Landmarks in Denmark: Top 25

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Denmark is one of the most beautiful countries in Europe, in which a lot of memorable places are concentrated, fraught with a long history and an abundance of magnificent natural landscapes. This country has become a real symbol of purity and beauty – it may involuntarily seem that this is just a picture with a beautiful landscape. Bright green vegetation, azure blue sky, multi-colored houses, red tiled roofs… Denmark has always attracted tourists with this, and Denmark's numerous sights make this country even more attractive for its guests. That is why each of you will find for yourself what to see in Denmark. The historical sights of this country are numerous Viking fortresses, cathedrals, castles, basilicas, decorated in various styles of architecture inherent in their era. Guides in Copenhagen will help you to reveal the secrets and all the historical moments that each of these attractions hides in itself, plan your travel plan and itinerary. And for the greatest coverage of remarkable places, monuments of history, culture, nature, there are planned excursions in Copenhagen, which will allow you to form a real idea of ​​​​this wonderful country in one trip.

What to see in Denmark first of all

In their own way, all excursions in Denmark are interesting, but someone likes to look at historical and architectural monuments, others are interested in sports facilities, others love fishing and outdoor recreation. Our list contains options for tourists with any hobbies, including those that are suitable for a weekend visit to the country.

1. The Little Mermaid Statue (Copenhagen)

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Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen

The capital Copenhagen, located on the island of Zeeland, in fact itself is the main attraction of Denmark. The monument to the Little Mermaid, located in the port of Copenhagen, has become a kind of symbol of Denmark for some time now. The sculpture, sitting on a granite pedestal, is dedicated to the character of Andersen's fairy tale, which tells a beautiful love story: the sea beauty, saving the handsome prince from the storm, fell in love with a young man and turned to the sorceress so that in exchange for her wonderful voice, she would give her legs, and the little mermaid was able to land. According to the spell, the girl was supposed to fall in love with the prince, but if she did not succeed, she was supposed to turn into sea foam. As it turned out, the heart of the young man was taken over by another, and after the expiration of the period given by the spell, the little mermaid died, turning into foam.

The ballet, staged according to the fairy tale in 1906, impressed one of the spectators – Carl Jacobsen, who later became famous as the founder of the Carlsberg company. It was on his initiative that the statue of the Little Mermaid was created, which in 1913 took pride of place on the coast of Copenhagen.

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< h3> 2. Church of the Savior (Copenhagen)

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The Church of the Savior and the bell tower with a spiral staircase Ib Rasmussen

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Gilded marble altar with figures of saints in the Church of Our Savior in Copenhagen Joe deSousa

One of the most famous and significant religious buildings in the capital was the Church of the Savior. The Protestant church was erected at the end of the 17th century during the reign of King Christian IV, and its doors were first opened to the parishioners in 1695. The peculiarity of its architecture becomes noticeable at first sight – it is a long twisted spire, which is so high that it can be seen from almost anywhere in Copenhagen.

Initially, the building of the temple, built of red brick in the Baroque style, was the most important landmark of Denmark, but only half a century after the completion of construction, it acquired an even more original look, when the temple was crowned with an unusual spire resembling a bee sting.

The interior of the temple is amazing.

    For example, an unusual altar made of wood and marble, and not like the iconostases familiar to everyone. Or an ancient musical instrument – a huge organ of 3 thousand pipes, which is still in good condition, and you can even enjoy its amazing sound. And every hour the whole district is enveloped by the ringing of the quadrillion, consisting of 48 bells.

3. Tivoli Park (Copenhagen)

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A green corner of the huge Tivoli Park

If you are traveling with children, you will not have a question what to visit in Denmark. After all, the Tivoli amusement park is the first thing a young traveler must see with his own eyes. One of the oldest parks in Europe is actually the great-grandfather of all modern amusement parks, including the world-famous Disneyland. And although there are no super-modern rides designed with the latest technology, the high-speed carousels and roller coasters that everyone loves are always open to visitors. Tivoli is a classic of its genre, a real amusement park, as we imagine it not only, but also as it was seen by past generations:

    old carousels with cozy and bewitching lighting; a range of street performances; a sea of ​​fireworks, a lake with large fish that you can feed by buying special food right on the spot; pantomime theater; many good restaurants.

