Kronborg Castle is a medieval castle and fortress in Helsingor, Denmark, that as immortalized by William Shakespeare as Elsinore in his famous play, Hamlet.
This 16th century castle with its large banqueting hall is located on the extreme northeastern section of the island of Zeeland. It is considered one of the most important Renaissance castles in northern Europe and is listed as one of the buildings on the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Eric of Pomerania built the first castle on the site in the 1420s, but most of the original structure was destroyed by fire in the early 17th century.Places nearby:
Tivoli Gardens: Denmark's Playground 40 km / 25 mi
Copenhagen Zoo: The Oldest In Europe 41 km / 25 mi
Old Town Museum: A Living Town From The Past 151 km / 94 mi
Gothenburg Botanical Garden: Get Amazed by Plant Species From Around the World 187 km / 116 mi
Liseberg Theme Park, Gothenburg: A Lot More Than Your Ordinary Amusement Park 188 km / 116 mi