The facts: This Rococo palace dating from 1748 is the residence of the Queen of Denmark.
Does the queen really live here? You truly sense her presence.
It’s a genuine Copenhagen landmark. It’s no accident that it is the only attraction in Copenhagen to feature on UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites.
If you want to be impressed by the royal art collections and crown jewels, visit Rosenborg Castle instead. But generally speaking, very few visitors regret spending time at Amalienborg.
The noontime Changing of the Royal Life Guards is popular – but mostly if you have a weakness for military drills.