Frederiksborg Castle, Hillerod

Head to Frederiksborg Castle to explore the lavish rooms and lush gardens of past Danish royalty, now transformed into the area's national history museum. The oldest parts of the castle were built by Frederick II in 1560, but the majority of what remains today was constructed by Christian IV in the early 1600s. Walk the grounds of the largest Renaissance palace in Scandinavia to see fountains, sculptures, hedges, and a variety of flowers and other foliage. The castle is in the middle of Palace Lake and stretches across three small islands. Check out the large Baroque chapel, the lavishly decorated rooms, the Great Hall and Throne Room, and the contemporary Danish art collection housed inside. A small cafe in the garden is an ideal place to sit down and grab a coffee while taking in great views of the palace. Plan your visit to Frederiksborg Castle and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Hillerod trip planner .
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  • A cute place! An impressive castle... recommend the visit inside the Castle... is worth. It is very easy to reach from train.
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  • It is a very nice Castle. And nature is very beautiful, there is much to see in the Park, and the violence, man can have several hours to go there. When you are hungry you can go down to biliver the city with, Rib House and eat lunch and dinner, reasonable prices, and good service. If you are a member of D C d and have his card with one can get 20 percent to Castle
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  • Frederiksborg Castle is a beautiful experience. You can see the Castle from afar and simply to wander into the castle is a fine experience. Due to the snowy weather we settled in to enjoy the view to the Castle Park. There's enough to look at for a full day. There is a big well-stocked museum shop with both good as less good souvenirs. It must have required a very large service staff to man and maintain the Castle. Many of the early coats of arms are about to go to. There is a lift.
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  • Amazing Renaissance castle. you won't be disappointed. The only thing is the interior decor ...too much furniture... overwhelming. you need at least 1h:30 inside castle and 2 hours in the gardens. there is a hidden cafe at the top of the gardens. check first if it is opened Nice tea and cakes and the view is stunning.
  • One of the best castles and must watch if you are at Copenhagen. Take a 24 hour pass and go to hillerod and castle is a 3 stop bus away. Castle has 3 to 4 floors and each level is beautiful. Church with musical instrument and badges or medals of king. Then rooms on each floor with amazing painting. There were about 55 to 60 rooms each with different colour background and furniture. Bed, closet, clock, Paintings, porcelain bowls and glasses, Curtains, Wall Ceiling, Dinning table and chairs and different type of sofa and each room with history of kings place of interest. This is overall a beautiful castle to watch from inside and out. Surrounding has lake and garden for the kings.
  • Worth the visit! A very grand castle surrounded by a moat. The grounds are meticulously manicured and open to walk through. I visited in March, but I am told it is great for a summer picnic.
  • While being on of many castles in Copenhagen, it is still stunning! Easily accessible from the metro and a short but beautiful walk. The castle is more modern than Kronberg castle and very nicely maintained. Absolutely worth the visit.
  • Beautiful baroque garden Frederiksborg Palace is situated on three islets in the castle lake in Hillerød, north of Copenhagen. The palace, which is surrounded by the beautiful Frederiksborg Palace Garden, was built in the Dutch Renaissance style at the beginning of the 1600s by King Christian 4.
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