Frijsenborg Castle

Hammel, Denmark

Frijsenborg is one of Denmark's most remarkable estastes. The impressive main building was designed between 1859 and 1867 by one of Denmark's leading architects, Ferdinand Meldahl, for Count C. E. Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs. The Frijsenborg manor, the result of the conversion of a more modest Baroque-period house, was built in a period when Danish estates enjoyed great wealth and influence. Their prosperity caused a boom in the building of manors on a scale unseen since the heyday of the nobility in the Renaissance. Architects of the era found inspiration for conversions and new buildings from the architecture of the Renaissance. Frijsenborg manor epitomises this Renaissance Revival. Today Frijsenborg is an office of farming and forestry company.

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Founded: 1859-1867
Category: Castles and fortifications in Denmark

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Kenneth Borregaard Rasmussen (3 years ago)
Beautiful surroundings :)
Kenneth Borregaard Rasmussen (3 years ago)
Beautiful surroundings :)
VITALII TOMETSKYI (3 years ago)
Nice
VITALII TOMETSKYI (3 years ago)
Nice
Samuel - (3 years ago)
Beautiful place.. Just the scaffolding was an eye sore.
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