Copenhagen, Denmark

The home of the Danish Royal family.

For history buffs out there, the Amalienborg is an attraction that definitely cannot be missed when in Denmark. Situated in Copenhagen, it is home to the royal Danish family. Constructed as four identical palace facades with rococo interiors surrounding a courtyard, anyone with a taste for architectural beauty and a lavish history will be truly thrilled.

A massive statue of Amalienborg’s founder stands tall and proud in the middle of the courtyard, serving as a reminder of his place in Danish history. One should also not miss out on the incredible experience of the famous changing of the guards at Amalienborg. Royal guards make their daily march from their barracks by Rosenborg Castle, through the streets of Copenhagen, and end up at Amalienborg at noon for the changing of the guards. It is truly a spectacle to behold!

The locale is also home to the Amalienborg museum, where one can get to know about the history of the monarchy that dates back 150 years, and the large garden room within it offer a glimpse into the monarchy’s modern life. With a sneak peek into the private interiors of the most recent kings and queens, the museum definitely is a must0see for those interested in all things royalty! Amalienborg is a picturesque place of history that promises to fascinate all who visit it.

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Tips Before You Go
As mentioned above, the changing of guards occurs at 12 p.m. everyday, so do plan your visit according to the given time if you’re interested in watching this amazing spectacle.
Amalienborg Slotsplads 5, 1257 København K, Denmark