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The "Kastellet" (the Citadel in English) has built in 1662 as a part of the fortification to protect Copenhagen. Since then it has housed the military headquarter for the Danish forces - and parts of the area is still being used for this purpose. But most of the area is today open to the public. It is a very popular and green recreational area in the centre of Copenhagen.
   
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The main entrances to the Kastellet (The Citadel) in Copenhagen.

The main entrances to the Kastellet (The Citadel) in Copenhagen.
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One of the beautiful old building at the Kastellet (The Citadel) in Copenhagen.

One of the beautiful old building at the Kastellet (The Citadel) in Copenhagen.
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The inside view of the main entrances to the Kastellet (The Citadel) in Copenhagen.

The inside view of the main entrances to the Kastellet (The Citadel) in Copenhagen.
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The view thru of one of the main entrances to the Kastellet (The Citadel) in Copenhagen.

The view thru of one of the main entrances to the Kastellet (The Citadel) in Copenhagen.
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One of the streets at the Kastellet (The Citadel) in Copenhagen.

One of the streets at the Kastellet (The Citadel) in Copenhagen.
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One of the canons displayed at the ramparts surrounding the Kastellet (The Citadel) in Copenhagen.

One of the canons displayed at the ramparts surrounding the Kastellet (The Citadel) in Copenhagen.
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