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Kronborg Travel Guide: 45 reviews and 162 photos
To the north from Copenhagen on to edge of the cape acting directly in the Oresund strait, there is the huge castle Kronborg, whose graceful, covered by copper towers sharply differ from its massive strengthenings.
It seems, that the centuries-old history of the castle is full of contradictions as well. Once there was a royal residence, then - a military garrison, and now - a museum is placed there. However Kronborg became famous first of all owing to two legendary characters.
First of them - Hamlet, the prince of Denmark, the hero of the play of William Shakespeare. Its action is developed in Kronborg though the author called it Helsingor - the name of city which is located at walls of the castle.
The second legendary hero - Holger the Dane, one of the 12 palladines of the famous emperor Charles the Great (742-814). Like the English king Arthur, Holger didn't die, and, according to the legend, he sleeps, but will wake up to protect the native land if it is necessary.
My completed pages about Denmark
1) Copenhagen (Intro, 40 reviews,164 photos, 9 videos),
2) Helsingor (Intro, 11 reviews, 66 photos, 1 video),
3) Kronborg (Intro, 14 reviews, 62 photos, 2 videos),
4) Robuhavn (Intro, 6 reviews, 25 photos, 1 videos,
5) Denmark (Intro, 0 reviews, 3 photos, 1 video).
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