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Denmark's Pride

When castles became less military fortifications and more the reflection of their national character, Rosenborg Castle was built. The charm and grace of this 17th century Royal castle evoke peace and enlightenment, more than it does a military site. Located in central Copenhagen, the castle was commission by King Christian IV in 1606, taking another 18 years to complete. It was only used as a royal residence until 1707, and was eventually opened to the public in the 1830s. Tours allow you to explore the beautifully proportioned and decorated rooms and view such collections as Flora Danica (china sets decorated with botanical themes) and the world's finest collection of Venetian glass, or stroll the manicured grounds during the summer to enjoy the gardens. The castle also houses the Danish Crown Jewels and Regalia.

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