace Southeast Sulawesi
Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat Yogyakarta
Taman Sari Water Castle
Puro Mangkunegaran Central Java
Keraton Kasepuhan West Java
Ternate Sultan's Palace North Maluku
Bima Palace West Nusa Tenggara
Dalam Loka Palace
Tirta Gangga Water Palace Bali
Klungkung Palace
Ubud Palace
Ujung Water Palace
Tampaksiring Palace
  Iran
Ālī Qāpū Isfahan
Behistun Palace Kermanshah
Golestan Palace Tehran
Hasht Behesht Isfahan
Pearl Palace Mehrshahr
Niavaran Palace Complex Tehran
Saadabad Palace
Apadana Palace Marvdasht
  Israel
Royal Palace, Tell el-Ful   Beit Hanina
  Japan
Heijō Palace Nara
Heian Palace Kyoto
Tokyo Imperial Palace Tokyo
Kyoto Imperial Palace Kyoto
Tōgū Palace Tokyo
Akasaka Palace
Shuri Castle Naha
  Jordan
Raghadan Palace Amman
Zahran Palace
  North Korea
Anhak Palace Pyongyang
Manwoldae Kaesong
  South Korea
Banwolseong Gyeongju
Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond
Gyeongbokgung Seoul
Changdeokgung
Changgyeonggung
Gyeonghuigung
Deoksugung
Hwaseong Hanggung Palace Suwon
Namhansan Hanggung Palace Namhansanseong
  Laos
Plumeria Luang Prabang
Royal Palace Museum  
Xiengkeo Palace
  Malaysia
Istana Negara, Jalan Istana Kuala Lumpur
Istana Negara, Jalan Duta Kuala Lumpur
The Astana Sarawak
Istana Abu Bakar Pekan
Istana Alam Shah Klang
Istana Anak Bukit Kedah
Istana Besar Johor Bahru
Istana Iskandariah Kuala Kangsar
Istana Maziah Kuala Terengganu
Istana Besar Seri Menanti Seri Menanti
Istana Arau
Istana Kota Bharu
Istana Ampang Tinggi Negeri Sembilan
Istana Bandar Jugra
Istana Besar Johor Bahru
Istana Bukit Kayangan Shah Alam
Istana Bukit Serene Johor Bahru
Istana Darul Ehsan Putrajaya
Istana Jahar Kota Bharu
Istana Melawati Putrajaya
Istana Pasir Pelangi Johor Bahru
Istana Perlis, Kuala Lumpur
Istana Satu Kuala Terengganu
Istana Seri Akar Kota Bharu
Istana Terengganu Kuala Lumpur
Mestika Palace Shah Alam
Syarqiyyah palace Kuala Terengganu
Istana Abu Bakar Pahang
Istana Arau Perlis
Istana Balai Besar Kota Bharu
Istana Bukit Tanah Kelantan
Istana Cempaka Sari Perak
Istana Changkat Kuala Lumpur
Istana Kuala Cegar Kedah
Istana Kinta Perak
Istana Raja Di Hilir Perak
Istana Kesoma Kedah
  Myanmar
Arimadanapura Palace Bagan
Kanbawzathadi Palace   Bago
Mandalay Palace   Mandalay
Shwebo Palace   Shwebo
    Nepal
Narayanhiti Royal Palace   Kathmandu
Hanuman Dhoka  
  Oman
Al Alam Palace   Muscat
  Palestine
Qasr al-Basha   Gaza
  Philippines
Darul Jambangan   Maimbung
  Singapore
Istana Kampong Glam   Kampong Glam
Istana Woodneuk   Tyersall Park
The Istana   Orchard
  Syria
Royal Palace of Mari Mari
Royal Palace of Ugarit Ugarit
  Thailand
Grand Palace   Bangkok
Dusit Palace  
Derm Palace   Thonburi
Royal Palace of Ayutthaya
  Vietnam
Imperial City   Huế
Kính Thiên Palace   Hanoi
Citadel of the Hồ Dynasty Thanh Hóa

Europe edit

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  Austria
Hofburg Palace   Vienna Winter residence of the Habsburgs until 1918; it now serves as residence of the President of Austria, museums and convention centre [1]
Schönbrunn Palace   Summer residence of the Habsburgs
Belvedere   Private residence of Prince Eugene of Savoy and then Imperial palace of empress Maria Theresa
Hermesvilla   Private residence of Empress Elisabeth in Vienna [2]
Hofburg   Innsbruck Residence of the Archdukes of Tyrol and the Habsburgs until 1918; it now serves as a museum [3]
Kaiservilla   Bad Ischl Hunting lodge and private retreat of Franz Josef I of Austria
Laxenburg Castle   Laxenburg Summer residence of the Habsburgs, along with Schönbrunn Palace [4]
  Belarus
Old Grodno Castle   Grodno
  Belgium
Royal Palace   Brussels Official residence of king Philip I [5]
Royal Castle of Laeken   Private residence of king Philip I
Royal Greenhouses of Laeken   Recepctions and state visits [6]
Château du Belvédère   Private Residence of former king Albert II
Château du Stuyvenberg   Private Residence of princess Astrid
Château de Ciergnon

