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    PRACTICAL INFO

    HOW TO GET THERE

    Entrance
    Christiansborg Palace and its tower are located on the islet of Slotsholmen in central Copenhagen. The entrance to the tower is at the King’s Gate, a large gate in the centre of the palace (immediately beneath the tower). See this picture. The King’s Gate can be reached from the Palace Square and from the Inner Courtyard (via the Marble Bridge and the Riding Ground). There is a lift from the entrance to the top of the tower. The stairs cannot be used.

    PLEASE NOTE! From the end of July 2017 to April 2018, due to construction work, there will be no access to the Tower via the Palace Square. Access to the tower must be through the Inner Courtyard. See the map with other entries here

    Public transport
    It is easy to get to the tower by public transport. You can plan your journey at www.rejseplanen.dk. Enter ‘Christiansborg’ as your destination. The following buses stop near Christiansborg: 1A, 2A, 26, 40, 66 and 350S. The closest metro stations are Kongens Nytorv and Christianshavn, both at a distance of about one kilometre. The closest railway stations are Copenhagen H and Nørreport.

    Parking
    There are very few parking spaces close to the tower and Christiansborg. They can be found at Slotsholmsgade and along Frederiksholm Canal, among other places. Parking in the area is subject to payment. Read more about parking in Copenhagen Municipality at kk.dk.

    Map

    GENERAL

    Opening hours
    The View – Monday: Closed. Tuesday-Sunday: 11 AM-9 PM
    The restaurant – Monday: Closed. Tuesday-Sunday: 11.30 AM-4PM and 5.30PM-11 PM. The kitchen closes at 10 PM. The restaurant might be closed due to private events.

    Prices

    There is no charge for visiting the tower.

    Access and waiting time
    There will be signs at the entrance to the King’s Gate indicating two queues: one to the restaurant and one to the tower and the viewing platform. The queue to the restaurant is for those who have booked a table in advance and those who hope there will be vacant tables. If the queue is long, staff will as far as possible prioritise those visitors who have booked a table for a certain time. Visitors are recommended to arrive well in advance of the time they have booked a table for.

    You often have to queue to visit the View. The best times to see the View are from 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

    Security
    There is a scanner at the entrance for the sake of security. As a rule, a security check – similar to the way people are scanned at airports – takes only a few minutes.

    The restaurant
    The restaurant in the tower is run by Bojesen A/S and, as it is very popular, visitors are encouraged to book a table in advance. Read more about the restaurant, see the menu and book a table at taarnet.dk/restaurant.

    Smoking
    Smoking is not permitted in the restaurant or on the viewing platform. Restaurant guests who wish to smoke must take the lift down to the entrance, but they may have to wait to enter the tower again.

    Photographs
    Photographs can be taken for private use, but commercial photography and recordings that require the use of special equipment are only permitted by agreement with the Danish Parliament. Read more about press access.

    Dogs and other pets
    Animals may not be taken into the tower. Guide dogs and service dogs accompanying their owners, however, can be taken into the restaurant and to the viewing platform.

    Cloakroom
    There is a simple cloakroom on the restaurant floor for the restaurant’s guests. It is not manned and items left there are the visitor’s responsibility.

    Wi-Fi
    There is free access to Wi-Fi in the restaurant and on the viewing platform without the use of a password. However, accessing the network means that visitors must accept the terms of use, which include ‘responsible IT behaviour’. Use the hashtag #taarnet when posting pictures from and messages about the tower on social media such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

    Toilets
    There are toilets at the entrance and the restaurant.

    Luggage
    Only cases and handbags measuring no more than 55 cm in height, 40 cm in width and 23 cm in depth may be taken into the tower. It is not possible to deposit suitcases, bags and other types of luggage at the entrance.

    Food and drink
    Food and beverages may not be taken into the tower.

    Credit cards and cash
    The restaurant accepts Dankort, VISA, Master Card, JCB and Union Pay cards. Payment in cash can be made in Danish kroner (DKK).

    Defibrillators
    There are defibrillators at the entrance and in the restaurant. Staff can operate them.

    Wheeled walkers
    Wheeled walkers can be taken into the tower.

    Bikes
    Parking bikes at the King’s Gate (at the entrance to the tower) is not permitted, but there are some cycle racks around Christiansborg, at the Rigsdag Courtyard, among other Places.

    Lost property
    Tower staff cannot accept responsibility for lost property. Items left in the tower will be taken to the Service Centre in the Danish Parliament where they can be collected by their rightful owners.

    GROUPS

    Group visits
    It is necessary to queue up to visit the viewing platform, both for groups and individuals. Advance booking is not possible for groups or individuals. It is possible to book a group table in the restaurant by calling Bojesen on telephone no. +45 3337 3100. To book all or part of the restaurant for a party or an event, read more here.

    Conducted tours
    It is not possible at present to book a conducted tour, neither as a group nor as an individual.

    VISITING WITH CHILDREN

    Prams and pushchairs
    Prams and pushchairs (including umbrella strollers) cannot be taken into the tower, but can be stored at the entrance level.

    Children in the restaurant
    Children are welcome in the restaurant when accompanied by adults. High chairs for infants are not available.

    Changing facilities
    There are changing facilities in the toilets at the entrance and the restaurant.

    FACILITIES FOR THE DISABLED

    Wheelchairs
    The viewing platform and the restaurant can be visited in a wheelchair.

    Toilets for the disabled
    There are toilets for the disabled at the entrance and the restaurant.

    Parking for the disabled
    Disabled people can park in Christiansborg Palace Square between Christiansborg Chapel and the Palace and at Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads near the entrance to Thorvaldsen’s Museum.

