This beautiful country, which never ceases to conquer hearts of travellers with its warmth and cosiness, is famous for its unparalleled architecture, numerous cultural events and love for traditions. The best way to start your acquaintance with Denmark is to visit Copenhagen. The capital of the country is rich in ancient buildings, beautiful cathedrals and museums. Amalienborg Palace is a must visit place for all tourists. This beautiful architectural landmark was built in the 18th century. The complex consists of four palace buildings that are located on the edges of a spacious square. The central part of the square is decorated with a monument of Frederick V. The Marble Cathedral is located not far from the square. This is one of most beautiful and elegant buildings in the city.
Art connoisseurs are recommended to take a walk on the New Haven boulevard as the majority of famous art galleries, exhibition centres and museums are located there. Several important sights are located on the City Hall Square, where guests of the city will see Charlottenborg Palace, Art Academy and the Royal Theatre. Arsenal Museum is usually called the most famous culture facility of the city. The museum exhibits collections of fire arms, vintage clothes and carriages.
The island of Zealand is an interesting tourist object. This place is famous not only for its crystal clean lakes and beautiful forests, but also for several dozen of historic castles. Kronborg Castle is a large fortress with breath-taking design that is famous as the scene of action in the famous tragedy by Shakespeare. Fredericksburg Castle now holds the exhibition of the National Museum of History, but the luxury of its inner premises is no less valuable than the items exhibited.
The town of Roskilde is the location of a wonderful cathedral that was built 9 centuries ago. The cathedral was traditionally used to bury members of the royal family, so currently 20 royal families have been buried there, including the Russian czarina Maria Feodorovna. There is also a museum dedicated to Viking ships in Roskilde. This museum is a great way to learn more about first conquerors and settlers of Denmark. Another magnificent open air museum is located on the Fyn Island. This small island is completely covered with dense forests that hide over a hundred of small villages and medieval castles. Finally, the Mon Island is a place of wondrous nature and is also very popular with travellers.
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