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Frederiksborg Castle

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This historic castle was constructed on three islands and is surrounded by lake and beautiful gardens. Frederiksborg Castle has housed The Museum of National History since 1878. A tour through the museum's many beautiful rooms is an encounter with...more
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Frederiksborg Slot 10, Hillerod 3400, Denmark
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Reviewed yesterday

You have many choices for palaces and castles in Denmark, and mostly in Copenhagen. We took a train to see Frederiksborg Castle (NOT Fredericksberg Palace!) and it was worth every minute of travel. Note: Castle: A fortified structure to protect against invasion, often with a...More

Thank GMW213
Reviewed 3 days ago

There are a lot of castles in Denmark, but none of them look like the ones in your childhood storybooks except for this one. In the style of Dutch Renaissance, it is nothing less than spectacular. It has a moat, towers and turrets and a...More

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the best architectures in Denmark, the feeling of walking in the castle instead of the palace to see the architecture

Thank Mina A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did a day trip from Copenhagen and this was one of our stops. I loved the interior and opulence of the castle. Little details like real antlers on animal wall decorations for example or beautiful carved picture frames not too mention beautiful wood furniture....More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Frederiksborg Slot (Castle) in Hillerod is about 40 minutes from Copenhagen. Built from 1602 to 1620 by Christian IV, it suffered a fire in 1859 so there is reconstruction. It is referred to as the ''Danish Versailles''. The inside is fairly light and airy for...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, you can walk around the grounds and gardens without having to pay admission. Only the museum costs an entrance fee. The gardens are beautiful and can easily take up a couple hours. The National Museum is in the castle and for someone...More

Thank Lonelobster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t know that people get as excited about Carl Bloch paintings as the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The Carl Bloch paintings in this castle are worth seeing. They are beautiful. The castle is pretty amazing itself. The...More

Thank Brinicward
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We planned a day to visit this museum. Took the train from Copenhagen to the Hillerød station; about a 30 minute train ride. When you exit the train look for the signs pointing to Frederiksborg Slot; easy 15 minute walk. You walk through a nice...More

1  Thank Carrie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit and easy to reach from Copenhagen. It can get crowded, but most people move quite quickly so just take your time! The audio tour is free and gives a lot of good information and historical background. You'll need a few hours...More

1  Thank inkwave17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful...You will need a guided tour here as it big and history that will be provided makes it more interesting.

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Response from Gladys G | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can bring your bike to either to the train or to the bus. As majority of the population in Denmark uses bicycle, they even have alloted some spaces like in the train for those who are using bikes.
28 August 2017|
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Response from cute_kaila | Reviewed this property |
we used the public transport. or you could join a local tour. but be early, both places are far.
23 March 2017|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is quite possible to do this. Take an S- train Line E to Hillerod...About a 45 minute trip. You won't need to catch a bus. You will walk through town to the Castle. You'll walk past a number of nice shops and... More