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A castle in the basement


Deep under Christiansborg Castle are the ruins of another castle built almost 850 years ago. It was built for Bishop Absalon, who was given Copenhagen by King Valdemar the Great in about 1167. The castle remained right up until 1369, when it was destroyed during a war …

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Absalon – bishop and warrior

Absalon (circa 1128-1201) is a leading light in Denmark's history. He belonged to the Hvide…

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