5 mi) wide at the narrowest point between Kronborg Castle
at Helsingor in Denmark but this has failed to stop these Scandinavic countries.
The train from Copenhagen to Elsinore in North Zealand takes 50 minutes and it was a 10-minute walk to the genuinely impressive Kronborg castle
, believed to be the place where Hamlet is set.
From there we ventured across to Sweden by ferry for a whistle-stop visit, catching sight of Kronborg Castle
in Elsinore en route, famed for being the setting of Shakespeare's Hamlet.
You'll also take a day trip to Sweden and Kronborg Castle
, the inspiration for Elsinore in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Culture vultures might head for the ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, the renaissance-era Kronborg Castle
at Elsinore or the National Gallery of Denmark, which houses art created over the last 700 years.
As well as Christiansborg Palace, which houses the Danish Parliament, Supreme Court and Ministry of State, there is Kronborg Castle
, made famous by Shakespeare's Hamlet, and Rosenborg Castle, which houses some of Denmark's greatest cultural treasures.
The Michael Grandage-directed production of Hamlet arrived at New York's Broadhurst Theatre in October following stints in London and Denmark's Kronborg Castle
in Elsinore, the setting of the play.
Just one change was necessary, at Helsingor - where you will find Kronborg Castle
, the setting for Hamlet - before we arrived.
At the heart of the exhibition are six complementary paintings by Dahl, ranging in date from 1815 to 1850 and including such subjects as Dresden and Kronborg Castle
, Denmark, by moonlight.
I have witnessed a couple of productions of Hamlet at Kronborg Castle
, Helsingor ('Elsinore'), which gained enormously from the authentic setting.
My only additional travel expense was a day drip to Hamlet's Castle, or Kronborg Castle
to give it its proper name, at HelsingAr, a short train journey north.
Helsingor -- visit Kronborg Castle
(Hamlet's castle) in Helsingor and