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Address: Markdanersgade 11, Kolding 6000, Denmark
Phone Number: +4576338100
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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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Didn't know what to expect. Looked good from the outside and the short drive through the town up to the castle raised our hopes. Inside it was a bit mixed. The castle burnt during... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Landskrona, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit the castle heaps of history climbed the tower very windy but great view of Kolding. After reading reviews thought we might try the restaurant went back to the car to pay for extra parking only to find a parking ticket not sure how what we did but after asking found we had paid for 5 minutes so... More 

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Landskrona, Sweden
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't know what to expect. Looked good from the outside and the short drive through the town up to the castle raised our hopes. Inside it was a bit mixed. The castle burnt during the napoleon wars and wasn't sort of saved until later. So parts of it are new and not made to look old. However it tells a... More 

Thank Sverigeebeast
Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Perched on high ground next to the lake you will find Koldinghus, a castle which dates back centuries and is full of history. The permanent exhibition rooms have lots of different artefacts on show with interesting information boards in Danish, English and German. Take the steps all the way up the tower for lovely 360 degree views of the town.... More 

Thank AllyJaneJ
Assens, Denmark
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110 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

So amazing what the architects have done with this place. I highly recommend to go there.....they always have exibitions..

Thank MereteMadsen
Copenhagen, Denmark
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

A piece of Danish history, Koldinghus was once the home of the Danish king. Having burnt down on several occasions (4 i think) it is now beautifully restored, exposing the original walls and architechture. The museum present a lot of different exibits, most interesting is the story of the Koldinghus castle. There is a very nice restaurant in the old... More 

Thank Windy N
Vamdrup, Denmark
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The castle i the middle of Kolding is worth a visit. Many good exhibitions during the year. Wonderful wiew from the top of the tower. The area arround is a nice place to relax.

Thank Nanette L
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Koldinghus is a historic Royal castle, which has a long history attached to the Danish family. The castle has been restored and maintained in order as a museum holding most of the artifacts dating back to 16th Century. The view from the watch tower is fantastic, while the greenery around the castle and the lake surrounding makes it ideal for... More 

Thank Shashaz7
Kolding, Denmark
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

If ever in Kolding do not miss Koldinghus. The location is just a perfect setting for an ancient royal castle and the place oozes of history. Such an impressive architecture and typically hosting really interesting exhibitions for all ages usually remembering to keep the young audience in mind. The restaurant in the castle is a bit expensive but pretty good.... More 

Περιοχή Πρέβεζας, Ελλάδα
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59 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

Thank Theodora85 P
Zug, Schweiz
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164 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

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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