The park is open to visitors during the warm season – from April to September.

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4. Rosenborg Castle (Copenhagen)

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The former residence of the Danish kings Rosenberg Castle

In the very center of the Danish capital lies the oldest park with an area of ​​about 5 hectares, headed by the most important attraction in Denmark – Rosenborg Castle. The ancient large-scale structure is located in the northwestern part of the park and is surrounded by a moat filled with water around the perimeter. The castle was built by order of King Christian IV in 1624. For a long time, Rosenborg served as a royal residence, and only in 1710 it began to be used for official receptions, and another castle began to play the role of a residence, built on the orders of Frederick IV in the suburbs of the capital. In 1838, the doors of Rosenborg were opened to all visitors, the royal collections and numerous objects testifying to the period from the 16th to the 19th century were exhibited here.

The park in which the castle is located is called the Royal Garden – it was created shortly before the construction of the castle itself, so its landscape is decorated with architectural elements in the style of that era – the Renaissance. The park is now extremely popular with tourists and attracts over 2 million visitors every year.

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5. Ty and Mols Bjerge National Park (East Jutland)

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Hills are a characteristic feature of the landscape of eastern Jutland

On the Danish peninsula of Jutland, there are two more beautiful sights of Denmark – the national parks of Ty and Mols Bjerge.

Mols Bjerge is an amazing piece of land in the southeast of Jutland, inhabited by the rarest representatives of the flora and fauna of Denmark. Forests, pastures, magnificent beaches, as well as numerous ruins of Bronze Age buildings – all this will be found on the territory of the park with an area of ​​180 square meters. km.

The Thu National Park on the west coast of Jutland has a special natural charm. Here you will meet numerous representatives of birds that fly here twice a year in the process of migratory flights. On the territory of the park with an area of ​​about 24 hectares, there are a lot of walking and cycling paths, as well as special roads for horseback riding.

In short, travelers with any preferences will find something to see in Denmark – every visitor to the Thu and Mols Bjerge national parks will find an interesting activity for themselves:

    nature lovers – the opportunity to observe unusually beautiful landscapes: flights of migratory birds, moorlands, virgin forests and lakes; avid fishermen – the opportunity to go fishing in picturesque places, surrounded by pristine nature; fans of an active lifestyle – the opportunity to arrange a walk full of impressions, or ride bicycles along special cycle routes; lovers of antiquity – the opportunity to visit a lot of ancient monuments, the ruins of castles and churches.

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6. Øresund Bridge (Copenhagen – Malmö)

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Øresund Bridge – a tunnel between Denmark and Sweden

Another major attraction in Denmark, the Øresund Bridge between the Danish capital of Copenhagen and the Swedish city of Malmö, is a grandiose project that began to be implemented in 1995. First of all, the emergence of this project was facilitated by the abolition of passport control and the simplification of customs control between Denmark and Sweden. Having already begun the implementation of the project, the workers found 18 unexploded shells from the Second World War in the places where the bridge was installed. During the construction of the bridge, another unexpected problem arose – one of the segments of the tunnel skewed due to an error in engineering calculations. Nevertheless, this did not prevent, bypassing all the difficulties and eliminating all the shortcomings, by August 1999 to complete the construction of a grandiose structure – a bridge-tunnel 7,845 meters long, combining a double-track railway and a four-lane highway.

Øresund Bridge has become a masterpiece of modern engineering, causing real admiration for its grandeur. Today, every year, tens of millions of people cross the bridge to get to the neighboring country by the shortest route. Thus, the bridge made it possible to bring the borders of the two states closer and significantly reduce the travel time.

