The park was renovated in 2009 according to a design by the architect, Erik Brandt Dam.
Kongens Have and Odense Slot form a unique whole, preserved here in the middle of Odense, offering a very special park atmosphere in balanced contrast to what the city otherwise has to offer – an invitation to rest and recreation, yet at the same time a thoroughfare. Kongens Have and Odense Slot were built by King Frederik IV in the 1720s and 1730s. Kongens Have has been redesigned and renovated several times, and each time the basic qualities of the park have been preserved while adding new. New, striking granite edging opens out the park towards the city and marks its borders. This edging offers many new places to sit and allows people to look and move in and out of the park as they wish. A number of small squares and transition points guide people into the garden, where the paths today offer a variety of attractive walking routes. The diagonal path through the path has been laid as a wide promenade with a number of bends. Paths in the park are either laid with paving specially designed for Kongens Have or with gravel. The lighting consists of lighting along the paths as such, and of special-effect lighting, which includes permanent floodlighting of Odense Slot and the two royal statues and variable illumination of trees in the gardens: each day of the week has its own special pattern of tree illumination.
The park is open all year round. Special illumination lighting varies according to the day of the week.