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Sorgenfri Palace Gardens

Sorgenfri Palace Gardens
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Type of Attraction
Castles, Palaces, Historic Homes, City Parks & Gardens
Interests That Apply
History, Outdoors, Photography
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Price: Free
Is there parking?: Limited
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Mobility Obstacles: Extended Walking Required Dirt/off-road walking
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
This is a good place to get: Snacks Lunch
Restrooms: Not Available
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Kongevejen 6
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This castle was created in 1705 by Count C. Ahlefeldt, and was rebuilt in 1742 by Laurits von Thura. Since then it has been a popular summer residence of the Royal Family, especially several kings and princes up to 1947. The outer buildings of the castle are still inhabited by members of the Danish Royal Family. The park is open to the public.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: Dawn-dusk, daily
Notes: Open dawn-dusk, daily.
Visit Time: 30min-1hr
Average Wait Time: None
Notes: It is only the park area that is open to the public; the palace and private gardens are not.
Price: Free


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: Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers


Nearest Train or Bus: Lyngby Station
Best Modes of Transportation: Bus Train
Notes: You can take Bus 184 directly from Nørreport Station in Copenhagen via Lyngby Station, or you can walk from Lyngby Station. The walk to the castle is approximately 30 minutes.
Parking Availability: Limited

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