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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, Hilleroed Municipality 3400, Denmark
+45 48 26 04 39
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the S-train from Norreport station to Hillerod, easy 35-40 minute trip. Walked through the quaint town to the castle and spent a couple hours exploring. Something for everyone here-would love to come back and walk through the grounds in summer. Town was a treat...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here around 2 pm.. No much crowd. 75 dkk entrance and you will see such amazing architecture and entire museum plus the garden at the back of museum. I am really fascinated with the wall paintings, cabinets, and the clocks. Ilove seeing very old...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic, fairytale renaissance castle with equally awesome garden. Inside also beautiful castle church and national history museum.

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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Around 30 minutes from central train station in Copenhagen lies an amazing castle and stunning grounds in the town of Hillerød. From the train station walk around 10 minutes through the main high street you will reach the castle.. Like a fortress the castle is...More

1  Thank fa7er
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Visited castle via an excursion. The castle is amazing. Upon arrival you are greeted by a spectacular castle surrounded by a moat. There is a magnificent fountain in the courtyard. The castle has wonderful paintings and highly ornate rooms. Unfortunately, did not have a chance...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite castle in Denmark. It was my 3rd trip to the castle but I haven't been in over 10 years so I went back. The architecture in this castle is amazing along with the paintings on the ceilings, the murals, the furniture....More

1  Thank Anlisa
Reviewed 29 October 2018

I stayed overnight at Hillerod, so was able to spend a whole day at this beautiful castle. In the morning, I enjoyed walking in the Castle's beautiful woods and baroque gardens, before the rain came. In the afternoon, I visited the Castle, which contains the...More

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 27 October 2018

The visit here was one of the trip's highlights. I was told that Kronborg Castle was more beautiful, but I couldn't disagree more. The landscaped grounds, even with signs of plant disease, was impressive with ponds, mazes, and topiary. Then another treat awaited us as...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2018

We had a quick guided tour of this 16th century castle. There is much to see and the rooms are lovely. The chapel is exceptionally beautiful for a castle chapel. Now the Danish Museum of National History, there are many portraits and you can trace...More

Thank susieQ304
Reviewed 19 October 2018

This castle is grandiose! Its gardens are also very beautiful. The castle is full of furniture, artwork and memorabilia that is worth the view!

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2 December 2018|
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Response from Clarke D | Reviewed this property |
Good Afternoon 2.5 hours would be the minimum amount of time to spend at the Castle. I spent 3.5 hours and am very thorough reading almost all verbiage provided. Walk through village of Hilerod if time permits
26 August 2018|
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Response from PerLundP1 | Reviewed this property |
In the local train indeed yes.
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.