denmark

copenhagen

copenhagen-nyhavn

 

odense-hc andersen house

odense-hc andersen museum

copenhagen

 

radhus & hc andersen blvd

radhus & hc andersen blvd

Copenhagen (Danish: København) is the capital and most populated city of Denmark

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Stroget

Originally a Viking fishing village founded in the 10th century, Copenhagen became the capital of Denmark in the early 15th century

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The city’s origin as a harbour and a place of commerce is reflected in its name. Its original designation, from which the contemporary Danish name is derived, was Køpmannæhafn, meaning “merchants’ harbour”, often simply Hafn or Havn

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nyhavn

Copenhagen’s landmarks such as Tivoli Gardens, the Little Mermaid Statue, the Amalienborg and Christiansborg palaces, Rosenborg Castle, Frederik’s Church, and many museums, restaurants and nightclubs are significant tourist attractions.

Frederik's Church(marble church)

Frederik’s Church(marble church)

Frederik’s Church (Danish: Frederiks Kirke), popularly known as The Marble Church (Marmorkirken) for its rococo architecture, is an Evangelical Lutheran church in Copenhagen, Denmark

Amalienborg

Amalienborg

Amalienborg is the winter home of the Danish royal family, and is located in Copenhagen

little mermaid statue

little mermaid statue

The Little Mermaid (Danish: Den lille havfrue) is a bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen, depicting a mermaid. The sculpture is displayed on a rock by the waterside at the Langelinie promenade in Copenhagen. It is 1.25 metres (4.1 ft) tall and weighs 175 kilograms (385 lb). Based on the fairy tale of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen, the small and unimposing statue is a Copenhagen icon and has been a major tourist attraction since 1913

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In 2012, Copenhagen was third in the ranking of the richest cities in the world in terms of gross earnings, dropping from first place in 2009

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odense

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Odense is the third largest city in Denmark. Odense has close associations with Hans Christian Andersen who is remembered above all for his fairy tales. He was born in the city in 1805 and spent his childhood years there.

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text from wikipedia

 

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