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Castles & Palaces in Denmark

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Castles & Palaces in Denmark

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Aalholm, also Aalholm Castle (Danish: Aalholm Slot), is a castle and country estate in Nysted in the municipality of Guldborgsund, on the south coast of the island of Lolland, Denmark. It is the oldest castle on the island, first mentioned in the 1329.

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The Yellow Palace (Danish: Det Gule Palæ), or Bergum's Mansion, is a mansion in Amaliegade next to Amalienborg Palace in the Frederiksstaden district of Copenhagen, Denmark. It is considered the first example of Neoclassical architecture in Copenhagen.

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Ulstrup Slot

The Vordingborg Castle ruins (Vordingborg Slotsruin) are located in the town of Vordingborg, Denmark and are the town's most famous attraction

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Voergaard Castle (Danish: Voergaard Slot) is a moated Renaissance manor house located 10 km north of Dronninglund on the North Jutland island in north-western Denmark. It is open to the public and houses a significant art collection.

Vallø Castle (Danish: Vallø Slot) is a manor house located 7 km south of Køge, in Stevns Municipality, on the island of Zealand in Denmark. It now serves as a residence for unmarried, widowed and divorced women of noble decent.

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Valdemars Castle (Danish: Valdemars Slot) is a small palace situated on the island of Tåsinge near Svendborg in southern Denmark

Sønderborg Castle (Danish: Sønderborg Slot) is located in the town of Sønderborg, Denmark on the island of Als in South Jutland. It houses a museum focusing on the history and culture of the area. The castle is located in the middle of the town, in a park setting overlooking Als Fjord. The museum is open year round.

Sorgenfri Palace (Danish: Sorgenfri Slot; lit. "without sorrow", like Sans Souci) is a royal residence of the Danish monarch, located in the Lyngby-Taarbæk municipality in Greater Copenhagen. Today the palace is closed to the public but the palace gardens are accessible when the monarch is not in residence. Count Christian of Rosenborg (a younger son of Prince Knud) and his wife Countess Anne-Dorte presently reside in the palace

Schackenborg Castle (Danish: Schackenborg Slot, pronounced [ˈɕɑɡ̊ŋ̩b̥ɒːˀ ˈslʌd̥]) is a royal residence of the Danish monarch located in Møgeltønder, Southern Jutland.

Roskilde Mansion (Danish: Det Gule Palæ i Roskilde), also known as Roskilde Palace and as the Yellow Mansion (Danish: Det Gule Palæ), is a former royal Baroque mansion in central Roskilde, Denmark. Located just east of Roskilde Cathedral, it now houses both an exhibition veneue for contemporary art and the office and official residence of the Bishop of Roskilde.

Rosenholm Castle (Danish: Rosenholm Slot) is Denmark's oldest family-owned castle, and is one of the best-preserved complexes from the golden age of the manor house – from 1550 to 1630. Rosenholm Castle is founded in 1559 by the Danish nobleman Jørgen "George" Rosenkrantz. His family are among the oldest and most famous in the Danish history.

Næsseslottet, is an 18-century country house located on the shores of Lake Furesøen at Lyngby north of Copenhagen, Denmark. The name, which translates as "Peninsula House", is a reference to the buildings setting on a narrow peninsula which extends from the east shore of the lake. The estate had previously been a royal farm known as Dronningegård and this name has continumously been associated with the locale.

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Nysø Manor, located near Præstø in the southeast of the Danish island of Sealand, was built in 1673 for Jens Lauridsen, a local functionary.

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Nordborg Castle (Danish: Nordborg Slot) is a small castle which lies on the southern side of Nordborg Lake in Nordborg on the island of Als in Denmark. The castle premises are currently used as a boarding school

Meilgaard Castle (Danish: Meilgaard Slot, Meilgård) is situated between Fjellerup Strand and Bønnerup Strand, in Djursland, Denmark. The estate known as Medelgård was first mentioned in 1345

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Marselisborg Palace, (Danish: Marselisborg Slot, Danish pronunciation: [mɑˈseːlisb̥ɒːˀ]) is a royal residence of the Danish Royal Family in Aarhus.

Marienlyst Castle, Danish Marienlyst Slot, is a palacial residence located in Helsingør, Denmark. It was named after King Frederik V of Denmark's second wife, Juliana Maria the queen consort of Denmark and Norway. The building formerly served as a royal pavilion of Kronborg Castle and was mostly used as a venue for pleasure and hunting. It was also used by the director-general of the Øresund Customs House, Colonel Adam Gottlob von Krogh and his wife Magdalene, between 1796 and 1847.

Kronborg is a castle and star fortress in the town of Helsingør, Denmark. Immortalized as Elsinore in William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, Kronborg is one of the most important Renaissance castles in Northern Europe and was added to UNESCO's World Heritage Sites list on November 30, 2000.

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Koldinghus is a Danish royal castle in the town of Kolding on the south central part of the Jutland peninsula. The castle was founded in the 13th century and was expanded since with many functions ranging from fortress, royal residency, ruin, museum, and the location of numerous wartime negotiations.

Knabstrup Manor is a manor house located near Holbæk on the Danish island of Zealand. It traces its history back to before 1288.

Kalø Slot is a ruined castle located in eastern Jutland, in Denmark, only 20 km from the city center of Aarhus. The castle was founded in 1313 by the Danish king Erik Menved in order to establish a stronghold in northern Jutland to counter the ongoing rebellions by the local nobility and peasants against the crown. The castle was successful and from the 15th century and onwards the castle had a more peaceful role as the local administrative center.

Jægerspris Castle (Danish: Jægerspris Slot), in Jægerspris on the Hornsherred peninsula west of Copenhagen, is a Danish manor house. It has belonged to the Danish monarchs for most of its history which dates back to the 13th century. In the 1850s it became a retreat for King Frederik VII and his morganatic wife Countess Danner, who sought refuge there to escape the controversy their marriage had caused among the establishment in Copenhagen.

Hvidøre House (Danish: Hvidøre Slot) is a former country house at Klampenborg, just south of Bellevue Beach, on the Øresund coast north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It is most known for serving as the home of Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia, who was the daughter of King Christian IX after she was exiled by the Russian Revolution in 1917. It now serves as an internal conference and training venue for the Novo Group.

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