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Amalienborg - The Royal Palace
Copenhagen

The Palace Amalienborg is the Royal residence in Copenhagen. It is the centerpiece of Frederiksstaden, a district that was built by King Frederik V to commemorate in 1748 the tercentenary of the Oldenburg family's ascent to the throne of Denmark, and in 1749 the tercentenary of the coronation of Christian I of Denmark.

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