    Visit other institutions 

    Check out the opening hours at the Royal Reception Rooms, the Royal Stables and the Palace Chapel.

    OPENING HOURS

PRACTICAL INFO

HOW TO GET THERE

Entrance
Christiansborg Palace and its tower are located on the islet of Slotsholmen in central Copenhagen. The entrance to the tower is at the King’s Gate, a large gate in the centre of the palace (immediately beneath the tower). See this picture. The King’s Gate can be reached from the Palace Square and from the Inner Courtyard (via the Marble Bridge and the Riding Ground). There is a lift from the entrance to the top of the tower. The stairs cannot be used.

PLEASE NOTE! From the end of July 2017 to April 2018, due to construction work, there will be no access to the Tower via the Palace Square. Access to the tower must be through the Inner Courtyard. See the map with other entries here

Public transport
It is easy to get to the tower by public transport. You can plan your journey at www.rejseplanen.dk. Enter ‘Christiansborg’ as your destination. The following buses stop near Christiansborg: 1A, 2A, 26, 40, 66 and 350S. The closest metro stations are Kongens Nytorv and Christianshavn, both at a distance of about one kilometre. The closest railway stations are Copenhagen H and Nørreport.

Parking
There are very few parking spaces close to the tower and Christiansborg. They can be found at Slotsholmsgade and along Frederiksholm Canal, among other places. Parking in the area is subject to payment. Read more about parking in Copenhagen Municipality at kk.dk.

Map

GENERAL

Opening hours
The View – Monday: Closed. Tuesday-Sunday: 11 AM-9 PM
The restaurant – Monday: Closed. Tuesday-Sunday: 11.30 AM-4PM and 5.30PM-11 PM. The kitchen closes at 10 PM. The restaurant might be closed due to private events.

Prices

There is no charge for visiting the tower.

Access and waiting time
There will be signs at the entrance to the King’s Gate indicating two queues: one to the restaurant and one to the tower and the viewing platform. The queue to the restaurant is for those who have booked a table in advance and those who hope there will be vacant tables. If the queue is long, staff will as far as possible prioritise those visitors who have booked a table for a certain time. Visitors are recommended to arrive well in advance of the time they have booked a table for.

You often have to queue to visit the View. The best times to see the View are from 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Security
There is a scanner at the entrance for the sake of security. As a rule, a security check – similar to the way people are scanned at airports – takes only a few minutes.

The restaurant
The restaurant in the tower is run by Bojesen A/S and, as it is very popular, visitors are encouraged to book a table in advance. Read more about the restaurant, see the menu and book a table at taarnet.dk/restaurant.

Smoking
Smoking is not permitted in the restaurant or on the viewing platform. Restaurant guests who wish to smoke must take the lift down to the entrance, but they may have to wait to enter the tower again.

Photographs
Photographs can be taken for private use, but commercial photography and recordings that require the use of special equipment are only permitted by agreement with the Danish Parliament. Read more about press access.

Dogs and other pets
Animals may not be taken into the tower. Guide dogs and service dogs accompanying their owners, however, can be taken into the restaurant and to the viewing platform.

Cloakroom
There is a simple cloakroom on the restaurant floor for the restaurant’s guests. It is not manned and items left there are the visitor’s responsibility.

Wi-Fi
There is free access to Wi-Fi in the restaurant and on the viewing platform without the use of a password. However, accessing the network means that visitors must accept the terms of use, which include ‘responsible IT behaviour’. Use the hashtag #taarnet when posting pictures from and messages about the tower on social media such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Toilets
There are toilets at the entrance and the restaurant.

Luggage
Only cases and handbags measuring no more than 55 cm in height, 40 cm in width and 23 cm in depth may be taken into the tower. It is not possible to deposit suitcases, bags and other types of luggage at the entrance.

Food and drink
Food and beverages may not be taken into the tower.

Credit cards and cash
The restaurant accepts Dankort, VISA, Master Card, JCB and Union Pay cards. Payment in cash can be made in Danish kroner (DKK).

Defibrillators
There are defibrillators at the entrance and in the restaurant. Staff can operate them.

Wheeled walkers
Wheeled walkers can be taken into the tower.

Bikes
Parking bikes at the King’s Gate (at the entrance to the tower) is not permitted, but there are some cycle racks around Christiansborg, at the Rigsdag Courtyard, among other Places.

Lost property
Tower staff cannot accept responsibility for lost property. Items left in the tower will be taken to the Service Centre in the Danish Parliament where they can be collected by their rightful owners.

GROUPS

Group visits
It is necessary to queue up to visit the viewing platform, both for groups and individuals. Advance booking is not possible for groups or individuals. It is possible to book a group table in the restaurant by calling Bojesen on telephone no. +45 3337 3100. To book all or part of the restaurant for a party or an event, read more here.

Conducted tours
It is not possible at present to book a conducted tour, neither as a group nor as an individual.

VISITING WITH CHILDREN

Prams and pushchairs
Prams and pushchairs (including umbrella strollers) cannot be taken into the tower, but can be stored at the entrance level.

Children in the restaurant
Children are welcome in the restaurant when accompanied by adults. High chairs for infants are not available.

Changing facilities
There are changing facilities in the toilets at the entrance and the restaurant.

FACILITIES FOR THE DISABLED

Wheelchairs
The viewing platform and the restaurant can be visited in a wheelchair.

Toilets for the disabled
There are toilets for the disabled at the entrance and the restaurant.

Parking for the disabled
Disabled people can park in Christiansborg Palace Square between Christiansborg Chapel and the Palace and at Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads near the entrance to Thorvaldsen’s Museum.

Visit other institutions 

Check out the opening hours at the Royal Reception Rooms, the Royal Stables and the Palace Chapel.

OPENING HOURS

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