Amalienborg Palace is a must for anyone with a taste for royal history and an interest in the life of Denmark’s royal family.
Type of excursion:
2-hour excursions, 3-hour excursions
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The palace is famous for its Royal Guard (Den Kongelige Livgarde in Danish). Every day, you can watch the Changing of the Guard as they march from their barracks at 100 Gothersgade by Rosenborg Castle
through the streets of Copenhagen to Amalienborg. The Changing of the Guard takes place at 12:00 noon.
Amalienborg Palace is made up of four identical-looking buildings: Christian VII’s Palace, Frederik VIII’s Palace,
Christian IX’s Palace and Christian VIII’s palace, with a statue of King Frederik V (from 1771) in the center. In
Christian VIII’s Palace you will find the famous Amalienborg Museum. The history of the museum
stretches back 150 years to Christian IX and Queen Louise, who were known as “the in-laws of Europe” due to
the fact that four of their children ascended to the thrones of England, Greece, Russia and Denmark respectively.
Amalienborg Museum presents the private interiors of Denmark’s kings and queens, untouched throughout the
centuries. Experience a journey through time as you view the rooms of Christian IX, Queen Louise and their
descendants, which reflect the contemporary tastes of their eras and the personalities of the kings and queens at
the time, whether in military, Victorian, or knightly style. The large garden room offers an insight into royal life and
the monarchy in the 21st century. Life as a member of Royal family involves many duties and traditions, and
there is plenty of opportunity here to explore them and gain an understanding of what it means to be a royal in the
*Entrance tickets paid separately: 16 euro/adult, children free of charge