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Helsingoer, or Elsinore of Hamlet fame, is situated some 45 kilometers north of the Danish capital, Copenhagen, and 4 kilometers west of Helsingborg, Sweden.

It is here you will find the famous Kronborg Castle. The worlds first pedestrian street can also be found here in the bustling shopping district of downtown. From the station you can hop on a train to Copenhagen. From early morning and until midnight the leave every 10 or 20 minutes. There are also train to Gilleleje further northwest and Hilleroed to the west, the busterminal is also located on one side of the station and the ferries to Sweden dock 50-100 meters from the station.

Shopping is OK and there are also a few hotels. Perhaps the best hotels are located a little outside the city, namely Hotel Marienlyst and Commwell Borupgaard. In case you are wondering why there are so many beer, wine and liquer stores in the city it is simply because lots of people from Sweden go to Denmark to buy exactly these products at half their regular price in Sweden.

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