18th-century residence of the Danish monarch
(Redirected from Christiansborg Castle)
English: Christiansborg Palace
) is a royal palace and government building in central
. It is the seat of the
, the Prime Minister's Office and the Supreme Court, with several parts of the palace still being used by the Danish monarch.
For Christiansborg in Ghana: see Fort Christiansborg (Osu Castle)
Contents Before Christiansborg Edit
Christiansborg Palace replaced the old Copenhagen Castle that was demolished in 1731.
Copenhagen Castle, around 1730
First Christiansborg Palace Edit
Built in 1733-40 and destroyed by fire in 1794
1746 elevation of view towards the main entrance
1746 elevation of view towards the old palace square
View over the show grounds, 1761
"Marmorbroen" - originally the main entrance to the castle
Second Christiansborg Palace Edit
Built in 1806-28 and destroyed by fire in 1884
Seen from Nikolaj Church, undated
View over the show grounds, undated
Drawing of Holmens Kirke and Børsen, with Christiansborg in the background
The fire in 1884 from photo
The partly demolished ruins after the fire, 1908
The Danish court of Impeachment,
Rigsretten, during a session in the Landsting Chamber, Christiansborg Palace, 1877.
Christiansborg Palace Church
Third Christiansborg Palace Edit
Built in 1906-1928
The construction of the third Christiansborg. 1914.
Seen from the National Museum of Denmark
Court Theatre (now The Theatre Museum)