National Geographic : 1940 Jan
Photograph byJonals Co. NEAR "HAMLET'S CASTLE" AT ELSINORE, FERRIES PLY THE SOUND TO SWEDEN The storied Kronborg (upper left) was made world-famous by Shakespeare as the setting for Hamlet. As if in return forthepublicity, theAvon bard's plays are often presented in Denmark. Magnet for thousands who come to see the haunts of the gloomy Dane, Elsinore (Helsing0r) isknown also foritsyacht regattas and shipbuilding. Ferries shuttle back and forth to Hilsingborg on the Swedish coast, some three miles across the Oresund.