Places in Zealand
The main sight at the busy port town of Helsingør (Elsinore) is imposing Kronborg Slot, a brute of a castle that dominates the narrowest point of the Øresund. It was made famous as Elsinore Castle in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, although the intimate psychological nature of the play is a far cry from the military colossus squatting on the shore.
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Viking Denmark: following the footsteps of ancient explorers
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Top 10 reasons to love Copenhagen
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Plastic fantastic: Denmark's Legoland
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