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7120.01.06 
 Entrance to Kronborg Helsingør Fredricksborg Sjælland Denmark 
 Keywords: Original castle built in 1420 to help in the collection of taxes and excise from shipping sailing through the Øresund which were introduced in 1429. The present castle was built 1574 to 1585 in Renaissance architectural style by Dutch architects Hans van Pæschen and Antonine van Opbergen. Shakespeare set his play Hamlet in the castle at Elsinore. A statue of Holger the Dane sleeps in the castle and folklore says he will wake to defend Denmark should the need arise Danish Helsingor Zealand Oresund Paeschen large grand big impressive massive stone building green copper roof oxide verdigris spire dome many several windows wall fine summer day blue sky fluffy white cumulus clouds defensive military architecture palace moat high brick wall fortification citadel bastion old ancient medieval lgpl

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Photographer: Leslie Garland
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Entrance to Kronborg Helsingør Fredricksborg Sjælland Denmark

Keywords: Original castle built in 1420 to help in the collection of taxes and excise from shipping sailing through the Øresund which were introduced in 1429. The present castle was built 1574 to 1585 in Renaissance architectural style by Dutch architects Hans van Pæschen and Antonine van Opbergen. Shakespeare set his play Hamlet in the castle at Elsinore. A statue of Holger the Dane sleeps in the castle and folklore says he will wake to defend Denmark should the need arise Danish Helsingor Zealand Oresund Paeschen large grand big impressive massive stone building green copper roof oxide verdigris spire dome many several windows wall fine summer day blue sky fluffy white cumulus clouds defensive military architecture palace moat high brick wall fortification citadel bastion old ancient medieval lgpl