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A princess is a part of every fairy tale. In Frederiksborg Palace it’s possible to meet a real princess quite often. It’s the most significant Danish palace serving not only as national museum but also for representative purposes for important state as well as royal events. Frederiksborg Palace is a perfect as well as a most beautiful example of Nordic Renaissance. The building of the monumental masterpiece located on three small islands in the middle of Palace Lake started with king Frederick II in the 16th century. The palace bears actually his name. But it was his son who invited most significant Danish architects who gave the palace its final shape. Immediately, Frederiksborg Palace became famous as a European residence as well as the place where Danish rulers located their royal art collection. Nevertheless, a destroying fire broke out in 1859 in Frederiksborg Palace and the majority of the palace as well as works of art being of inestimable value were reduced to ashes. Luckily, the Danish industrialist and philanthropist Jacob Christian Jacobsen came rushing to help with his money that he earned primarily thanks to his world famous brewery Carlsberg. Jacobsen and the royal family made a generous donation for the castle’s renewal. He started buying up antique furniture as well as works of art. In the palace, a national museum was established. The Palace Church serves for important events connected with the monarchy till this day. The most significant one is the annual awarding of Danish decorations. Coats of arms of people awarded by the famous Danish Order of the Elephant are hung on the perimeter walls of the chapel. The centrepiece of the room is the monumental organ made of silver and ivory. The dominant feature is omnipresent water in various forms. You can find here an immense number of pools and fountains. After walking about the local gardens every woman will feel like a real princess.

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