Christiansborg Castle

Christiansborg Castle is an impressive building located on Slotsholmen in Copenhagen and is one of Denmark's most iconic and historic buildings. The castle is home to the Danish parliament, the Folketinget, as well as other central institutions in Denmark, including the State Ministry, the Supreme Court and the Royal House.


Christiansborg Castle has a long and fascinating history dating back to the 12th century, when a castle was built on the site. The current building was constructed in the mid-18th century following a series of fires that destroyed earlier versions of the castle.

During the century, Christiansborg Castle was rebuilt and expanded several times, and it was not until the middle of the 20th century that the building got its current form. However, the castle was destroyed by fire in 1992 and it was rebuilt and reopened in 1996.


Christiansborg Castle is not only home to the Danish Parliament and other government institutions, but it is also a popular tourist attraction. Visitors can explore many of the impressive halls and halls, and guided tours are available in several languages.

One of the most popular sights at Christiansborg Castle is the Royal Presentation Room, where the Danish queen receives state visits and other important guests. Here visitors can see an impressive collection of Danish and international works of art and antiques.

Other popular attractions at the castle include Kongernes Stald, which displays historic horse-drawn carriages and carriages, and the Folketinget Library, which houses one of Denmark's largest collections of books and manuscripts.

© The National Museum and Thorkild Jensen

Christiansborg Castle is a unique and impressive building that is an important part of Denmark's history and culture. It is a popular destination for tourists and an important part of Copenhagen's skyline. With its wealth of history, architecture and culture, Christiansborg Castle is worth a visit for anyone visiting Copenhagen.

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