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Fredensborg Palace

Slottet 1B, Fredensborg 3480, Denmark
+45 33 95 42 00
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Fredensborg Palace was built in the beginning of the 18th Century. The image of an Italian country villa was on the drawing board when Frederick IV began construction on his Baroque palace. The king wanted to create a haven where his family life...more
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Slottet 1B, Fredensborg 3480, Denmark
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"summer residence"
in 6 reviews
"front entrance"
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"beautiful park"
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"open to the public"
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"at noon"
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"at home"
in 3 reviews
"baroque garden"
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"short stop"
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"royal guards"
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"castle"
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"queen"
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"statues"
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"grounds"
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"war"
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We stopped just in time to see the changing of the guard which occurs once every 24 hours. Impressive, this is an 18th century Baroque palace used by the royal family for state visits and events.

Thank Nancy H
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

The palace is situated in a quiet place, we walked around 150 meters from the main door to reach to the palace.From the main gate to the palace there is a garden full of green trees and flowers. The trees had been cut in different...More

Thank Ayan H
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Fredensborg (palace of peace in Danish) got the name to celebrate the peace with Sweden 1721 after centuries of war. The baroque building is just 30 minutes from the impressive renaissance castles of Frederiksborg, Hillerød, and Kronborg, so you may easily get an impression of...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Grand walk about but no entry. Still, the gardens were beautiful and worth the visit. It is great knowing there remains a fascination with royalty in the days of cynicism.

Thank Cavydad
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We didn't actually tour any part of the palace, but this was still one of my favorite experiences. We arrived just in time for the changing of the guards ceremony, which takes place daily at noon, when the Queen is in residence. As we got...More

1  Thank Mary G
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

One of Denmark’s iconic Baroque palaces from the 17th century and also being the summer residence of the Royal family, where different events of international character are held. You can reach the castle in different ways. From Esrum lake you can walk the beautiful path...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

When we arrived they were having the changing of the guard ceremony so we were able to see some of it. The home is beautiful and we just made a short stop to see it.

Thank N B
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Went here with our Coach Holiday Party. Very interesting. Especially Shakespeare's history there. Surrounded by a moat with actual water in made it more interesting, been to many Castles/Palaces with moats without water. Lovely just to stroll at leisure. The History of the Palace really...More

Thank Sarah M S
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This 18th century baroque palace is the queen's summer home. You can view it outside but there are guards barring entry or a closer look. The gardens are among Denmark's largest. If you are in the area then it is worth a short stop, otherwise...More

1  Thank Trek-Always
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Guess we didn't read the info more carefully. You can walk up to the front gate, but you can't enter. Guards are there. The Royal Family uses this palace especially in the spring and fall. What you can do is walk the lovely grounds. We...More

Thank JKS55
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