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Jul 9, 2014 - Egeskov Slot

The number one place to visit according to our guide book on Funen or Fyn was Egeskov Slot. We love to visit castles and gardens so this was right up our street. The castle was built by Frands Brockenhuus and was completed in 1554. A few years prior to this, he had married Anne Tinhuus who had taken over the original estate from her parents. At the time the castle was built there was political unrest, the Reformation and the Count’s Feud which caused many landowners to build their houses as well- protected castles. The castle was therefore...

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