About Amalienborg Palace

Anyone who has a taste for royal history. he must visit Amalienborg Palace. It offers a peep into the life of a royal family still residing inside the palace. Amalienborg is made up of four identical buildings. These are Christian VII’s Palace , Frederik VIII’s Palace, Christian IX’s Palace and Christian VIII’s Palace. All these buildings are monument of Danish grandeur. You’ll also find Amalienborg Museum showcasing the royal history. Can also sense the presence of one of the world's oldest monarchies from the beautiful palace square where you can watch the changing of the guards.

Must See

The four identical buildings  and  changing of the guards  are the main attractions of  Amalienborg  Palace . It is considered one of the greatest works of Danish Rococco architecture. It is made up of four identical buildings - Christian VII’s Palace  used as guest residence, Christian VIII’s Palace used as guest palace for Prince Joachim and Princess Benedikte, Frederik VIII’s Palace, home of the Crown Prince family), and Christian IX’s Palace, home of the Queen and Prince Consort).Then there is a Museum in Christian VIII’s palace. Here  you can experience royal life past and present.

The castle is also known for changing of The Royal Guard called Den Kongelige Livgarde. You can experience the changing of the guards, as they march from their barracks in Gothersgade 100 by Rosenborg Castle through the streets of Copenhagen.The march  ends up at Amalienborg palace, where the changing of the guard takes place at 12:00 noon.  Guests are guided by the palace mascot, Hannibal the Elephant, who greets them at eye level with engaging signs. 
 

How to reach


By Bus:  Take line 66 bus from Hovedbanegården, Tivoli to Sankt Annæ Plads, Skuespilhuset takes 9m including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.Movia operates a bus from Copenhagen Central Station to Amalienborg Palace every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 190 to 270 DKK. Journey takes 9 minutes.

By Train: You can also catch a train from openhagen Central Station to Amalienborg Palace. It departs from København H station every 5 minutes

Tips

• Go for a  combined ticket with Rosenborg Palace. It can be purchased for  DKK145 and is valid for 36 hours

• Don't forget to see the "Changing Guard" ceremony. Its worth watching

• The Palace showcases the Danish splendor, Should grab it

• Eat at the best street food markets. You will never run out of delicious opportunities 

• Must see the three types of watches: King's watch, lieutenant watch and palace watch.

Visit Time

   Day                   Opening          Closing Hours

Sunday                   10am                3pm                                    

Monday                   10am                3pm                                    
                                               
Tuesday                     10am                3pm                                    
                                    
Wednesday            10am                3pm                                    
                               
Thursday                10am                3pm                                    
                                 
Friday                   10am                3pm                                    
                                 
Saturday                10am                3pm                                    
                                    

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Waiting Time

5 to 10 minutes to buy the tickets. Queues for tickets at Amalienborg are usually much shorter than at Rosenborg

 

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Entrance Fee

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Entry fee for adults is DKK95 and DKK65 for students. It is free for children under 18, A combined ticket with Rosenborg Palace  can be purchased for  DKK145.It is valid for 36 hours

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Time you can spend

Suggested time 45 minutes to 1 hour

 

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Weather

Light Rain 12.33°C

 

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