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Buidling af new Nyborg Castle

The unique cultural heritage site at Nyborg Castle and the town hall square are to be restored and revitalised. The aspiration now is to recreate the historical entity and generate vibrant life in the area.

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Powerful canons will once again guard over the Great Belt

The Museums of Eastern Funen will move the two big cannons from the palace square at Nyborg Castle to the Star Redoubt near the beach, so it will once again be clear to passersby, what a high priority was once given to the surveillance of the Great Belt.


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The winner of the architects’ competition for Nyborg Castle has been found

It will be Cubo Architects who will design the new Nyborg Castle. The task of restoring, expanding and reinterpreting Nyborg Castle for more than a quarter of a billion kroner is the largest project of its kind in recent years.


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Extraordinary find: Denmarks oldest crucifix

The 1100 year old "Christ from Aunslev" will be exhibited at Vikingemuseet Ladby through easter 2016.


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The foundation of a toll house from the 1500’s is found at the Country Gate

The remains of a road and the foundation of a toll house from the 1500’s was found during an excavation at the Country Gate in Nyborg. The gate is the only one still standing from the original town walls.


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The Minister of Culture will open the Danehof 2016

Bertel Haarder, Minister of Culture, will participate in the opening ceremony of the Danehof in Nyborg in 2016. The occasion to be celebrated is an anniversary: it was 100 years ago that the ambition to turn Nyborg Castle into a national heritage site was launched.

Experience the Nyborg heritage

  • Visit Nyborg Visit Nyborg

    Visit Nyborg: Nyborg Castle and the historic centre of Nyborg city is one of the most important cultural heritage monuments from the Middle Ages in Denmark.

  • The Mayor's Yard The Mayor's Yard

    The Mayor's Yard is Nyborg's historical museum. The oldest part of the complex of buildings was build in 1601, and as a whole the structures represent a fine example of market town architecture from the 1600's. The museum shows several exhibitions that tell about daily life on eastern Funen throughout history. In addition, there is usually at least one special exhibition.

  • Danehof Danehof

    Danehof: The medieval market and jousting tournament in Nyborg has grown into a big event in just a few years. It now takes place in the entire "old town" between Nyborg Castle and Nyborg Church

  • Days of Battle in Nyborg Days of Battle in Nyborg

    Warriors from Northern Europe meet at Nyborg Castle to train their skills, to show their prowess and reenact a whole medieval battle!

  • Christmas In The Old Royal Town Christmas In The Old Royal Town

    The Christmas Market - Christmas in the Old Royal Town - is a tradition that has come to stay!

Danehof in Nyborg

Danehof in Nyborg

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Experience the jousting tournament again, right here where it was meant to happen, in the authentic setting of Nyborg.

Scenes from Days of Battle in Nyborg

Scenes from Days of Battle in Nyborg play video

Visit Nyborg

Visit Nyborg

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