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A place of pilgrimage for Shakespearean scholars from around the world, Kronborg represents one of Europe's most recognizable Renaissance structures and is a World Heritage Site. Built in the 1420s as a stronghold for King Eric VII, the castle shot to fame in the early 17th century when it inspired Shakespeare to use it as a setting for "Hamlet." Follow in Hamlet's footsteps in the soldier's quarters and storerooms, which stretch beneath the castle and contain a famed statue of the legendary Viking chief Holger the Dane. Planning Helsingoer trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
Even on the poor exchange of the Australian dollar, this was the best value castle tour we have done in Europe over the last ten months of our journey. The English tour, included in the ticket price..... more »
Kronborg Castle is an hour's drive from Copenhagen, so if you are visiting Copenhagen I recommend you visit it. Outside the castle, there is a beautiful territory, inside the castle everything is... more »
One of the most interesting castles I've ever been to. Not very opulent or enormous, but very practical. Neat looking storage facilities surrounding the castle. Nice descriptive displays in each room. The cellars are the most interesting part of the castle for me and they are pitch black in a lot of parts. Follow the lighted arrows and don't get lost!
You must visit this amazing Castle. You will definitely need a full day ! It’s huge ! The gardens are magnificent. So much to see . Get there early it can get very busy . Take a tour it’s definitely worth it. If you love history you will love exploring this castle. Fabulous day out with the family.
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