Dronningholm Castle Ruins

Frederiksværk, Denmark

Dronningholm Castle construction was started by Valdemar the Great (died in 1182) and completed around 1200 by Valdemar II of Denmark (Valdemar Victorious). It was a solid castle construction with moats and drawbridge. The castle was one of the largest in the country, but burned down in 1525. According to the legend queen Dagmar got the castle as a morning gift.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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Ritch Dawson (5 months ago)
Place was ruined! ?
Baerbel Born (2 years ago)
Beautiful view and perfect place to relax. Very simple ruins but perfectly taken care of so it looks clean and tidy. Nice view to the nearby lake and landscape
Katrien De Gusseme (3 years ago)
There is not a lot of info here, we saw it as part of a nice walking tour with did.
Morten Slott Hansen (4 years ago)
Not much to see really - but the nearby swap was pretty :)
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