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Amalienborg Palace

Amalienborg Palace

Amalienborg Palace

Amalienborg Palace (Danish Royal Palace) (Amalienborg, Copenhagen) – this is the main residence of the Queen of Denmark. Amalienborg is made up of four identical rococo style buildings – The Christian VII’s Palace is also known as Moltke’s Palace, The Christian VIII’s Palace is also known as Levetzau’s Palace, The Frederik VIII’s Palace is also known as Brockdorff’s Palace and The Christian IX’s Palace or Schack’s Palace –spread around the octagonal courtyard. Amalienborg is considered one of the greatest works of Danish Rococo architecture and was constructed in the 1700’s.

Nowadays, audiences can see two of the four palaces: Christian VIII’s palace, which is partially organized as a museum for the Glücksburg royal family, and Christian VII’s palace, which is used by the Queen for receiving guests and official representatives.

In the middle of the courtyard there is an equestrian statue of King Frederik V and it is considered one of the most outstanding equestrian statues in the world. The statue was unveiled in 1771 – five years after King Frederik V’s death in 1766.

Admission: 95 DKK (Adult), 80 DKK (Students), Children under 18: Hours: Opening hours vary. Check the Museum’s website for an updated schedule: https://dkks.dk