Selsø Castle

Skibby, Denmark

Selsø Renaissance castle was built in 1576 by Corfitz Ulhlfeld and reconstructed in Baroque style in 1734. The castle stayed abandoned since 1829 and in periods used as a grain magazine. In 1972 the restoration of the castle was initiated. The result is that when you visit the castle today, it stands exactly as it did when it was abandoned in 1829 and started to deteriorate. There is, for example, no electricity, water or heating in the castle.

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Selsøvej 30B, Skibby, Denmark
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Founded: 1576
Category: Castles and fortifications in Denmark
Historical period: Early Modern Denmark (Denmark)

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www.visitfrederikssund.dk

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Nic Bullivant (3 years ago)
We walked round Selsø Sø and came across this near Selsø church. It was not open but very impressive.
Bo Jeppesen (3 years ago)
Nice for a walk and view
Leo Khmelnitski (3 years ago)
the most wonderful castle in Denmark!
Veronica GM Lauridsen (3 years ago)
Lovely nature, full of birds and beautiful scenary through the walk from Salsø church.
Rolf Kalmar Larsen (6 years ago)
Det er et rigtig spændende slot med et historisk islæt. I borggården ligger en middelalderbrønd, som dengang jeg var med til, at udgrave den, var Danmarks største.
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