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Amalienborg offers two royal experiences that let you get close to royal history through the last 250 years. In Christian VIII’s Palace the museum offers an insight into royal life past and present. You can see the private chambers of former kings...more
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Amalienborg palace square, Copenhagen 1257, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful palace square where you can watch the changing of the guards and take nice pictures of the majestic buildings.

Thank carolecoallier15
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guide was very informative about the royal family. They were not in residence . This was a stop on our walking tour.

Thank swan1955
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a nice palace to see from the outside (the guards) and from the inside. The rooms are nice and provide good information but it is not as big as you would expect. My advice if you are pushed for time Rosenborg castle is...More

Thank Travelling_Choconut
Reviewed 4 days ago

The sides of the square are composed of royal palaces and it was really surprising that you could get so close to the entrance of these buildings. However, don't get so close that you get in the way of the guards when they start marching!...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Arrived in time for the build up to COTG, as crowds were gathering. Not a lot really happens, but fun to watch. Crowds started to disappear when they thought it had finished, but it started up again and I got a much better position to...More

Thank bikeeandy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came across this whilst on our self guided walking tour and it is beautiful. A large square surrounded by majestic buildings with guards. We didn't go in to the museum because of time constraints but so pleased we came across this - well worth a...More

Thank Clairesc06
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Make sure you get there about 11.30 am to get a good position. The guards approach from Frederiksgade Rd. And March into the square. They then turn right and changeover in front of the guard room. When they put the red crowd control rope out,...More

Thank KesFrequentTraveller
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We used our Copenhagen card and enjoyed seeing the royal rooms and photographs. It was very hot and airless. We went outside to see the changing of the guard at noon. There are large crowds. If you want to take photos the crowd thins out...More

Thank Douglas645
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excited to see the changing of royal guard at the Amalienborg palace square. You can also take photo with the guard on duty with the nice uniform.

Thank Tomoko L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely building. A good museum of the Royalty past. Lots of lovely photos of the UK royal family and the Danes. Royal Family.

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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
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Sharon T
15 July 2018|
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Dear Sharon T, you can purchase the combined ticket online in our webshop and receive the ticket in your mailbox. It is up to you whether you prefer to start at Amalienborg Palace or at Rosenborg Castle. The important thing... More
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19 June 2018|
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Hi cmjcc, at present the combination ticket is only sold at our website or at the ticket office at Rosenborg Castle. It is possible to purchase the combination ticket on your mobile phone at Amalienborg Palace square after... More
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6 June 2018|
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Dear PatGi2015, thank you for interest. Photography is allowed inside the museum. Best wishes, Jeanne
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