Another attraction is the open-air Gunpowder Museum (Krudtværksmuseet).
The city is not only a tourist attraction but a thriving industrial centre thanks to a number of recently established firms in the biotechnology sector.Fredensborg Palace, another royal castle, was built by Frederick IV in 1722 in the Baroque style and was extended later in the 18th century.It is not only the site of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet but is one of the most important Renaissance castles in northern Europe.The lively city of Helsingør also has a cathedral church built in the 16th century.The surrounding park displays 14 statues created by Tegner.
The Danish Museum of Hunting and Forestry in Hørsholm is expected to be the site manager and principal coordinator of information and news about the recently UNESCO-listed Par force hunting landscape in North Zealand heritage site.
From the Danish Reformation in 1536, the monarchy confiscated the extensive estates in North Zealand which had belonged to the monasteries gaining ownership of most of the region until the beginning of the 18th century.
They did not use the land for farming, however, but mainly for hunting and for grazing their horses.
Roskilde has a history dating back to the Vikings as can be seen in its Viking Ship Museum.
The city also attracts thousands to the four-day Roskilde Music Festival held annually at the beginning of July.
After restoration, one of the buildings was opened as a museum in 1997 with a permanent collection as well as facilities for temporary exhibitions and events such as concerts and presentations.