Rosenborg Castle, Copenhagen, Denmark
Oster Voldgade 4A, Copenhagen, Denmark 1350| Map |
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark, the Rosenborg Castle is among several stunning castles open to the public for tours. The Rosenborg Castle, originally built as a country summerhouse in 1606 in the Dutch Renaissance style, was used by Danish regents as a royal residence until around 1710. The castle, now state property, was opened to the public in 1838. Visitors can tour the castle, which houses a museum exhibiting the Royal Collections from the late 16th century of Christian IV to the 19th century. Of special interest to tourists is an exhibition of the Crown Jewels and the Danish Crown Regalia. In addition, a Coronation Carpet and the Throne Chair of Denmark are also stored here. A lovely time to visit the Rosenborg Castle is in summer, when flowers bloom in the Rosenborg Castle Garden, the country's oldest royal garden. The gardens are a popular retreat for the people of Copenhagen and attract an estimated 2.5 million visitors every year. Next to the castle are barracks where the Royal Life Guards are stationed. The Rosenborg Castle is a laid-back outing and offers a peek into the royal life for families visiting Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Tips for Families
It's best to visit the Rosenborg Castle in spring or summer to enjoy the warmer weather and pretty gardens while on a family vacation in Copenhagen, Denmark. Be sure to feed the kids before arriving to the castle as there are no eating establishments nearby.
Address: Oster Voldgade 4A, Copenhagen, Denmark 1350| Map
Phone: +45 3315 3286
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