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Copenhagen, Denmark

Ruins Under Christiansborg Castle

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Today: 10:00am-5:00pm
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Cost: $18.82 USD (120.00 DKK)

Unearth the Past

What do eight centuries' of history look like? When your travels take you to Copenhagen, take advantage of this opportunity to find out. Once upon a time (what ancient tale doesn't being with those words?), a Christian bishop named Absalon built a castle on a little island called Slotsholmen, in what eventually became the harbor of Copenhagen. That, of course, was just the beginning. What happened next?

Tours of the underground ruins beneath Christiansborg Castle describe the centuries' of power struggle among the Church, the free traders of the Hansa League, the Danish Crown and, eventually, modern Denmark. As much as history books are important, these tours beat them hands-down and, in fact, hands-on.

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*Your entrance to the castle covers a the entrance fee for here, too.

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