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Ruins Under Christiansborg

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Address: Prins Joergens Gaard 1, Copenhagen 1218, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 33 92 64 92
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It is interest to look at the ruins underneath the Palace. It is amazing to see the care they took to preserve what they could for historic purposes. You get a chance to see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is interest to look at the ruins underneath the Palace. It is amazing to see the care they took to preserve what they could for historic purposes. You get a chance to see wooden water pipes. They also provide you with an information sheet and highlight areas with a brief narrative. We did this tour along with the Palace.

Thank Lee386
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

You can go and see it but its interesting but most for Danish people ? I do not know its from old time but for me, it was interesting

Thank Bibi47931
Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Interesting to be able to visit ruins of a palace under a palace that is in use today. A lot more extensive than you would expect The ruins were well explained with videos here and there on your self-guided tour. Above the ruins in the palace you also have very interesting kitchen tours, stables, and palace party rooms - all... More 

Thank liftman53
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Interesting to visit a palace that is in use today. The ruins were well explained with videos here and there on your self-guided tour. Loved the kitchen tour, stables, and palace party rooms - all kept so nice and an easy two hour visit. Be prepared to use lockers for your purses and to put booties on so your feet... More 

Thank Melinda P
North Canton, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

The ruins are somewhat standard for setup, however the signage is a little better here showing off the history. It puts everything in a better context than other ruin areas I have seen.

Thank themanofec
Hammel, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

It is possible to visit the ruins of the old early mideaval castle which has been preserved under the present day Christiansborg Castle. It is worth your while and not too expensive (US$ 20 for a family of three). Beside the ruins, you can dwell over information about the previous castles and see different artefacts. The kinds might enjoy bringing... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The ruins are fairly interesting if you like history. They show parts of the previous castles and explain a lot of the history of the area. Parts of the ruins are quite old. It takes about 30 minutes.

Thank LostALot22
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Worth a quick look. Amazing that these structures are still here! It won't take you long maybe 15 minutes.

Thank Eaglore65
Palermo, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Interesting visit but nothing breathtaking. Go here only if it's included in your ticket. Christiansborg Castle has way better treasures to offer.

Thank Davide G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

An underground display of remaining structures and items of the first and second Christianborg Palace and the Copenhagen Castle before that. The current palace is the third Christianborg built in 1907. It is facinating to see these old items which dated back to 1700s, including the old wooden pipe from the first Christianborg. It is quite dark in certain part... More 

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This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its blend of charming old buildings and bold new architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which consists of three buildings, two of which are new and situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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