) refers to the northern part of the Danish island of Zealand which is not clearly defined but generally covers the area north of Copenhagen.The Danish tourist authorities have recently introduced the term Danish Riviera to cover the area in view of its increasing importance for tourism.
Further south, the last resort on the northwest coast is Liseleje, some 8 km north of Frederiksværk.Frederiksværk owes its existence to its industrial past including its cannon factory established in 1761 by Johan Frederik Classen in accordance with the wishes of King Frederik V.Gjethuset, part of the old factory, has now been converted into a cultural centre.Some 12 km to the northwest is Gilleleje, Zealand's most northernmost point, which has grown from a little village in 1900 to a popular coastal resort with sandy beaches, an active fishing harbour and several museums.Rågeleje, 10 km southwest of Gilleleje, is a little fishing village with a history dating back to the 16th century.
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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.Its redeveloped harbour area known as Kulturhavn Kronborg now houses the Danish Maritime Museum while Kulturværftet is a large venue for concerts and exhibitions. The second largest city Hillerød, in the centre of the region, is famous for Frederiksborg Palace built in the Renaissance style for Christrian IV in the early 17th century.Another attraction is the open-air Gunpowder Museum (Krudtværksmuseet).