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Castles and manors

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The king and the king’s vassal lived at the main castle, Nyborg Castle. The most important ministers also had their estates and manor houses on the island of Funen.

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19 The Castle in Nyborg
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19 The Castle in Nyborg

19 The Castle

According to later sources, Nyborg Castle was founded in the 1170s by Knud Prislavsen, the nephew of King Valdemar I of Denmark. By 1193 at the latest, when the oldest source mentions ...

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Holckenhavn Castle
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Holckenhavn Castle

One of the most magnificent manor houses whose history can be traced all the way back to 1590.

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Lykkesholm Castle
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Lykkesholm Castle

Stay at Lykkesholm Castle. - Meeting, weddings, hunt and party.

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Glorup Estate and park
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Glorup Estate and park

Glorup is one of Denmark's most interesting estates and is located approx. 10 km from Nyborg. It was built in the 1590s as a four-winged Renaissance farm, but was rebuilt in 1765 into a typical, small...

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Juelsberg, castle
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Juelsberg, castle

Classicistic main building built in l775. At the same time a l4 hectare park was laid out, of which a few lime avenues are preserved.

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Ravnholt Castle
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Ravnholt Castle

Ravnholt main building occupied by the family Sehestedt Juul and consists of 3 wings and a chapel.

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Juulskov Castle
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Juulskov Castle

Juulskov is an old farm. It is first mentioned in 1365 and is located 6 km west of Nyborg in Kullerup Parish, Vindinge District, Oerbaek Municipality. 

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Rygård Castle
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Rygård Castle

Rygård is located in Langå parish near Ørbæk on southeast Funen.

The manor was first mentioned in 1372. A member of the Urne family, Niels Urne acts as principal.

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Ørbæklunde Manor
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Ørbæklunde Manor

Ørbæklunde was founded by the fusing of several farms. In the early 1500 Ørbæklunde got manor status.

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Hindemae Castle
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Hindemae Castle

Hindemae is an old manor, the first time you hear about it is in 1480. Hindemae located in Skellerup Sogn og Vindinge Herred in Nyborg Municipality main building was built about 1787-1790.

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