7. Museum of Modern Art (Aarhus, central Jutland)

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Museum of Modern Art in Aarhus

Do you want to feel like a Lilliputian, before whom Gulliver appeared from a well-known fairy tale? Then you should see a huge silicone statue of a seated boy, which is made so naturally that it almost merges with reality. The Museum of Modern Art is a must-see in Denmark if you happen to be in central Jutland. It was the statue of the boy that became the hallmark of this museum, and the museum itself is so unusual that every visitor after passing through its 10 levels remains under an unusually strong impression. The fact is that the main concept of the museum was its internal organization according to the principle of the circles of hell, purgatory and paradise, described in Dante's Divine Comedy. Thus, the visit begins from the lower floors with a “hellish” entourage, and the top of the structure is crowned with a transparent rainbow halo, from inside which you can observe the surrounding panorama of the city.

The museum was opened not so long ago, in 2004, but has already managed to gain fame not only among local residents, but also, of course, among guests of the city and the country. Here you will find a huge variety of expositions – surprising, exciting, amazing, frightening and even shocking. Unique collections of paintings, drawings, sculptures, sound and video installations, creative experiments – all this was concentrated on the museum area of ​​17 thousand square meters.

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8. Guinness World Records Museum (Copenhagen)

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Entrance to the Guinness World Records Museum

The Guinness World Records Museum in Copenhagen, created on the initiative of one very eccentric person, caricaturist Leroy Ripley, can undoubtedly be attributed to the unique sights of Denmark. He became famous all over the world thanks to his incredible collection of exhibits, which he collected over a long time traveling the planet.

On an area of ​​1,000 square meters there were expositions showing about 500 world records in various spheres of life, registered at different times in different places. All exhibits are somehow connected with the well-known Guinness Book of Records. Right at the entrance, you will be “greeted” by a realistic wax figure of the tallest man on the planet, 272 cm tall. In the exhibition halls, there is a figure of a champion in weight, whose body weight was 485 kilograms. The third record holder, presented here, literally ate metal products, having “swallowed” about 2 dozen bicycles in his life. Presented here are the longest mustaches, more than 3 meters long, and female nails 9 meters long, and a lot of achievements in the field of science, art, sports.

In addition to records, you can see just unusual things in the museum. For example, an exposition dedicated to Michael Jackson and Marilyn Monroe. In a separate room, you can see ghosts and even sit in an electric chair.

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9. Legoland ( Billund)

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Wonderland built with Lego

In the entertainment category, it is worth noting such a Czech landmark as the Legoland amusement park. The largest theme park was organized in Billund, in 1968, in the homeland of Lego. Erected on an area of ​​​​about 100 thousand square meters. m, consisting of more than 46 million Lego-cubes, Danish Legoland almost entirely consists of a designer: these are models of world-famous buildings, and heroes of fairy tales, and animals, and birds.

The entire park area is divided into 8 thematic zones presented for different age categories of children.

The world of miniatures is the basis of Legoland, consisting of 20 million cubes, from which the construction of the park began. Here are concentrated miniatures of the most famous corners of the planet, exactly repeating their originals.

    Duplo World is a zone for the youngest visitors, equipped with a soft surface, also known for the driving school built here for small motorists. The world of imagination is a zone for older children. There is a 3D cinema here, as well as a center where children can build their own Lego toys. Legoredo City is an area dedicated to the theme of the Wild West, and designed for families to relax. Land of Pirates is a zone dedicated to the theme of travel, full of mysteries and adventures. The Kingdom of the Knights is a zone in the form of a medieval castle with knights and princesses, where exciting attractions await children. Adventure World is a zone for the oldest children, full of the most extreme, breathtaking rides. Lego city – a whole city of Lego blocks with its own factory and fire station.

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10. Nyhavn (Copenhagen)

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Nyhavn is a favorite place for artists, photographers and tourists

Connoisseurs of historical places, hiding a rich chronicle of events, will definitely find something to visit in Denmark – fortunately, a lot of historical monuments are concentrated here. Among them is the Nyhavn district, one of the brightest and most colorful in Copenhagen. Here, back in the 17th century, a canal was dug connecting the city with the sea and leading from the Royal Square to the main city port, and around the same time, many bright buildings with bizarre gabled roofs were erected, which have retained their appearance to this day. In three houses of them, the writer-storyteller Hans Christian Andersen lived and worked at different times. Cozy restaurants intersperse with ancient buildings, where you can appreciate the taste and variety of local dishes. Many old wooden ships are moored along the banks of the canal. In a word, sailors, ships and beer – that's what was inextricably linked with the ideas about this area. To this day, especially on sunny days, many prefer to spend their day here with a pint of fresh beer.

