Amalienborg is the official winter residence of Danish monarchs. The palace ensemble was built within a short period of time (1749-1755) and was designed by N. Eigtved (1701-1754) in rococo style. Four identical palaces are located opposite each other on an octagonal ground. The equestrian monument to Frederick V is in centre.
Address: Slotsplads 4, Copenhagen
Web: Amalienborg palace
Open hours: The square is open all the days of the weeks. Christian VIII palace, where Amalienborg museum is located open from 21 April to 30 December from 11 am till 4 pm. Closed on Mondays.
Admission to Amalienborg museum: adults - 60 DKK, children up to 17 years - free of charge.
In Amalienborg there are museums in the palaces of Christian VII and Christian VIII. In the latter the visitors may see personal rooms of the Danish royal family Gluckborg of 1863 – 1947. Furniture and household items have been preserved from those times. Every day at 11:30 royal guardians come out of Rosenborg palace and go along the streets of Copenhagen accompanied by wind orchestra. This ceremony lasts half an hour and at noon the traditional change of guards can be watched in Amalienborg.