Helsingør is located less than an hour’s drive north of Copenhagen, on the big island of Sjælland (Zealand) in Denmark. Helsingør is a sister city with the Swedish Helsingborg (Sweden), which is four miles off the coast of Helsingør (Denmark). I understood this distance and the ferries are full of Swedes when I saw the streets of Helsingor alcohol liquor stores offering prices “cheap”. In short, cheaper than in Sweden.
Photography by jeaneeem
The two cities are in a strategic place in the Øresund step to control the entry and exit of ships of the Baltic Sea. And that is where stands a majestic fortress controls the Strait of Oresund, the castle of Kronborg. However, this castle is famous for being the castle of Elsinore in Shakespeare’s tragedy, Hamlet. (más…)