Steninge Castle

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Steninge Castle , about 30 km north of Stockholm near Märsta in the Swedish province of Uppland , is a small castle in the Italian-influenced Baroque style .

The two-storey castle with four single-storey wooden side wings was built between 1694 and 1698 according to a design by the architect Nicodemus Tessin the Elder. J. built for Count Carl Gyllenstierna . It shows influences of the Italian baroque, as manifested in the villas of Andrea Palladio , and is unique in the Swedish baroque architecture. The castle and the garden formed an architectural unit, which was created by terraces, open stairs, pavilions and the like. a. was created. Only small remains of the original garden are preserved today.

The castle is privately owned and is since 1969 as Byggnadsminne under monument protection .

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Coordinates: 59 ° 36 ′ 7.5 ″  N , 17 ° 48 ′ 16 ″  E