The royal palaces are historical buildings which create the settings for the royal family’s official and private life. The four royal residences are Amalienborg, Fredensborg Palace, Marselisborg Palace and Gråsten Palace
Amalienborg in Copenhagen consists of four palaces: Christian VII’s Palace, Christian VIII’s Palace, Frederik VIII’s Palace and Christian IX’s Palace. Amalienborg became the royal residence after Christiansborg Palace burned in 1794, and HM The Queen and HRH Prince Henrik reside in Christian IX’s Palace during the winter months. The Crown Prince Couple reside in Frederik VIII’s Palace.