Originally built as a palace in 1215 by the Bishop of Roskilde, Dragsholm Castle in Hørve, Odsherred is one of the most historic structures in Denmark. At one point in it’s long history, Dragholm Slot, as it is known to the Danish, was turned into a prison which hosted some famous residents. It is said that a few of those prisoners who died there still haunt Dragholm to this day.
Early on, the Bishop of Roskilde’s palace was fortified and made into a castle to be used as a fortification to defend against invading armies in the early 1500s. In the mid 16th century… Read the full story>>