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A place of pilgrimage for Shakespearean scholars from around the world, Kronborg represents one of Europe's most recognizable Renaissance structures and is a World Heritage Site. Built in the 1420s as a stronghold for King Eric VII, the castle shot to fame in the early 17th century when it inspired Shakespeare to use it as a setting for "Hamlet." Follow in Hamlet's footsteps in the soldier's quarters and storerooms, which stretch beneath the castle and contain a famed statue of the legendary Viking chief Holger the Dane. Planning Helsingoer trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
Tours To Kronborg
Copenhagen Card BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $64
Duration: 1 to 5 days
Castles Tour from Copenhagen: North Zealand and Hamlet Castle BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $118
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Grand Day Trip around Copenhagen BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $153
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
My family (3 adults and 2 kids 4 and under) enjoyed our time visiting the castle. We bought tickets online and they were good for one visit within 1 year of the purchase date. The inside was... more »
The view from the tower is amazing so make sure you get up there when there is enough sunlight left (150 steps no elevator) The castle is 45 minutes one way by train from Copenhagen central station.... more »
The castle is beautiful and maintained well. Descriptions under each room on whom/why/how is mentioned in detail. It will take around 3-4 hours to see the castle with medium interest level. There is a room in castle on the ground floor where one can eat their packed lunch. Although there is also a restaurant and cafe inside and outside the castle. Ticket cost is 100 krona, and if you visit the maritime museum a discount of 25% is offered.
Amazing experience! Close to Copenhagen by train. So if you have time then do visit n also the cute shopping street. Beautifully decorated for Christmas.
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