Historical knowledge

Ruins in Denmark

Scattered over the landscape of Denmark are protected ancient monuments. Ruins of historic buildings and other constructions, that today constitute a unique cultural-historical source.

Different types of ruins

The ruins are the remains of castles and palaces from the Middle Ages, smaller manor houses, churches and monasteries - which were closed down during the Reformation. Amongst the most  well visited of these are Hammershus, Trøjborg, Kalø, Kalundborg, Vordingborg, Gurre and Asserbo.

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