Kronborg, Helsingoer

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.
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  • Wonderful day at the Castle - especially exploring the outside grounds, canons, and waterfront. Surrounding the castle is the village area, perfect for photos! On the journey to the castle you’ll...  more »
  • I would definitely recommend spending a day visiting thus castle if you have time whole visiting Copenhagen. It's very easy to get to on a direct train from Copenhagen central station for about 200...  more »
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  • 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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