Royal Palace, Oslo

The Royal Palace (Norwegian: Slottet or Det kongelige slott) in Oslo was built in the first half of the 19th century as the Norwegian residence of the French-born King Charles III John of Norway, who reigned as king of Norway and Sweden. The palace is the official residence of the current Norwegian monarch while the Crown Prince resides at Skaugum in Asker west of Oslo.

Slottet, Royal Palace
View of the front façade
Location within central Oslo
General information
Architectural styleNeoclassicism
Town or cityOslo
Coordinates59°55′0.88″N 10°43′39.24″E
Construction started1825
Completed26 July 1849
ClientCharles III of Norway
Design and construction
ArchitectHans Ditlev Franciscus Linstow
Other information
Number of rooms173[1][2]
King Haakon VII, the first monarch to permanently reside at the palace
Royal Guardsmen in front of the Royal Palace

The palace is located at the end of Karl Johans gate in central Oslo and is surrounded by the Palace Park with the Palace Square in the front.