Kronborg Castle

Helsingør, Capital Region, 3000, Denmark

Kronborg Castle
Photo: Ikiwaner License: CC BY-SA 3.0
Kronborg is a castle and stronghold. Immortalized as Elsinore in William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, Kronborg is one of the most important Renaissance castles in Northern Europe. The castle is situated on the extreme northeastern tip of the island of Zealand.

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  • Castles and Palaces

  • Television and Movie Locations

    Kronborg Castle was the setting of the Danish televised holiday series "Christmas at Kronborg," which featured both Hamlet and Ogier the Dane.
  • World Heritage Site

    Kronborg Castle was added to UNESCO's World Heritage Sites list in the year 2000, for its historic role as a Renaissance castles in Northern Europe and its symbolic value to the Danish people.

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