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Fredensborg Palace

Fredensborg Palace
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Type of Attraction
Castles, Palaces, Historic Homes
Neighborhood
North
Interests That Apply
Photography, History, Architecture, Local Culture, Politics
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Price: Free
The Palace Garden is free and open all year round; tours of The Palace and The Royal Garden involve a small fee. Group tours are conducted in the morning and require reservations.
Is there parking?: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Partial
Mobility Obstacles: Extended Walking Required Stairs
Notes: Most of the park is accessible. There may be stairs to enter the castle.
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
This is a good place to get: Snacks Dinner Lunch
Restrooms: Available
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Fredensborg Palace

Royal Castle with a Wonderful Park


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Address: Phone:
Slottet
Fredensborg, 3480
+45 4848 1835

Description

Fredensborg Castle is wonderfully located in Fredensborg, north of Copenhagen. The square castle with its grand dome was built in 1721, during the reign of Frederik IV, under the supervision of architect C. Krieger. Since then the castle has been rebuilt several times, by architects Eigtved, Jardin, Thura and Harsdorff. Fredensborg Castle is the place where Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik live during spring and autumn.






Times & Dates

Open Hours: 1pm-4:30 daily, July only
Notes: The Palace Gardens are open dawn-dusk, daily, year-round.
Visit Time: 30min-1.5hr
Average Wait Time: None
Notes: The park area is open all year-round. However, the royal garden and part of the castle are only open to the public in July from 1-5pm. Guided tours are offered every 15 minutes. The royal herb garden is open daily in July from 9am-5pm.
Price: Free
Price Notes: The Palace Garden is free and open all year round; tours of The Palace and The Royal Garden involve a small fee. Group tours are conducted in the morning and require reservations.

Exposure

Outdoor with little or no covering.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers

Transportation

Nearest Train or Bus: Fredensborg Station
Best Modes of Transportation: Train
Notes: Please note that there is no train connection directly to Copenhagen. Please change at Hillerød Station to the regional train running between Hillerød and Helsingør.
Parking Availability: Yes


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