Category Archives: Copenhagen, Denmark

Nyhavn

One of the main attractions is a district of Copenhagen and Nyhavn canal, which is translated from Danish means “new harbor”. The length of the channel is 1 km in length and 15 meters in width.

Channel was dug by Swedish prisoners in 1671 during the reign of King Christian V.The author of the “New Harbor” was a royal engineer B. Ruzenstin.

New Carlsberg Glyptotek

New Carlsberg Glyptotek – one of the major art museums of Copenhagen. The museum is located in the city center, behind Tivoli Gardens.

Carlsberg Glyptotek was founded in the 19th century, a great admirer of art by Carl Jacobsen – son of the famous Danish brewer Carlsberg.

Thorvaldsen Museum

Magnificent historical landmark of Copenhagen and Denmark is the Thorvaldsen Museum. It is close to the royal residence Christiansborg.

By order of King Frederick VI of the lot of land specifically for the construction of the museum, the author of this structure was a young architect MG Bindesbell.

The Royal Palace Amalienborg

Royal Amalienborg Palace is the largest historical monument in the city of Copenhagen. In 1673, Frederick III built a palace and named it after his wife Queen Sophia Amalia, in 1689, the palace was burnt down. In 1750, by order of King Frederick V the construction of the architectural complex of the castle Amalienborg.