Changing of the Royal Guards at Amalienborg Palace

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Experience a royal tradition up close Changing of The Royal Guard

Amalienborg is famous for its Royal Guard, called Den Kongelige Livgarde. Every day you can experience the changing of the guards, as they march from their barracks in 100 Gothersgade by Rosenborg Castle through the streets of Copenhagen and end up at Amalienborg, where the changing of the guard takes place at 12:00 noon.

Surrounding the palace square with its statue of King Frederik V from 1771, Amalienborg is made up of four identical buildings. These are Christian VII’s Palace (also known as Moltke's Palace, used as a guest residence), Frederik VIII’s Palace (also known as Brockdorff’s Palace, home of the Crown Prince family), Christian IX’s Palace (also known as Schack’s Palace, home of the Queen) and Christian VIII’s Palace (also known as Levetzau' Palace, used as a guest palace for Prince Joachim and Princess Benedikte). It’s in this building you’ll find Amalienborg Museum.

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Experience a royal tradition up close Changing of The Royal Guard

Amalienborg is famous for its Royal Guard, called Den Kongelige Livgarde. Every day you can experience the changing of the guards, as they march from their barracks in 100 Gothersgade by Rosenborg Castle through the streets of Copenhagen and end up at Amalienborg, where the changing of the guard takes place at 12:00 noon.

Surrounding the palace square with its statue of King Frederik V from 1771, Amalienborg is made up of four identical buildings. These are Christian VII’s Palace (also known as Moltke's Palace, used as a guest residence), Frederik VIII’s Palace (also known as Brockdorff’s Palace, home of the Crown Prince family), Christian IX’s Palace (also known as Schack’s Palace, home of the Queen) and Christian VIII’s Palace (also known as Levetzau' Palace, used as a guest palace for Prince Joachim and Princess Benedikte). It’s in this building you’ll find Amalienborg Museum.

Source: Forsvaret

TRAVEL TIP: With a Copenhagen Card in hand you get free admission to Amalienborg and over 80 attractions as well as free public transportation in the whole capital region. 

 

18th century Amalienborg is home to Queen Margrethe. Every day at noon, you can watch the changing of the guards. The museum at the palace gives an insight into royal life at past and present.

Amalienborg Palace is a must for anyone with a taste for royal history and the life of Denmark’s royal family who still resides inside the palace. 

Changing of The Royal Guard
Amalienborg is famous for its Royal Guard, called Den Kongelige Livgarde. Every day you can experience the changing of the guards, as they march from their barracks in 100 Gothersgade by Rosenborg Castle through the streets of Copenhagen and end up at Amalienborg, where the changing of the guard takes place at 12:00 noon.

Surrounding the palace square with its statue of King Frederik V from 1771, Amalienborg is made up of four identical buildings. These are Christian VII’s Palace (also known as Moltke's Palace, used as guest residence), Frederik VIII’s Palace (also known as Brockdorff’s Palace, home of the Crown Prince family), Christian IX’s Palace (also known as Schack’s Palace, home of the Queen) and Christian VIII’s Palace (also known as Levetzau' Palace, used as guest palace for Prince Joachim and Princess Marie. It’s in this building you’ll find Amalienborg Museum.

At Amalienborg Museum, you can experience royal history at the museum and sense the present of the world's oldest monarchy from the beautiful palace square where you can watch the changing of the guards.

Amalienborg Palace is home to Queen Margrethe. It consists of four almost identical buildings from the 18th century and represents a highlight in rococo architecture. The guards change daily at 12:00.

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Every day at 12 PM, you can watch the changing of the guards outside Amalienborg Palace - home to the royal family. 

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