Royal Palaces and castles in Copenhagen | Which to visit
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Royal Palaces and castles in Copenhagen | Which to visit

Rebecca Aller
Rebecca Aller
May 17, 2024
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Royal Palace, Daniel Rasmussen, Visit Copenhagen

Below you will find a list of Royal Castles and Palaces in and around Copenhagen and a guide to explore them.

Copenhagen is a city deeply rooted in royal history and the seat of one of the world's oldest continuous monarchies.

Watch the video to experience all the palaces and castles and decide which ones to visit.

You will find information on opening hours and addresses on each article. You can also get an overview of their locations through our map below. This will ensure you have all the necessary information for an exploration of Copenhagen's regal heritage.

Exploring Royal Copenhagen

Royal Palace Copenhagen
Daniel Rasmussen, Visit Copenhagen

These palaces and castles, each with their unique charm and historical significance, provide a window into the royal past and present of Copenhagen.

Whether you are a history buff, architecture enthusiast, or simply a curious traveler, these sites will surely enrich your understanding and appreciation of Copenhagen's royal heritage.

In The City Center

If you prefer to stay in the city center, you can visit Amalienborg Palace, Rosenborg Castle, Frederiksberg Palace, and Christiansborg Palace- four beautiful royal palaces right in the heart of the city.

For A Day-Trip

Additionally, if you have the desire and time for a day trip, Fredensborg Palace, Frederiksborg Castle, Kronborg Castle, and The Hermitage are just a train ride away. These four castles offer fantastic surroundings and a break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Opening hours and directions

Openings hours for (updated today)
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed
Address: - directions
Website: official site

Palaces and Castles in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is home to a collection of fascinating Palaces and Castles waiting to be explored. Use our list and map below to find the palaces and castles just for you!

Amalienborg Palace | A Royal Palace In Copenhagen

Amalienborg Palace | A Royal Palace In Copenhagen

Explore The Royal Palace, Amalienborg and changing of the guards of Amalienborg, a must-see in the heart of Copenhagen. Find opening hours and adress and read about the history.

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Christiansborg Palace | Royal Palace in Copenhagen

Christiansborg Palace | Royal Palace in Copenhagen

Explore the history of Christiansborg Palace, a must-visit attraction in Copenhagen and discover Copenhagen sights with StoryHunt! FInd opening hours and adress.

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Rosenborg Castle

Rosenborg Castle

Discover Rosenborg Castle, a top attraction in Copenhagen. Explore this royal palace's rich history, majestic art, and the Danish Royal Family's Crown Jewels. A must-see in the hea

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Fredensborg Palace | Day-Trip To A Royal Barok Palace

Fredensborg Palace | Day-Trip To A Royal Barok Palace

Explore Fredensborg Palace near Copenhagen: a baroque gem with fairy-tale gardens. Discover royal history, stunning architecture, and plan your visit to Denmark's Versailles.

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Frederiksberg Palace | Royal Palace in Copenhagen

Frederiksberg Palace | Royal Palace in Copenhagen

Frederiksberg Palace in Copenhagen: a baroque beauty surrounded by enchanting gardens. Dive into Denmark's royal history, enjoy walks in the park and unique boat tours.

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Frederiksborg Castle | A Renaissance Castle in Denmark

Frederiksborg Castle | A Renaissance Castle in Denmark

Frederiksborg Castle is Denmark's grandest Renaissance castle near Copenhagen. Featuring the Museum of National History and beautiful gardens it is a perfect family day-trip.

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The Hermitage | UNESCO-listed landscape

The Hermitage | UNESCO-listed landscape

Visit The Hermitage in Dyrehaven (The Deer Park) near Copenhagen: a royal lodge set in a UNESCO landscape. A fairy-tale setting with rich history. Enjoy a day trip to royal nature.

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Kronborg Castle | A Royal Day-trip

Kronborg Castle | A Royal Day-trip

Visit Kronborg Castle, also called "Hamlet's Castle" on a day trip from Copenhagen. Discover its connection to Shakespeare's Hamlet, and enjoy the old coastal town of Helsingør.

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