Ruins under Christiansborg

Local nameRuinerne under Christiansborg
LocationCopenhagen, Denmark

Visit the ruins of a castle that stood on the ground of today’s Christiansborg Palace 800 years ago. You can see the remains of the curtain wall which used to protect the castle from pirates. Apart from that, there is also a ruin of the Blue Tower – a famous prison for both political prisoners and criminals.

Tags RuinsPalaceHistoricalCastle
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Opening hours

Daily: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Note: Oct - Apr: Mon closed


Adult: 50 DKK
Students: 40 DKK
Children (4-17): 25 DKK
Children (under 4): free

More information and contact


Official website



Phone +45 33 92 64 92

Address Prins Jørgens Gård 1, 1218 København K, Denmark

Coordinates 55°40'35.493" N 12°34'49.005" E

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