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Name: Kronborg Castle  

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Nearest Town or City:
Helsingör (Elsinore), , Denmark

Location: Entrance to the Sund between Denmark and Sweden.

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Photo: Ronald Woehrn


The first fortress was built here in the 1420s, and the present castle dates to the 17th century. Shakespeare's play "Hamlet" was set here.

Tower Height: 102

Height of Focal Plane: 112

Characteristic and Range: Oc (2) WRG 6 s

Description of Tower: Light in NE tower of castle.

This light is operational

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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