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Sightseeing in Denmark: what else to visit while in Denmark

Analyzing what guides in Denmark offer, not all travelers understand exactly which places they will visit. Having information about the most famous sights, it will not be difficult for you to decide which guide to contact. The list will be no less useful for those who are exploring the country without a guide.

11. Carlsberg Glyptothek (Copenhagen)

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Carlsberg Glyptothek

The fact that doing business can be perfectly combined with doing art was proved by the example of the owner of the Carlsberg beer brand. The Carlsberg Glyptothek is the most important attraction in Denmark and one of the most important art museums in Copenhagen. Along with excelling in the brewing business, Carl Jacobsen was also an art connoisseur and collector. In 1888, together with his wife Ottilie, he donated to the state their rich collection of antiquity. The collection was placed in a new building, which later received the name New Carlsberg Glyptothek.

Later, the museum building was subject to redevelopment, a project was developed to expand the building, a new wing and partitions of the Winter Garden appeared.

< p>Today, on the first floor there is a collection of sculpture, which includes 30 works by Rodin, a sculptor from France. On the upper floors there is an exhibition of paintings, which presents many works by famous impressionist artists, including Gauguin and Van Gogh.

12. Erotic Museum (Copenhagen)

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Museum of Erotica – the world's first museum of this kind

Copenhagen's Strøget is home to Denmark's first museum of its kind, an erotica museum founded in 1992 by filmmaker Ol Ege and photographer Kim Reisfelt-Clausen. The museum was created so that visitors can look at erotica as a real art, as well as discover the whole history of the manifestation and development of erotica in different parts of the world, from the erotica of Rome and Ancient India to the present day. Here, in chronological order, the process of development of this art is presented with the help of various exhibits of an erotic orientation: the presentation of frank scenes in sculptures, paintings, photographs and postcards, magazines and porn films of different times. Erotic miniatures dedicated to the beauty of the male and female body, sex toys, erotic lingerie, special devices, images of Kama Sutra positions and even exhibits that tell about the intimate life of some celebrities. A visit to the Museum of Erotica is an opportunity to look at intimate life from a new perspective and with an unconventional approach.

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< h3>13. Frederiksborg Castle (Hillered)

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Luxurious Frederiksborg Castle with a park on the shore of a picturesque lake

Travelers who find themselves near the town of Hillered have something to see in Denmark. Just some half an hour drive from Copenhagen, and you are immersed in the atmosphere of the knightly Middle Ages. Not far from the Danish capital, there is an amazingly beautiful historical landmark of Denmark – Frederiksborg Castle. Centuries-old history, rich interior and exterior decoration, a magnificent park around the castle with canals, swans and fountains – all this attracts visitors, whose number is growing year by year.

Initially, its predecessor was erected on the site of the castle in 1560, which acquired the name Hilleredsholm, derived from the name of the nearby town. But in 1859, as a result of a strong fire, only ruins remained of the castle. A few years later, a new building was erected, after which the castle was given a new name – Frederiksborg. In 1878, a museum of national history was founded here, and the doors of the restored palace-museum were opened to the general public only in 1882.

Inside the castle is divided into three parts:

    in the central part is located The Royal Corps, the left wing is occupied by the chapel, the right side is the so-called Princess Wing.

Each room of the castle has a rich decoration, on the walls there are tapestries, portraits of Danish monks, beautiful paintings, old antique furniture everywhere. In a word, every element of architecture, painting, as well as the entire castle as a whole, is a real masterpiece of art.

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14. H. H. Andersen Museum (Odense)

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G.Kh. Andersen in Odense

In the Danish city of Odense, there is an amazing place that allows you to immerse yourself in the good old fairy tale. The old, once poor area has been restored and put on public display as an expensive antique toy. It is here that the fabulous, literally, landmark of Denmark is located – the Hans Christian Andersen Museum. The modest yellow house with red tiles, where the great writer was born, was once the home of a young couple – the parents of the future storyteller, who lived in poverty, but in endless love for each other, as the writer himself said.