 

Ciergnon, Houyet Summer Residence
Rochefort   Villers-sur-Lesse Summer Residence
  Bulgaria
Royal Palace   Sofia National Art Gallery
Euxinograd   Varna
  Czech Republic
Prague Castle   Prague
  Denmark
Marselisborg Palace   Aarhus privately owned by the crown:
Château de Cayx Cahors
Amalienborg Palace,   Copenhagen Palaces at the disposition by the crown:
Christiansborg Palace  
Fredensborg Palace   Fredensborg
Gråsten Palace   Gråsten
Sorgenfri Palace   Lyngby-Taarbæk
Hermitage Hunting Lodge   Jægersborg Dyrehave
  Estonia
Kadriorg Palace   Tallinn
  Finland
Imperial Palace   Helsinki official residences of the President of Finland.
  France
Palace of Versailles   Versailles [7]
Palais du Louvre   Paris
Palais des Tuileries  
Palais-Royal   Seat of the Ministry of Culture, the Conseil d'État and the Constitutional Council
Luxembourg Palace  
Palais de la Cité
Palace of Fontainebleau   Fontainebleau
Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye   Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Château de Compiègne   Compiègne
Château de Saint-Cloud Saint-Cloud
Château de Rambouillet   Rambouillet
Château de Blois   Blois
Château d'Amboise   Amboise
Château de Chambord   Chambord, Loir-et-Cher
Château de Marly Marly-le-Roi
Château de Meudon   Meudon
  Georgia
Batonis Castle   Telavi the 17th Century royal stronghold containing the palace of the Kakhetian kings of eastern Georgia in Telavi.
Dadiani Palace   Zugdidi a 19th Century palace built by David Dadiani the Prince of Samegrelo.
Geguti Palace   Kutaisi 12th Century ruins of the palace of the kings of Imereti in western Georgia.
Viceroy's Palace   Tbilisi the former palace of the Russian Viceroys built in 1818.
Sachino Palace a surviving part of an 18th Century palace built by Kartlian King Erekli II for his queen in Tbilisi.
  Germany
Berliner Schloss   Berlin
Charlottenburg Castle  
Stadtschloss, Potsdam   Potsdam
Sanssouci  
Dresden Castle   Dresden
Zwinger  
Karlsruhe Palace   Karlsruhe
Residenz   Munich
Nymphenburg Palace  
Schleissheim Palace  
Neues Schloss   Stuttgart
Ludwigsburg Palace   Ludwigsburg
Leineschloss   Hannover
  Greece
Old Royal Palace   Athens historically the Royal Palace of Athens, today houses the Parliament
New Royal Palace   historically Crown Prince's Royal Palace, or Royal Palace of the Duke of Sparta, now the Presidential Manor,
Royal Mansion Psychiko only Crown Prince Paul and Crown Princess Frederica residence, today private property, Athens
Tatoi Palace   Parnitha was the summer estate of the former Greek royal family, Athens
Queen's Tower   Athens former royal estate held only by Queen Amalia, now private property
Palace of St. Michael and St. George   Corfu originally the house of the British Lord High Commissioner of the Ionian Islands, now the seat of the Sino-Japanese Museum,
Mon Repos   a summer residence of the former Greek royal family. It is now an archaeological museum.
Achilleion   Royal Palace of the Empress Elizabeth of Austria, never held by the Greek Royal Family,
Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes   Rhodes medieval palace renovated during Italian Occupation to constitute the summer estate of the King of Italy, never held by the Greek Royal Family
Thessaloniki Government House   Kalamaria a royal mansion in Salonica situated in the suburb of
House of Princess Alice Neo Heraklion Donated to the Red Cross. It now also belongs to the municipality of Neos Heraklion and houses a club for the elderly
  Hungary
Buda Castle   Budapest
  Ireland
Dublin Castle   Dublin
  Italy
Palazzo dei Normanni   Palermo Historic residence of the Kings of Sicily, now seat of the Sicilian Regional Assembly since 1946.
Palazzina Cinese  
Palazzo Reale della Ficuzza   Residence and hunting lodge of Ferdinand IV of Naples and III of Sicily during his exile in Sicily.
Palazzo Chiaramonte  
Royal Palace   Turin Residence of the House of Savoy until 1946, now a museum [8]
Castello del Valentino  
Palazzo Madama e Casaforte degli Acaja  
