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Location address: Denmark, Capital Region
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Charlottenborg Palace (Danish: Charlottenborg Slot) is a large town mansion located on the corner of Kongens Nytorv and Nyhavn in Copenhagen, Denmark. Originally built as a residence for Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve, it has served as the base of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts since its foundation in 1754. Today it also houses Kunsthal Charlottenborg, an institution for contemporary art, and Danmarks Kunstbibliotek, the Royal Art Library.
Kunsthal Charlottenborg is one of the largest and most beautiful spaces for contemporary art in Europe, presenting an ambitious program of exhibitions and events including talks, performances, concerts and screenings. This spread of activities is designed to speak to a wide range of audiences in Copenhagen and beyond, making Charlottenborg the main cross-roads for contemporary art in the city.