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 Gåsetårnet, or Goose Tower, Vordingborg Castle, Vordingborg, Sjælland, Denmark 
 Keywords: Castle was built in 1364 by King Valdemar the Great, who ruled and united Denmark between 1320 and 1375. The Goose Tower, which is the last remaining tower of the castle, was the first protected historic monument in Denmark. It is 26 metres high and so named because of the golden goose which was set on top of its spire in 1871. Queen Margete I of Denmark was born in the castle. Danish Zealand Gasetarnet Atterdag Margaret Margrette old ancient medieval fortress bastion citadel defensive military architecture stronghold massive solid tall brick red round circular cylindrical cylinder green copper oxide verdigris spire hilltop hill top high fairy tale lgpl

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Gåsetårnet, or Goose Tower, Vordingborg Castle, Vordingborg, Sjælland, Denmark

Keywords: Castle was built in 1364 by King Valdemar the Great, who ruled and united Denmark between 1320 and 1375. The Goose Tower, which is the last remaining tower of the castle, was the first protected historic monument in Denmark. It is 26 metres high and so named because of the golden goose which was set on top of its spire in 1871. Queen Margete I of Denmark was born in the castle. Danish Zealand Gasetarnet Atterdag Margaret Margrette old ancient medieval fortress bastion citadel defensive military architecture stronghold massive solid tall brick red round circular cylindrical cylinder green copper oxide verdigris spire hilltop hill top high fairy tale lgpl