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The Royal Family takes summerholliday , with open castle for tourists

Norway Today
20/06/2014
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Saturday castle opens its doors to the audience. Those who are hoping to catch a glimpse of the royal couple, will probably be disappointed.
Saturday castle opens its doors to the audience. Those who  are hoping to catch a glimpse of the royal couple, will probably be disappointed: From next week on will the royal couple have summer holiday.
"Open Castle" has become very popular, and during the school holidays from Saturday 21 June to Sunday 17 August, can visitors  follow a guided tour. In addition to a guided tour the castle's representational rooms,can guests get their own exhibition, this year with items from Paléet.
The Palé was a single-storey stone building in Christiania, which served as the royal residence before the castle was built. It lay between Oslo Børs and Railway Square. The owner Bernt Anker bequeathed in 1805 his home "as residents of the royal family, as often as   the royal family visited Norway.
After Paléet was demolished by fire in 1942, the inventory was transferred to the Royal Palace, the State official residence, Norwegian Folk Museum, Hobart and UD. Now gather items from Paléet:
- Constitution Bicentennial will also make its mark on this year's exhibition. the pocket constitution that King Haakon always carried with him during the war, including display, says assistant communications manager Sven Gj Gjeruldsen to the newsagency NTB.
 
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today 
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