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Koldinghus 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.
Today the restored castle functions as a museum containing collections of furniture from the 16th century to present,Roman and Gothic church culture, older Danish paintings, crafts focused on ceramics and silver and shifting thematized exhibitions.
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Koldinghus. (2013, February 27). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 18:05, March 20, 2013, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Koldinghus&oldid=540893050
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Hours of opening:
All days 10 am to 5 pm.
Adults 75 kr.
Seniors 60 kr.
Students 38 kr.
Children and young persons under 18 years have free admittance.