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Amalienborg, Copenhagen

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Amalienborg (Danish pronunciation: [æˈmæˀljənˌpɒˀ]) is the home of the Danish royal family, and is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. It consists of four identical classical palace façades with rococo interiors around an octagonal courtyard (Danish: Amalienborg Slotsplads); in the centre of the square is a monumental equestrian statue of Amalienborg's founder, King Frederick V.

Amalienborg was originally built for four noble families; however, when Christiansborg Palace burned on 26 February 1794, the royal family bought the palaces and moved in. Over the years various monarchs and their families have resided in the four different palaces.
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  • Knowing very little about the Danish Royal Family, this museum gives a good introduction into the lives of the Royal family and their geneology. Upkeep of rooms is good with clear descriptions.  more »
  • The museum is inside Amalienborg palace. It is nice but not unmissable. There are exhibited some objects of the royal family but they aren't too old. It costs 95DKK. I suggest it only if you are...  more »
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  • Must visit if you're in Copenhagen! It's amazing to see the marching band and changing of the guard when the Queen is in residence. Definitely visit the palace. You can wander the guest area freely. I appreciated that staff would move to another room so that I can enjoy the rooms to myself. Wonderful experience.
  • Impressive castle! It's cool to see when you're there passing through but I actually don't know why someone would go there just for this. The soldiers are nice to watch, but that's about it. Nothing to do except walking by to say "I was there". You cannot go in there since the queen and king live there

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