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Charlottenlund Beach

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North of Copenhagen along the coast of Oeresund you find the beautiful beach park at Charlottenlund. If you need a place to change into your swimwear for a small fee you can use the facilities at Charlottenlund Soebad.

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A: Strandvejen Near Charlottenlund Beach

by Flemming V. Larsen, 90 meters away

Here we are at Charlottenlund north of Copenhagen where Strandvejen (the beach road) meets the coast ...

Strandvejen Near Charlottenlund Beach

B: Camping At Charlottenlund Fortress

by Flemming V. Larsen, 290 meters away

The fortress at Charlottenlund build in 1886-1888 was left by the military around 1932 and is now a p...

Camping At Charlottenlund Fortress

C: Denmarks Aquarium

by Flemming V. Larsen, 310 meters away

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Denmarks Aquarium

D: View From Charlottenlund Fortress

by Flemming V. Larsen, 350 meters away

The fortress at Charlottenlund build in 1886-1888 was left by the military around 1932 and is now par...

View From Charlottenlund Fortress

E: Charlottenlund Fort

by Christian Obel, 410 meters away

Charlottenlund Fort

F: Park At Charlottenlund Palace

by Flemming V. Larsen, 560 meters away

Charlottenlund Palace is now owned by the danish state and is used by the Danish Institute of Fisheri...

Park At Charlottenlund Palace

G: Charlottenlund Palace

by Flemming V. Larsen, 630 meters away

Charlottenlund Palace was a royal residence for 200 years from 1730 to 1930. It was originally a baro...

Charlottenlund Palace

H: Copenhagen, Hellerup, Høyrups Alle

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I: Skovshoved Havn

by Christian Obel, 1.6 km away

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J: Skovshoved Havn

by Klaus Storch, 1.7 km away

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