Malmö Castle

Swedish: Malmöhus

Visit to the tourist attraction of Sweden - Malmö Castle: was built between 1526 and 1539 and is the oldest preserved Renaissance castle in the Nordic region.

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The castle's predecessor began to be built in 1434 by the King Eric of Pomerania as the fortress.


This structure was partially demolished in early 16th century, and a new one was built in its place in the 1530s by King Christian III of Denmark. Historically, this fortress was one of the most important strongholds of Denmark. The castle was for five years (1568–1573) the prison of James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, third husband of Mary, Queen of Scots.

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Opening hours

Daily: -.

Admission fees

  • Adults: 40 SEK
  • Students with International Student Identity Card: 20 SEK
  • Visitors under 19 years: free

Address & Geo coordinates

Latitude: 55.604799

Longitude: 12.987612


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