Hamlet's Castle


Kronborg was built by King Frederik II in 1574-85. The castle replaced King Erik of Pomerania's medieval castle, Krogen", and used its fortifications to rule the entrance to the Sound, the stretch of water between Denmark and Sweden. Kronborg was initially…

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Guarding the Sound

Kronborg shot to stardom when Shakespeare set his play Hamlet" at the castle. Kronborg was…

Shakespeare and the Danish muses

”.. My good friends, I'll leave you till night. You are welcome to Elsinore. ” is how…

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