The monuments of Copenhagen

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Visiter Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

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The collections of this museum come from a donation from JCCarlsberg, beer industry and art enthusiast....

Visiter Nationalmuseet

Nationalmuseet

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This large museum presents 14,000 years of Danish history, from the ice age to the present day. The Vikings represent...

Visiter Radhus

Radhus

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The Town Hall was inaugurated in 1905: it was designed by Martin Nyrop in the national romantic style, but the...

Visiter Christiansborg Slot

Christiansborg Slot

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This large building houses the Danish power: Parliament, the Prime Minister's Office, the Supreme Court....

Visiter Thorvaldsens Museum

Thorvaldsens Museum

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Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) lived and worked in Rome for most of his life. He was strongly influenced by Italian art...

Visiter Det Kongelige Bibliotek

Det Kongelige Bibliotek

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The royal library was founded in 1653 by King Frederick III; The King's collection and three other private...

Visiter Børsen

Børsen

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The building was built on the orders of Christian IV between 1619 and 1640: this ambitious king wanted to make...

Visiter Holmens Kirke

Holmens Kirke

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Part of the building, built in 1562, was first a forge for anchors. A transformation made in 1619 made it a Lutheran...

Visiter Latinerkvarteret

Latinerkvarteret

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The "Latin Quarter" is named because of the presence of the former University of Copenhagen, which was founded in 1479:...

Visiter Rundetårn

Rundetårn

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In the 16th century. Astronomy developed throughout Europe, especially for the purposes of navigation. In Copenhagen,...

Visiter Stroget

Stroget

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The name refers to a group of pedestrian streets leading from the Rådhuspladsen (Town Hall Square) to the Kongens...

Visiter Kastellet

Kastellet

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This fortress has the shape of a star-shaped pentagram with bastions at each of its tops; It is now a public park and ...

Visiter For Freisers Kirke

For Freisers Kirke

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The Church of Our Savior is known for its spiral spire which reaches a height of 90 m, and for its carillon which,...

Visiter Rosenborg Slot

Rosenborg Slot

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After Christian IV bought the land and built a pleasure garden, he built a summer residence from 1606, which evolved...

Visiter Statens Museum for Kunst

Statens Museum for Kunst

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The National Gallery of Art is the result of the royal collections begun in 1750 by Frédéric IV: he made important...

Visiter Nyhaven

Nyhaven

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The "New Port" is a canal dug from 1670 to 1673 under King Christian V. The north side, on the sunny side, is lined...

Visiter Frederiksberg Palace

Frederiksberg Palace

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This baroque palace served as a summer residence for the royal family until the middle of the 19th century....

Visiter Langelinie

Langelinie

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It is both a port where cruise ships arrive, a promenade and a park. It was first a zone reserved for the military,...

Visiter Det Kongelige Teater

Det Kongelige Teater

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The Royal Danish Theater was built in 1874. Numerous performances are performed: operas, ballet shows, classical music...

Visiter Tivoli Gardens

Tivoli Gardens

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This amusement park was opened in 1843 and immediately enjoyed great success. The motto of constructor Georg Carstensen...

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