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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 1 week ago 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 25 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

Thank solomon5
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The state rooms are good for a look at the history of Christiansborg but this is a very different and also entertaining way to get the history of one of Copenhagen's most important historical sites. Entry was with the Copenhagen Card and you certainly get...More

Thank anthonyrussell84
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We didn't spend a lot of time seeing the underground ruins, but we did find it interesting. Not everyone would necessarily love it, but it doesn't take long to go through it. But, if you're into archeology and ruins, it's pretty cool and worth the...More

Thank greengirl68
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Amongst the ruins of Absalon’s Castle dating from 1167, you can see how the castle was continually renewed and developed. Numbered chronological information boards (Danish and English) explain the history, although it can get confusing as the numbers just back and forth. There’s also a...More

Thank bluelizard
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Worth a quick wander round with Copenhagen card or combo ticket, but not an individual ticket. Interesting to see the old castles wall and technology they had and gain a bit of history. Chilly down there though but out of the rain at least!

Thank ben w
Reviewed 29 December 2016

These ruins of palaces previously built on the same site, back to Bishop Absalon in 1167 are well laid out for the visitor. The display boards and a video, complete with old photographs clearly explain the history of this site in old Copenhagen.

Reviewed 8 November 2016

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...More

Thank Lee386
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
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...More

Thank liftman53
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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