Palazzo Carignano  
Villa della Regina  
Royal Palace of Venaria  
Castello della Mandria  
Palazzina di caccia of Stupinigi  
Castle of Rivoli  
Castle of Moncalieri  
Castle of Agliè  
Castle of Racconigi  
Royal Palace   Naples 18th century residence of the Buorbons as rulers of the Kingdom of Naples and later of the Two Sicilies.
Reggia di Capodimonte   summer residence and hunting lodge of the Bourbon kings, now comprises the Museo di Capodimonte.
Reggia di Quisisana  
Palace of Portici  
Castel Nuovo  
Castel Capuano  
Castel Sant'Elmo  
Castel dell'Ovo  
Casina Vanvitelliana
Royal Palace of Ischia
Villa Favorita
Villa Floridiana  
Villa Rosebery   From June 1944, residence of King Victor Emmanuel III until his exile in 1946; now one of the three official residences of the President of Italy.
Royal Palace of Caserta   Caserta
Royal Palace of Carditello  
Belvedere di San Leucio
Quirinal Palace   Rome Main residence of the President of Italy [9]
Presidential Estate of Castelporziano  
Lateran Palace  
Hadrian's Villa  
Palazzina Reale   Residence of King Victor Emmanuel III; seat of the embassy of Egypt in Rome since 1997.
Castello Ursino   Catania
Casino Reale di Persano Salerno
Palazzo Pitti   Florence
Royal Palace of Milan   Milan
Villa Belgiojoso Bonaparte  
Royal Villa of Monza   Monza
Royal Palace of Genoa   Genoa
Miramare Castle   Trieste
Palazzo Reale Cagliari
  Liechtenstein
Vaduz Castle   Vaduz
  Lithuania
Royal Palace of Lithuania   Vilnius
  Luxembourg
Grand Ducal Palace, Luxembourg   Luxembourg
  Monaco
The Prince's Palace   Monaco
  Montenegro
King Nikola's Palace   Cetinje
Podgorica Royal Palace   Podgorica
Blue Palace   Cetinje
Nikšić Royal Palace   Nikšić
Bar Royal Palace   Bar
Biljarda   Cetinje
  Netherlands
Royal Palace   Amsterdam
Noordeinde Palace   The Hague
Huis ten Bosch   The Hague
Binnenhof   The Hague
Het Loo Palace   Apeldoorn
Soestdijk Palace   Baarn
Anneville (Ulvenhout)   Ulvenhout
Bronbeek   Arnhem
City Hall of Tilburg   Tilburg
Het Oude Loo   Apeldoorn
Kneuterdijk Palace   The Hague
Koninklijke Schouwburg   The Hague
Lange Voorhout Palace   The Hague
Mauritshuis   The Hague
Stadhouderlijk Hof   Leeuwarden
Drakestein   Lage Vuursche
Breda Castle   Breda
Huis Doorn   Doorn
De Horsten Wassenaar
  Norway
Royal Palace, Oslo   Oslo
Stiftsgården   Trondheim
  Poland
Royal Castle   Warsaw
Wilanów Palace  
Łazienki Palace  
Ujazdów Castle  
Kazimierz Palace  
Belweder  
Wawel Royal Castle   Kraków
Royal Castle   Lublin
Royal Castle   Poznań
Imperial Castle   Poznań
Royal Palace   Wrocław
  Portugal
Ajuda National Palace   Lisbon royal residence in 1828 and 1862-1889.
Queluz National Palace   Queluz replaced the Royal Barrack in 1794.
Sintra National Palace   Sintra
Belem Palace   Lisbon official residence of the Presidents of the Republic since 1912.
Necessidades Palace   royal residence in 1821-1822, 1828-1861 and 1889-1910. Now headquarters of Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Pena Palace   Sintra
Citadel Palace Cascais
Mafra National Palace   Mafra
Palace of the Carrancas   Porto now Soares dos Reid Museum.
Dom Manuel Palace   Evora only one wing of the palace survives.
Ducal Palace   Alentejo used by the royal family but privately owned as part of the dukedom of Braganza estates.
Ribeira Palace Lisbon royal residence since 1503, destroyed by 1755 earthquake.
Royal Barrack Lisbon wooden building that served as royal residence after the 1755 earthquake, destroyed in 1794 and replaced by the Queluz Palace.
Alcaçova Palace São Jorge Castle Lisbon. Royal residence in 1255-1503, destroyed by 1755 earthquake.
Salvaterra Palace Salvaterra de Magos no longer extant.
Almeirim Palace Almeirim lost.
Corte Real palace Lisbon previous palace of the Corte Real family, bought by the crown for the princes. Destroyed by fire in 1751 and remains destroyed by 1755 earthquake.
Pinheiro Palace Herdade do Pinheiro Previously a Royal property, now in private ownership.
Guimaraes Castle   Guimaraes residence of the Counts of Portugal between 1095 and 1131.
