Jægerspris Castle, Jaegerspris

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Jægerspris is a town and a former municipality in Region Hovedstaden. It lies in the northern part of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 96 km², and had a total population of 9,480 . Its last mayor was Ole Find, a member of the Social Democrats political party.A significant portion of the north end of Jægerspris is covered by forest. There are also stretches of sand and dunes along the municipality's western side.In addition to roadways leading southward into Skibby, there is a road across Roskilde Fjord to the town of Frederikssund. A ferry to Hundested from Kulhuse to Sølager was disbanded in recent years. As of 2006, the ferry has been reinserted and sails in the summer months.On January 1, 2007 Jægerspris municipality ceased to exist due to Kommunalreformen . It was combined with existing Frederikssund, Slangerup, and Skibby municipalities to form the new Frederikssund municipality.The town of JægersprisThe town of Jægerspris has a population of 4,080 and lies 6 km. northwest of Frederikssund. The town was established ca. 1870 around Jægerspris Castle, which is surrounded by kilometres of hiking and biking trails in the Jægerspris forest.The "Høegh-Guldbergs nationalhistoriske anlæg" on the grounds of the castle commemorate the lives of exceptional Danish citizens with monuments designed in the 1770s by Johannes Wiedewelt, one of Denmark's most important sculptors. The area also has ancient, archeological burial sites.
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  • On a bright sunny but very cold day we went for a long walk through the park and the woods north of Jægerspris Castle. Although the area is managed commercially and there are some farms, children's...  more »
  • Small but nice. Some stones with memories of famous danish folks. And of course the grave of Countess Danner. The castle is quite nice also - and in summertime the Museum and entrance to the castle...  more »
  • Lovely park next to the castle, castle by itself is not too amazing.
  • Nice looking from the outside. I was there on Monday traveling from Copenhagen about 50 minutes by train. It is closed on monday, so I was unable to see what is inside. Too long way to travel there just to see the building. And there is almost nothing in that area but this castle. So, remember - do not go there on mondays.

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