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Changing of her Majesty's guard at Amalienborg Castle

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It’s a great experience to stand in this square and watch the change of her Majesty’s Guard. A nice... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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If you have seen change of guards in other countries, then you can give this a skip. Having said... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It’s a great experience to stand in this square and watch the change of her Majesty’s Guard. A nice tradition that is kept alive. It happens at noon everyday, but you may want to come 10-15 minutes earlier as it's pretty crowded.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have seen change of guards in other countries, then you can give this a skip. Having said that, if you are planning to go to the Amalienborg Castle, there is no harm in checking the time of the ceremonies and plan accordingly. This...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Amalienborg Castle offers both change of guards and a museum with a permanent and changing exhibition. I enjoyed the one with HRH Queen Margarethe's costume and set designs. Very colourful.

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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We saw the changing of the palace guards at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen purely by chance. The palace basically surrounds a large courtyard, the guards are positioned outside the front doors of the four main palace buildings. The changing of the guards was good, but...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

It’s a great experience to stand in this square and watch the change of her Majesty’s Guard. However, if you’ve ever seen this change of guard in black and red in the UK, then this might not be that exciting.

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Reviewed September 18, 2018

Just part of going to Copenhagen. Nice simple ceremony around noon, band marching around and changing of the guard.

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Reviewed September 14, 2018

Amalienborg Palace is the home of the Danish royal family. It consists of four identical classical palace around an octagonal courtyard. Amalienborg was originally built for four noble families; however, when Christiansborg Palace burned on 26 February 1794, the royal family bought the palaces and...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018

When I travel I like to take in activities like this - we missed the earlier changing in the day but were in the area and made it a point to stick around for the afternoon ceremony. I think it's worth seeing if you have...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018

The most boring changing of the guard ceremony I've seen anywhere. Only about 18 soldiers participated in what was mostly standing and waiting, with literally nothing happening. No band. Spend your time elsewhere in Copenhagen and go to London, Stockholm, Ottawa or any other place...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

As a child I came with my parents to Copenhagen. Only a couple of memories remained, the little mermaid, Legoland and the change of the guards. Seeing it all again, made it a very special event for me as my parents passed away. My girlfriend...More

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