Paço das Escolas Coimbra royal residence between 1131 and 1255, used by Coimbra University since 1537.
Bemposta Palace   Lisbon Built by Catherine of Braganza widow of Charles II of England, on her return to Portugal. Royal residence in 1822-1826. Now part of the Portuguese Military Academy.
Palacio Real de Alcantara Lisbon located in the area of Calvario, mostly destroyed in 1755. Only part of the old stables survive in calvario square.
Santos Royal Palace Lisbon sold to the family of the Marquis of Abrantes in the 17th century who lived in it up to 1909. Currently it is the Embassy of France in Lisbon.
Quinta Real de Caxias Caxias small palace with formal gardens and large baroque cascade with sculptures by Machado de Castro. Royal residence in 1861-1862.
  Romania
Royal Palace (Bucharest)   Bucharest
Cotroceni Palace  
Peleș Castle   Sinaia
Săvârșin Castle   Arad County
Elisabeta Palace   Bucharest
  Russia
Grand Kremlin Palace   Moscow
Terem Palace  
Peterhof Palace   Saint Petersburg
Stroganov Palace  
Summer Palace
Tsarskoye Selo   Pushkin
Vorontsov's Palace   Saint Petersburg
Winter Palace  
  Serbia
Stari dvor   Belgrade
Novi dvor   Belgrade
Royal Palace   Belgrade
Beli dvor   Belgrade
Obrenović villa   Smederevo
  Spain
Royal Palace of Madrid   Madrid official residence of the King
Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial   Royal Castle & Monastery of El Escorial
Royal Palace of El Pardo  
Palace of Zarzuela residence of the King and Royal Family, part of the larger El Pardo complex
Royal Palace of Aranjuez  
Royal House of the Farmer   Aranjuez
Cottage of the Prince   Madrid
Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso   Segovia
Royal Palace of Riofrío  
Royal Palace of La Almudaina   Palma de Mallorca
  Sweden
Royal Palace   Stockholm
Drottningholm Palace   Drottningholm
Chinese Pavilion  
Gripsholm Castle   Mariefred
Gustav III's Pavilion   Hagaparken
Haga Palace  
Rosendal Palace   Djurgården
Rosersberg Palace   Rosersberg
Strömsholm Palace   Kolbäck
Tullgarn Palace   Södertälje
Ulriksdal Palace   Solna
  Ukraine
Royal Palace   Lviv
  Turkey
Topkapı Palace   Istanbul In the 15th and 16th centuries it served as the main residence and administrative headquarters of the Ottoman sultans.
Çırağan Palace   Former Ottoman palace, is now a five-star hotel in the Kempinski Hotels chain.
Dolmabahçe Palace   Dolmabahçe Palace served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1887 and from 1909 to 1922.
Beylerbeyi Palace   Beylerbeyi Palace was commissioned by Sultan Abdülaziz (1830–1876) and built between 1861 and 1865 as a summer residence and a place to entertain visiting heads of state.
Yıldız Palace   Yıldız Palace built in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It was used as a residence by the Sultan and his court in the late 19th century.
Küçüksu Pavilion   Küçüksu Pavilion was used by Ottoman sultans for short stays during country excursions and hunting.
Adile Sultan Palace   Adile Sultan Palace is the former royal residence of Ottoman princess Adile Sultan. It was donated to the state by Adile Sultan to be used as a school building for the Kandilli Anatolian High School for Girls and is today a cultural center.
  United Kingdom
Buckingham Palace   London
St James's Palace  
Kensington Palace  
Richmond Palace
Palace of Whitehall
Windsor Castle   Windsor
Eltham Palace   Eltham
Hampton Court Palace   Richmond
Nonsuch Palace Nonsuch Park
Holyrood Palace   Edinburgh
Linlithgow Palace   Linlithgow
Falkland Palace   Falkland
Hillsborough Castle   Royal Hillsborough

Oceania edit

Residence Photo City Function Link
  Tonga
Royal Palace, Tonga   Nukuʻalofa
  French Polynesia
Royal Palace Papeete
  Fiji
Royal Palace Levuka
  New Zealand
Turangawaewae Ngaruawahia
  Samoa
Villa Vailele Vailele
  United States
Hānaiakamalama   Honolulu
Huliheʻe Palace   Honolulu
ʻIolani Palace   Honolulu
  Wallis and Futuna
Royal Palace Uvea
Royal Palace Sigave
Royal Palace Alo

See also edit