Amalienborg became the royal residence after Christiansborg Palace burned down in the night between 26 and 27 February 1794. In the course of a few days, the King acquired both the Moltke and Schack Palaces.
The Royal Life Guard stands watch at Amalienborg and the other royal castles and palaces. The Life Guard has a change of watch ceremony at Amalienborg daily at noon. In addition, post replacement is conducted every two hours.For further information about Amalienborg please visit the homepage Agency for Palaces and Cultural Properties.