Kronborg Castle is located near the town of Helsingor, at the northern tip of the Danish Zealand. The castle is located in the Oresund strait that separates Denmark from Sweden, and its width at this point is just 4 km away. In connection with the placement of buildings in this location it was of great strategic importance for the defense of the state. Kronborg Castle has been in 200 years UNESCO World Heritage Site. The castle dates back 1420, when it started with the command of the then king of Denmark, Sweden and Norway - Eric of Pomerania construction of the citadel Krogen. The king has brought charges for ships that wanted to influence or affect the Baltic Sea area. Then, in the years 1574-1585 the castle was rebuilt in the Renaissance style and the change of name with Krogen at Kronborg. In 1629, in the castle there is a fire, which destroyed a large part of it. From 1739 years the castle served as a prison and then in the years 1785-1922 was defensive and the military barracks. Kronborg Castle is also known as "Elsinore," in Shakespeare’s Hamlet drama. In the eighteenth century the castle was built around a garden and symbolic "Tomb Hamlet".