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  • 1 Elmelunde Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Leonora Christines V 1 DK - 4780 Stege

    Three of the island's churches are renowned for the profusion and beauty of their frescoes and because they boast some remarkable examples of 15C narrative paintings. The Elmelunde Master decorated the church of his home village with biblical scenes,..

  • 2 Jungshoved Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Hovmarken 4 DK - 4720 Præstø

    It rises up as if from nowhere, a white silhouette standing out against a backdrop of sky, sea, trees and the gentle green of the rolling landscape. Built in the Romanesque era (13C), a Late Gothic extension was added in the early 16C. The church hou..

  • 3 Sankt Bendts Kirke Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Køgevej 8 DK - 4100 Ringsted

    St Benedict's, the abbey of this 12C monastery, is one of the oldest brick churches in Denmark. For two hundred years, monarchs and members of the royal family were buried here and some of their portraits hang inside. The 20 royal tombs include that ..

  • 4 Ringkøbing Fjord Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    DK - 6960 Ringkøbing

    In the region that extends north of Esbjerg between Varde (38km north of Ribe via Route 11) and Ringkøbing you have the chance to see landscapes that are typical of Jutland's west coast: a vast lagoon, shifting dunes carpeted with wild grass and heat..

  • 5 Lindegård Interesting

    Museums and art

    Adelgade 23 DK - 4400 Kalundborg

    These ancient buildings, comprising six wings laid out around a courtyard, house the interesting Kalundborg Museum, dedicated to local history. In particular you will see (do mind your head on the particularly low door frames!) a remarkable wooden pi..

  • 6 Bregninge Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Kaldredvej 18 DK - 4593 Bregninge

    The bright red paint of this imposing brick and stone church contrasts starkly with the brilliant white of the step gables. Inside, the nave vault is covered with frescoes that date back to different eras and illustrate biblical scenes accompanied by..

  • 7 Roskilde Fjord Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    DK - 3600 Frederikssund

    To the north of Roskilde, the fjords region is home to two of the largest Danish fjords, Isefjord and Roskilde Fjord, which meet the Kattegat. Roskilde Fjord, the narrower of the two, is particularly stunning: rolling hills slope gently towards the t..

  • 8 Strøget Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Strøget DK - 1550 København

    From the Town Hall to the New Royal Square, there is a maze of streets that sometimes open out onto squares, forming the "main street" of Copenhagen. During a walk through these streets, styles change and duty free shops make way for elegan..

  • 9 Latin Quarter Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Amagertorv DK - 1153 København

    Huddled between Strøget to the south and the parkst to the north and east, the "Latin Quarter" of Copenhagen revolves around the University, which was based on the English colleges and the Cathedral of Our Lady, that stands opposite. The di..

  • 10 New Royal Square Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    DK - 1050 København

    Built from 1670 to 1688 on the request of Christian V, Kongens Nytorv, the New Royal Square, is both the end of the streets created for the New City and the Nyhavn Canal (1671). There are imposing aristocratic palaces around the square and little hou..

  • 11 Kastellet Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Churchill Park DK - 1263 København

    On leaving Amalienborg, Amaliegade leads to Churchill Park at the centre of which stands a former barracks, the 18C Kastellet (18 e s.), with Vauban-like fortifications surrounded by lakes. At the entrance to the park stands the Museum of the Resista..

  • 12 Heinrich Hirschsprung Collection Interesting

    Museums and art

    Stockholmsgade 20 DK - 2100 København

    Housed in a neoclassical building situated behind the Fine Arts Museum, the Hirschsprung Collection was left by the tobacco manufacturer in 1911 and includes a number of paintings by Danish artists from the 19C, including those from the Skagen school..

  • 13 Marble Bridge Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    DK - 1471 København

    This rococo style marble bridge crosses Frederiksholms Kanal and leads to the vast courtyard of Christiansborg. Designed by the famous 18C architect Nicolai Eigtved, it was built at the same time as the first palace. Seen from the shaded banks of the..

  • 14 David Collection Interesting

    Museums and art

    Kronprinsessegade 30-32 DK - 1306 København

    The David collection is situated on Kongens Have in a lovely 19C house that used to belong to CL David. This lawyer made it a public institution in 1945 and maintained the building. It contains a great collection of Islamic art from the Middle Ages a..

  • 15 Church of Our Lady Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Vestergade 21 DK - 8000 Århus

    The church of Our Lady, the former abbey church of a Dominican monastery, was built between the 13C and the 15C. There are traces of frescoes and a magnificent altarpiece by Claus Berg. This dates from around 1520 and has a vividly expressive style r..

  • 16 Fyn Village Interesting

    Museums and art

    Sejerskovvej 20 DK - 5260 Odense

    The open-air museum consists of reconstructed rural buildings from the 18C and 19C arranged to form a typical Fyn village, with farmhouses, workshops, mills, school, vicarage etc.

  • 17 Fyn Museum of Fine Arts Interesting

    Museums and art

    Jernbanegade 13 DK - 5000 Odense

    Located just north of the pedestrian area, the Fyn Museum of Fine Arts houses one of the best collections of Danish painting from the 18C to the present day.

  • 18 H.C. Andersen Haven Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    Klosterbakken DK - 5000 Odense

    In this lovely park laid out on an island and on the north bank of the River Odense, stands the statue of the fairy tale writer dating from 1888. Every year on his birthday (2 April), flowers are laid at the foot of the statue.

  • 19 St Knud's Cathedral Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Klosterbakken 2 DK - 5000 Odense

    The brick-built Gothic cathedral was constructed between the 13C and 15C on the site of an earlier building twice destroyed by fire. The crypt contains the shrine of St Knud and that of his brother Benedikt. Behind the altar is the magnificent tripty..

  • 20 Michael & Anna Ancher's House Interesting

    Museums and art

    Markvej 2-4 DK - 9990 Skagen

    The painters, Michael and Anna Ancher came to live in the house in 1884. After the death of their daughter Helga, also a painter, in 1964, the house was carefully restored to recreate the atmosphere of creativity that permeated the place at the time ..

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