Kolding Castle, Jutland Building Photos, Jylland, Denmark

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Kolding Castle, Jylland, Denmark : Building

Jutland Architecture, Denmark – Historic Danish Structure

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Kolding Castle Jutland

Location: centre of Jutland on east coast

The Castle of Koldinghus photos:

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Kolding Castle photos © adrian welch

Koldinghus

This is a Danish royal castle in the town of Kolding on the south central part of the Jutland peninsula. The castle was founded in the 13th century and was expanded since with many functions ranging from fortress, royal residency, ruin, museum, and the location of numerous wartime negotiations.

The castle was originally founded by Christoffer I in 1268 but the oldest remaining part of buildings is the north side facing the castle lake originally built by king Christoffer III (1441–1448). The western side was later built by king Christian I (1448–1481). King Christian III built the south side and the small towers in the courtyard.

The ongoing events in the Napoleonic wars were not favourable to the kingdom and funds remained too tight to immediately warrant a reconstruction of the castle. It remained a ruin for several decades to come and over time became a popular landmark visited by among others HC Andersen. It was eventually decided to restore the old castle and in 1991 it was completed.
source: wikipedia


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