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Address: Markdanersgade 11, Kolding 6000, Denmark
Phone Number: +4576338100
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Description: Koldinghus was built in the middle of the 13th century, and in the...
Koldinghus was built in the middle of the 13th century, and in the centuries that followed it was one of Denmark's most important royal castles. In 1808 there was a fire that left the castle in ruins – a romantic relic. Today the castle has been restored and houses a museum which is a centre for cultural activities and special exhibitions of international standing.
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Very beautiful museum-castle. The old architecture has emerged so beutiful with the modern re construction. You have to take some time to chech every exchibition and room. Very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Περιοχή Πρέβεζας, Ελλάδα
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Περιοχή Πρέβεζας, Ελλάδα
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very beautiful museum-castle. The old architecture has emerged so beutiful with the modern re construction. You have to take some time to chech every exchibition and room. Very interesting the studio for traditional clothes where you can try some of them

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Zug, Schweiz
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

In the heart of Kolding city, You find Koldinghus - next to the lake Slotsøen and City center on the of the hill. Koldinghus is amazing and in many ways interesting, it houses art displays, history of the city and explains in many way the history of Kolding. Around Koldinghus there are wonderfull areas for a walk and an amazing... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We visited with another family in July. This castle is not only very interesting, and well preserved, but they are clearly interested in creating a fun learning experience for the visitors, and not just something to walk through and read about. On the day we were there they had an area with a live fencing demonstration, and we were given... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The Koldinghus was a nice surprise. During our vistit we found ourselves between expositions, which was a bummer. However, the rest of the expositions where interesting. Make sure to visit right after opening hour, so it isn't busy. this gave us the time to see everything before it got crowded. In the courtyard there is a bowling type of game... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a castel, you could think, but it is not. It is a place to experience. I advice you to do so. I cannot write more to avoid spoiling the place.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Koldinghus is a more than 700 year old royal castle which burnt down during the Napoleon wars (1808). Some 20 years ago it was restored - but uniquely keeping the ruin intact - imbedded in a new construction which is of fantastic architectural quality itself. The restored castle is a museum and exhibition place with all kinds of events. During... More 

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Port Elizabeth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This was interesting to visit but had a lot less to see than I expected. The interplay between the old (burned down) sections and new ones was very nice to see.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

the restaurant food looked amazing we only went for tea and cake (which was 5 star) but the buffet looke incredible and the service was superb the castle itself was incredible the history video at the start was really informative and the way the castle has been restored cant quite put it into words but I thought the concept very... More 

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

British National Trust meets IKEA??? It's certainly quirky, lots of the exhibits wouldn't be out of place in an English National Trust house. I quite liked the modernist interpretation of what are recreated spaces from the parts that burned down all those years ago. I get the point that the architects didn't want to recreate it as it originally was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you are in DK and you planning to see more then ordinary please plan it in your agenda. Central location slow you to do a great walk around the lake to see the castle from different angle. If feel for a drink walking streets surround the central so plenty of nice locations there. Huge castle with great birds view... More 

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