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Rosenborg Castle

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Address: Oster Voldgade 4A, Copenhagen 1350, Denmark
Phone Number:
+45 33 15 32 86
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The beautiful 400-year-old castle is situated in central Copenhagen's...

The beautiful 400-year-old castle is situated in central Copenhagen's popular park, The King's Garden. The castle was built by one of the most famous Scandinavian kings, Christian IV. Today, the glory of the past can be experienced through the numerous art treasures of the previous kings and queens. Among the main attractions is the Great Hall with the coronation thrones and three life-size silver lions standing guard. The crown jewels and royal regalia sparkle behind the thick walls of the treasury beneath the castle.

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My partner and I enjoyed our time at the castle. We wandered around the grounds before buying our ticket in to the castle to see the treasures and history. I love palaces and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed our time at the castle. We wandered around the grounds before buying our ticket in to the castle to see the treasures and history. I love palaces and castles and thoroughly enjoyed our trip here. It was well organised and easy to get around without missing bits out. Would recommend if you like this sort... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice surrounding gardens to walk through and the interior was well kept. No audio guide but the guidebook had quite a lot of information. Really cool to see the crown jewels and thrones! Well worth the 100DKK

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This relatively small palace holds a wealth of different collections from porcelain to exquisite glass, jewellery, and more. There are not many signs explaining anything you see, so you will need a brochure or do your research beforehand. The craftsmanship of many of the articles displayed was for me what made them jewels, rather than the precious materials alone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were lucky to time our visit (arriving about 11.30 am) just before the changing of the guard as the troop all collect here before marching down to Fredericksberg Slot. The castle is full of interesting artefacts and fabulous rooms but the crown jewels in the basement are the main attraction. Don't miss it!

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Thank Chasyj
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth the walk to. It's in a lovely park. Holds the Crown Jewels. Open to visit but only short hours. Surrounded by a duck pond and armed soldiers.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a moated castle not to be missed. It also was someone's home- royalty in this case. As royalty goes it is cosy or hugge. Give yourself plenty of time, we unfortunately only had 1/2 hour to see the treasury. Well worth the visit. Make sure you also spend some time in the Kings gardens next door. Beautifully done... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The castle is just like taken out of a fairytale and the surrounding gardens are very beautiful. The art collection inside the building is rich and impressive.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you're going to see these three castles, I'd save Rosenborg for last since I found this to be the most visually stunning on the interior. I will be the first to admit that I'm more interested in admiring beautiful architecture and textiles and less in the history of these places, however.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We only spent 15 minutes here, it's really quite small but also quite pretty. You can pay to go inside which we decided not to do. Sightseeing bus stops outside on the Red, 'Mermaid Tour'

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a small size castle with lots of paintings and tapestries. It is also where the Danish crown jewels are stored which is the main attraction. It is quite central to the city and has lovely gardens and a cafe

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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its blend of charming old buildings and bold new architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which consists of three buildings, two of which are new and situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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