Egeskov Castle, Odense

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Admire the best preserved moat castle in Europe at Egeskov Castle. Built by Frands Brockenhuus and completed in 1554, the castle contains 66 rooms, six bathrooms, and four different mazes within the gardens. Notice that the castle is built on oaken piles and surrounded by a 5 m (16 ft) lake. When it was constructed, the area was experiencing periods of civil unrest, so many noblemen built their homes to act as fortifications. Explore the Hunting and Yellow rooms on the ground floor, and the banquet hall, Rigborg, Victorian, music, tower, and admiral's rooms on the first floor. Be sure to stop at Titania's Palace, an intricate dollhouse containing more 3,000 components, constructed by Sir Nevile Wilkinson for his daughter. Take a look at our Odense trip builder app to schedule your visit to Egeskov Castle and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • If you choose and pay a visit to Egeskov Castle, so GOOD time to set and view the whole thing, because there are millions of exciting things to see
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  • Egeskov Castle offers many experiences. Parts of the castle itself can be seen, of course, but in reality it is the surroundings that are the most interesting. The castle gardens is exciting, but it would be desirable if we also had the opportunity to try the ancient labyrinth, but it is obviously not open to the public! There is also a large children's play area, where one of the latest is their Tree Top Walking where you walk on suspension bridges in 15 meters height. It may be recommended, even for adults. In summer, there are a number of activities in the Castle area. When we were there (august), there was a large Esperanto veteran brandbiler, which was very impressive. The biggest minus by Egeskov Castle is the relatively high entrepris on almost 200 dollars for an adult.
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  • We viewed the castle on a rainy day. The castle has a very nice pond outside with a peacock bird that lives there, The castle is very nice inside with some suits of armor on the first floor. The garde...  more »
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  • One of the first true castles I visited in Europe. Classic design and architecture. The highlight for me was The Princess Doll house inside. Of course it’s much more than a doll house, it’s an amazing treasure. Tip: see if you can figure out the music box on display next to the mini castle. A little bit of mystery here!
  • Nice castle to visit. Good for family and couples alike. Definitely worth the trip here. Car enthusiast will be in for a surprise
  • A small, yet beautiful castle with much to see inside; the view from the garden is wonderful. The places around the castle are great for families: with toys, games, museums, and other attractions that makes the place very fun.
  • Super place to go! A huge park with a lot of sightseeing and museums. A huge place for children. They can spend a whole day here! Very great place for both children and adults, a family place. Love it very much.
  • Wonderful place to spend the whole day. Plenty of space for the kids to run and big playgrounds. The gardens are beautiful as well.

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