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Ruins Under Christiansborg

Prins Joergens Gaard 1, Copenhagen 1218, Denmark
+45 33 92 64 92
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Prins Joergens Gaard 1, Copenhagen 1218, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
+45 33 92 64 92
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An interesting, self guided tour of the foundations and ruins of the many building phases that have led to today's Christiansborg palace. Depending on your level of interest, it should take 40 minutes to an hour to complete. While it may be underground and out...More

Thank Wandering_Aengus
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Most of the space looks very similar and the signs point out bricks and stones followed by what castle it belonged to. It really wasn't that intriguing or insightful for me and by the fourth sign it started to all blend together. The exhibits built...More

Thank ZA2008
Reviewed 19 November 2017

It was interesting to see & learn about the older history of the castle. To see where the foundations of the brilliant building lie & to learn about the parts that are no longer seen on the surface. If you're visiting the CAstle I recommend...More

Thank CollectivelyMe
Reviewed 24 October 2017

If you get the Copenhagen card, stop by since its right on Palace property anyway, and see some history from Abalone's Castle...1000 AD. Don't expect anything very detailed, as it is self-guided, but easily incorporated into the Christianborg Palace experience.

Thank nanette v
Reviewed 3 September 2017

What an interesting history lecture you get when visiting the ruins under Christiansborg, there is a ruins that dates back to Bishop Absalons castle at the birth of Copenhagen, as well as the ruins of the castles that was destroyed during fires.

Thank Niels L
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We bought the combination ticket that included admission to the reception rooms, ruins, stable and kitchen. Although there is some interesting history of Copenhagen to be seen here, I would skip the ruins if I had limited time for my visit. We enjoyed the both...More

1  Thank Christine H
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

A student of archaeology will probably give this a 5-stars, though I myself pretty much just wandered through the entire exhibition in less than 15 minutes. It is of course more interesting than the Royal Kitchen, and you will at least learn a bit more...More

Thank King L
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Buy the combo ticket and see the ruins! We actually did the tour backwards because when we arrived there was a large crowd blocking the enterance. It was a very interesting and informative self guided tour about the rebuilding of the castle then place over...More

Thank AdventureUnlimited01
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely check this place out for detailed history on the castle being rebuilt over again after being destroyed by fire more than once. Admission included in the combo ticket.

Thank Jaderey
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This was the first part of Christiansborg that we visited. It was a good way to begin. There were layers of walls from more than one structure under the palace. It was interesting to see how they were built upon and how the location of...More

1  Thank solomon5
Indre By (Inner City)
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
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