Marienlyst Castle

Local nameMarienlyst Slot
LocationElsinore, Denmark

Marienlyst Castle, Danish Marienlyst Slot, is a palacial residence located in Helsingør, Denmark. It was named after King Frederik V of Denmark's second wife, Juliana Maria the queen consort of Denmark and Norway. The building formerly served as a royal pavilion of Kronborg Castle and was mostly used as a venue for pleasure and hunting. It was also used by the director-general of the Øresund Custom House, Colonel Adam Gottlob von Krogh and his wife Magdalene, between 1796 and 1847.

Hans van Steenwinckel, the royal architect, designed and built the original pavilion and parterre garden in 1587, for King Frederick II of Denmark. The royal estate was then purchased in 1758 by Count Adam Gottlob Moltke, who completely changed the original pavilion and garden with the help of French architect Nicolas-Henri Jardin between 1759 and 1763.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marienlyst_Castle

Info http://www.visitcopenhagen.com/copenhagen/marienlyst-castle-gdk414289

Address Marienlyst Alle 30, 3000 Helsingør, Denmark

Coordinates 56°2'28.331" N 12°36'14.64" E

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