No history of Copenhagen can be considered complete without giving proper attention to the history of the Danish monarchy.The Royal Family has always represented one of the fundamental elements of the nation’s identity.
1 Vagtparade – the changing of the guard – Amalienborg – Copenhagen
2 the “free city” of Christiania
3 the “Nationalmuseet” was founded in 1897 by the unification of several prestigious sources
4 the black diamond, a futuristic building by the architects Schmidt
5 the planetarium
7 city square, it forms the very heart of historic Copenhagen with the very impressive City Hall building and the City Hall tower with the bronze statue of traditional “Lur players”
8 the Gefion Fountain, not far from Nyboder, a monumental fountain created in 1908
9 the Karen Blixen Museum in Rungsted, North of Copenhagen
10 Nyhavn’s Signs, brightly colored, hand-worked, all very visible:they call attention to the many attractions that this lively quarter of Copenhagen has in store for visitors 11Christianborg, the castle, the Carriage Museum and the Museum of Theater History
12 the Royal Library
13 Tivoli gardens of Andersens Boulevard are a pleasant prelude to the world famous Tivoli Pleasure Park
14 the “Great Lakes” to the West of the city center, there contiguous and regularly shaped artificial bodies of water give the illusion of being a river as they extend over an area of almost there kilometers.
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