The Altar piece
The Altar piece was donated by King Karl XI and was made by the carpenter Steijermark and the sculptor Peter Schultz in 1678 and pictures Jesus crucifixion.
The Organ and Gallery
The Organ is from 1702 and was made by Hans Henrik Cahman, it was renovated in 1819 by P. Strand. At the Organ Gallery you can see 4 white painted Doric columns and at the front piece is the Swedish Coat of Arm.
The Banér crypt - 1636
The Banér crypt was built in 1636 for the Swedish field Marshal Johan Banér who died in Germany 1641. In the crypt there is a painting of Johan Banér and his sarcophagus.
The Bernadotte crypt - 1860
The Bernadotte crypt is the last crypt to be added to the church, it was built in 1858-1860 in preparation for the death of King Oscar I. The crypt is designed by the architect Scholander.
In the centre of the crypt is the sarcophagus of Queen Desideria and behind it her husband King Karl XIV Johan. On the left hand side are the sarcophagus of King Oscar I, Queen Josefina, King Oscar II and Queen Sofia. On the right hand side are the sarcophagus of the King Karl XV, Queen Lovisa, King Gustav V and Queen Victoria.
The Gustavian crypt - 1634
The Gustavian crypt was built by King Gustav II Adolf before his departure for Germany and the Thirty Year's War. It was finished in 1633 at the time for his burial June 22:nd the same year.
The Gustavian crypt was the first to be added to the church and was designed by the architect Kristian Blume. It has 7 narrow windows and at the centre is the large sarcophagus made in marble for King Gustav II Adolf. At the basement of the crypt is the sarcophagus of King Adolf Fredrik, Kinga Gustav III, King Gustav IV and King Karl XIII.
The Carolinian crypt - 1743
The Carolinian crypt is designed by the architect Carl Hårleman and is made of sandstone. In the crypt there are 3 large sarcophagus, King Karl XII i the centre, King Fredrik I to the right and Queen Ulrika Eleonora to the left.
At the basement of the crypt is the sarcophagus of King Karl X, Queen Hedvig Eleonora, King Karl XI and Queen Ulrika Eleonora.
The Lewenhaupt crypt - 1654
The Lewenhaupt crypt was built in 1654 for the field Marshal Carl Mauritz Lewenhaupt and is brothers Adma Ludvig Lewenhaupt and Gustaf Mauritz Lewenhaupt.
The Torstenson crypt - 1651
The Crypt was built in 1651 for the Swedish field Marshal Lennart Torstensson. In the crypt is a statue of Lennart Torstensson and it's the resting place of himself and his wife Beata De la Gardie.
The Wachmeister crypt - 1654
The Crypt was built in 1654 for the Wachmeister and von Fersen families.
The Vasaborg crypt - 1647
In 1647 the Vasaborg crypt was built for Gustav Gustafsson of Vasaborg, the only son (illegitimate) of King Gustav II Adolf.
The Sarcophagus of the King Karl Knutsson Bonde
King Karl Nutsson Bonde was buried in 1470 and is resting in the north sarcophagus at the Altar. He was King of Sweden and Norway during his lifetime, he was also Regent of Sweden and a leader of rebellions. The sarcophagus was built by King Johan III in 1570, before that the King was probably buried beneath a grave slab.
The Sarcophagus of the King Magnus Birgersson
King Magnus Birgersson was buried in 1292 and was the first King to be buried in the church. He is resting in the south sarcophagus at the Altar. The sarcophagus was built by King Johan III in 1570, before that the King was probably buried beneath a grave slab.
The Grave slabs
In the church there are approx. 123 grave slabs containing the remains of well-known persons from mainly the Swedish Nobility
The Coat of Arms of the Seraphim Order of Chivalry
Once the Seraphim Order of Chivalry was the fines award a person could get but today it's only given to the Royal family and foreign head of States and without any request for achievment. All the Coat of Arms of the living knights are kept at the Royal Castle at the Hall of the Seraphim Order. After their death the Coat of Arm is transferred to the Riddarholm church where it will be placed.
The Order was instituted in 1748 by the King Fredrik I and in the Riddarholm church you can find some Coat of Arms representing today controversial persons such as; the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei, the former dictator Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia, the former president Hosni Mubarak of Egypt and the former Japanese Emperor Hirohito.