Frederiksborg and Fredensborg palace are distinguished examples of historical and architectural heritage in North Sealand. Frederiksborg is built in Dutch Renaissance style, while Fredensborg is built in Baroque style.
Esrum Monastery was in the Middle Ages a large and powerful monastery, founded by the Cistercian order. After the Reformation, the monastery came under the crown, and most of the monastery was demolished. Esrum Kloster then led a changeable life as a royal hunting lodge, stud farm, county administration, etc
After an extensive restoration and amalgamation with Esrum Møllegård, Esrum Kloster is today an exciting, modern attraction. The building itself, which is only a tenth of the original monastery, is a fascinating relic from the 12th century.