Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark
Prins Jorgens Gard 1, Copenhagen, Denmark 1218| Map |
Located in central Copenhagen, Denmark, Christiansborg Palace is a historic building housing the Danish Parliament, the Danish Prime Minister's office and the Danish Supreme Court -- making it the only building in the world that houses all three of a country's branches of government. Also, several parts of the palace are used by the monarchy, including the Royal Reception Rooms, the Palace Chapel and the Royal Stables. While the palace may not be of interest to young children, it's worth a visit to see the beautiful, historic building as well as the gorgeous horses. Guided tours are the best way for visitors to learn about the history, function and works of art at Christiansborg Palace, which represents three eras of Danish architecture. The main part of the current palace, finished in 1928, is in the historicist Neo-baroque style. The chapel dates to 1826 and is in a neoclassical style. The show grounds were built between 1738 and 1746, in a baroque style. During the tours, visitors will see the Royal Reception Rooms along the King's Staircase, the Tower Room containing a series of tapestries with motifs from Danish folk ballads and the Throne Room, decorated with a large ceiling painting. Historical collections include crown jewels, pictorial art, artifacts, clothing and knights' shields. Visitors, especially those with an interest in art history, appreciate the architecture and collections at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Kids love visiting the beautiful horses and carriages in the Royal Stables at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Address: Prins Jorgens Gard 1, Copenhagen, Denmark 1218| Map
Phone: +45 33 92 64 92
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