Tag: Copenhagen

The royal connection of this building
Castles, Travel

The royal connection of this building

Anyone who recognises this building is either a longtime royalty watcher or a huge fan of Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. During my last visit to Copenhagen I was nearby and decided to continue my walk after visiting the Little Mermaid to have a quick look. To my surprise I recognised the building immediately, so […]

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Jewelry at Queen Margrethe’s anniversary
News, Other News

Jewelry at Queen Margrethe’s anniversary

The great advantage of an exhibition like “En Dronningens Smykkeskrin. 50 år på tronen fortalt i smykker” (A Queen’s Jewellery Box. 50 years on the throne told through jewellery) is that you can actually tell beforehand which jewelry will be worn at a huge event like the 50th anniversary on the throne of Queen Margrethe […]

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A Queen’s Jewellery Box
Exhibitions, Travel

A Queen’s Jewellery Box

If there is one thing you should see at the moment when visiting Copenhagen, Denmark, these days, it certainly is the exhibition “A Queen’s Jewellery Box. 50 years on the throne told through jewellery” at the Amalienborg Museum in Christian VIII’s Palace. The exhibition opened in January 2022 and can be visited until 23 October […]

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Margrethe II Queen for 50 years
News, Royal News

Margrethe II Queen for 50 years

One week to go until Queen Margrethe II of Denmark finally will be able to celebrate the 50th Jubilee of her accession to the Danish throne. After her 80th birthday celebrations had been cancelled in April 2020, also most festivities on the occasion of the jubilee had to be postponed in January 2022. Several events […]

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Great exhibitions in Denmark Photo: Jens Peter Engedal / Kongernes Samling
Exhibitions, Travel

Great exhibitions in Denmark

The 50th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Queen Margrethe II and the 50th birthday of Crown Princess Mary have inspired several Danish museums to organize royal exhibitions. I was planning to travel to Denmark in September for the celebration of the jubilee (10-11 September). But as at least two exhibitions already end […]

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Exhibition at Amalienborg – Princess gowns
Exhibitions, Travel

Exhibition at Amalienborg – Princess gowns

While my own trip to Denmark this year didn’t happen, a royalty-friend of mine, Wills of Koningsfan.nl, visited the country early July and enjoyed the lovely palaces and exhibitions. She was so kind to send me her gorgeous pictures. She visited the Amalienborg Museum in Copenhagen just in time to enjoy the new summer exhibition […]

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What to see in Royal Copenhagen? Amalienborg
Travel, Travel Tips

What to see in Royal Copenhagen?

On 16 April and some previous days Queen Margrethe II of Denmark celebrates her 80th birthday. All one can hope is that the Covid-19 virus doesn’t influence any plans she or I have. Having wanted to see one of these celebrations for a long time, I booked a few days Copenhagen. I have visited the […]

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