Sight seeing at Home of Hamlet
Travelling to North Sjælland, Denmark
A must see: Visit the home of Shakespear’s Hamlet. The Kronborg’s Castle designated in World Heritage Site designated last 2000
Outstanding Unique Value: The Royal castle of Kronborg at Helsingør (Elsinore) is of immense symbolic value to the Danish people and played a key role in the history of northern Europe in the 16th-18th centuries. Work began on the construction of this outstanding Renaissance castle in 1574, and its defences were reinforced according to the canons of the period’s military architecture in the late 17th century. It has remained intact to the present day. It is world-renowned as Elsinore, the setting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Read more from the source http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/696
How to get there: Take the Øresund regional train from Copenhagen Central Station towards Helsingør (Elsinore). The train is on Platform 1. Ticket price: The cheapest is to buy a 24hour ticket. With a 24-hour ticket you can travel for 24 hours unlimited by bus, train, metro and harbour bus in all the zones of the capital region, including trips to Roskilde, Elsinore or other parts of North Sealand. The 24-hour adult ticket costs DKK 130. One adult can bring along two children under the age of 12 free on a 24-hour ticket. Children under the age of 16 can buy a 24-hour ticket at DKK 65.
Entrance price to the Castle: Adult 140DKK, Children: 70DKK, Student: 130DKK