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|Kalo Castle was build around 1313 as one of four in Jutland by the danish King Erik Menved.|
The castle was, among others, a state prison. The swedish King Gustav Vasa was imprisoned here 1518 to 1520 whe succeded to escape to Lübeck.
1660 it wasn't in use anymore and it was demolished. Bricks were transported to Copenhagen to build the new Charlottenborg Castle at ...
|Frydendal Castle is as small castle dating back to 1669 and expanded in the years 1722-23. It has been undere restauration several times since then. |
Todays owner is Haldor Topsøe, founder and owner of the company Haldor Topsøe A/S.
1957 Frydenlund Castle was bought by Danish-American musician and comedian Victor Borge. He used it as summer residence whe he and his...
|The present Nyborg Castle's history dates back to around 1200. The dense, low tower and the basement of the castle building are the remains of the original fortress, which was surrounded by a 1.5-metre thick ring wall with semicircular corners. |
Due to its central location, the fortress became the site of the so-called Danehof assembly meetings of the nation’s most powerful men f...
|Castle Fredensborg, Denmark||08/06/2005||370|
|Kronborg has for centuries been one of the most important Renaissance castles in Northern Europe and was added to UNESCO's World Heritage Sites list on November 30, 2000.|
The castle is known as the setting for much of William Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. The play has been performed several times in the courtyard and at various locations on the fortifications.
|Dragsholm Castle (Danish: Dragsholm Slot) is a fortification and Noble residence on the Danish island of Zealand. Construction was started by the Bishop of Roskilde in the twelfth century. It was also used as state prison.|
James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, consort of Mary, Queen of Scots met his end here, as a prisoner for allmost 5 years of King Frederik. He was caught in Nor...
|The Castle Neideck was first mentioned in 1219|
It was one of the biggest German castle complexes in that time.
On September the 14th in 1347, the lord of the castle, Konrad von Schluesselberg, was killed by an enemy and teh castle was destoyed
Today it is one of the most familiar emblems of the Frankonian Switzerland
|Koldinghus is the last of the ancient royal castles on the peninsula of Jutland, Denmark. The castle is situated on the south central part of the peninsula in the town of Kolding. The castle was founded in the 11th century and was expanded over the course of centuries and has since then had many functions ranging from fortress, royal residency, ruin, museum and the location of numerous wartime ...||03/28/2008||285|
|Previously the Viking capital of Denmark, today Jelling is a small village. It is the site of the burial mounds of King Gorm the Old of Denmark and his wife Thyra, parents of King Harald Bluetooth.||03/07/2007||373|
|Kaunas Castle is considered the oldest castle in Lithuania. About a third of the castle survives today.|
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Kaunas Castle is located in Kaunas, Lithuania. Archeological evidence suggests that it was originally built during the mid-14th century, in the Gothic style. Its site is strategic – a rise on the banks of the Nemunas River near its confluence with...
|In Smedegade, Aeroskobing, you can see the smallest house in Denmark. It's called Dukkehuset, the doll house. When you stand next to it you know why.|
It's 26 m2 and housed years ago a family of 8. Today it's used as holiday apartment.
It's also one one the most photographed houses in Denmark.
|Dating from 1299, this Medieval castle and Royal Residence developed into a fortress in 1592 after which it was rebuilt into a renaissance castle 1637-1648. Here you can see magnificent halls, the Castle church, the Royal Mausoleum and models of the castle. Government's Reception Rooms and Banqueting Halls. ||08/06/2005||530|