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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 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 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

1  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
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
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
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