The royal and parliament buildings were very grand and imposing.
We went inside the royal palace which had very ornate 18th Century style rooms on one level, but contained a medieval dungeon/basement on another. I’m guessing Buckingham Palace wouldn’t have one of these since it’s relatively new, built in the 19th Century.
We learned a bit about the Swedish royal family and its long history. Being from a country where the gossip magazines are saturated with the going-ons of the British royal family, it comes as a bit of shock to learn that other countries have monarchs that are well-loved too.