The 13th century meant drastic growth and change for Kolding with the construction on Koldinghus Castle, a Franciscan monastery and the Church of Saint Nicolai (Sct. The Church of Saint Nicolai is still a dominant feature of the skyline.The Middle Ages were a very importance time in Kolding’s history.First Hotel Kolding is located by the Castle Lake within easy walking distance of the Koldinghus castle.
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The central geographical positioning of Kolding was the key to success.
Many of Denmark’s Kings would stay for periods of time at Koldinghus castle, and the town received much financial support from the crown.
Koldinghus is a castle in the traditional sense, and has played an important historical role in the history of Denmark and the region.
Today the castle is a museum which houses a wide variety of historical and artistic artifacts such as, paintings, sculptures, silverwares and a history of the castle.
Archeological evidence suggests that a functioning town was in existence from the middle of the 12th century.
However, the first documented mentioned of the town comes from a document written in 1231.
Koldinghus is one of the few true castles remaining in Denmark.
The majority of Danish ‘castles’ are truly manor homes.
There undoubtedly were people living in the area for quite some time prior to this period, as the mouth of Kolding Fjord is an ideal location for human settlement.