COPENHAGEN: Amalienborg

Amalienborg is an 18th Century rococo complex of palaces. Denmark’s royal family, one of the world’s oldest monarchies, still resides here.

Amalienborg from the canal.
The palace square with 1771 statue of King Frederik V on horseback.
Denmark is a kingdom, and Amalienborg is the royal family’s residence
At the palace square, you can watch the changing of the guard at noon.
Amalienborg central fountain.
Fun at the fountain.
Close-up of one of the four large abstract columns that flank the fountain.

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