Copenhagen castles

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The Royal Castles in Copenhagen are among the most magnificent sights of the Danish capital. On this page we present them to you!

Amalienborg Castle

The residence of the Danish royal family
Amalienborg Castle
The Danish royal house has its home in the four exactly identical rococo palaces. Every day at 12 noon, the famous ceremonial changing of the guard takes place here, which is not to be missed.

Rosenborg Castle

Royal jewel in Copenhagen
Rosenborg Castle
Rosenborg Castle is one of the most interesting sights in the Danish metropolis. King Christian IV chose this stately home, surrounded by a moat, as his summer residence. The castle got its current appearance in 1616 with a north wing, a second floor and distinctive towers.
Schloss Christiansborg
Christiansborg Castle is one of the most famous sights in Copenhagen. The imposing building is located in the south of the Danish capital on the castle island Slotsholmen.

Fredriksborg Castle

Moated Castle and National History Museum
Fredriksborg Castle
Frederiksborg Castle (Frederiksborg Slot) is located about 30 km north of Copenhagen city centre in the town of Hillerød. The impressive moated castle is considered the largest and most important Renaissance building in Northern Europe. Since 1878, it has housed the National History Museum in about 60 rooms.

Charlottenborg Castle

Art Gallery and Academy of Arts
Charlottenborg Castle
Charlottenborg Palace is a small city palace in the old town of Copenhagen. The palace is the seat of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, and in the rear part is the Kunsthal Charlottenborg with exhibitions of contemporary art.
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