Today, the Andersen Museum has become a part of the city, or rather its historical district, where the same small and bright houses flaunt, equally bright flowers grow under their windows, the pavement is paved in the old way with cobblestones. Inside the house-museum, everything is fascinating – from interiors, paintings painted according to the writer's fairy tales, to his personal belongings. And in the open theater right in front of the museum, scenes from famous fairy tales are played, and grateful spectators watch performances nearby, right on the grass.

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15. Roskilde Cathedral (Roskilde, Zealand)

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Roskilde Cathedral – the tomb of the Danish kings

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Chapel of Christian IV in Roskilde Cathedral in Denmark Slaunger

The Cathedral in Roskilde is the main cathedral of the country, a vivid example of the Gothic style, a world cultural heritage site, and for travelers a good option for what to see in Denmark. The cathedral, which became the burial place of all Danish kings, is located in eastern Denmark, on the island of Zeeland.

It is the first Gothic cathedral built of brick, and the way it was built served as an example for the spread of this architectural style throughout northern Europe. Construction was started in 1170 by the founder of Copenhagen, Bishop Absalon. In the 13th century, the construction of the temple was continued, and it was then that the originally Romanesque style was replaced by the Gothic features characteristic of that time – two spiers erected at that time serve as confirmation of this.

Since the 14th century, the cathedral has become the burial place of Danish monarchs , which from that moment began to be buried in richly decorated sarcophagi, both on the territory of the cathedral and outside it.

The history of the altar in the cathedral deserves special attention – it was originally intended for another castle – Frederiksborg, but was installed here. The altar paintings convey scenes from the life of Jesus Christ, from birth to crucifixion.

It was thanks to the appearance of this cathedral that Roskilde began to be considered the spiritual capital of Denmark.

Official website: http://www.roskildedomkirke

16. State Museum of Art (Copenhagen )

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The building of the State Museum of Art in the style of the Italian Renaissance in Copenhagen User:Thue

Copenhagen is a city of cultural festivals, historic castles, and the birthplace of beloved storyteller Hans Christian Andersen. Other famous people of Denmark lived in the Danish capital at different times, such as the physicists Niels Bohr, Oersted Hans Christian, the philosopher Kierkegaard Søren Oby and many others. And the State Museum, built in the late 19th century in the Renaissance style, introduces the artistic work of Danish artists. In 1998, due to the expansion of the museum collection, a new building was added to the main museum building, which is connected to the old one through a covered gallery. The spacious galleries of the museum exhibit thousands of paintings, drawings, engravings, sculptures and sketches, including paintings by Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Matisse, Titian, Picasso.

Official website: https: //www.smk

17. Kronborg Castle (Helsingør)

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The majestic Kronborg Castle near Helsingør Fiskfisk

Powerful fortifications have played an important role in the history of the Danish state for centuries, and today they form an important part of the rich cultural heritage of the country. Among the most famous fortifications of the country are the palaces of Christianborg, Amalienborg, Rosenborg, located in the capital, as well as Kronborg Castle in the city of Helsingor, in the northeast of the island of Zealand. At one time, Kronborg was even glorified by Shakespeare in the drama Hamlet, and also gained fame thanks to a legend according to which, somewhere in the depths of the castle, the legendary warrior Ogier the Dane is sleeping in a centuries-old sleep, ready to wake up at any moment. The castle was built in the 15th century, and at that time its main task was to collect taxes from passing merchant ships.

Official website: http://kongeligeslotte

18. Old town “Den Gamle By” (Aarhus)

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Historic houses of the 16th – 19th centuries in the open-air museum in Aarhus

In the city of Aarhus, located in the east of the Danish peninsula of Jutland, there is an amazing open-air museum. It combines 75 ancient buildings of the 18th-19th centuries, brought from all over Denmark, which demonstrate various crafts and features of life of those times. Visitors have the opportunity to try delicious pastries according to old recipes, see a toy, shoe, hat workshop, see a winemaker's house, a tailor's house, an old pharmacy and examine examples of kitchen utensils. The construction of ancient structures continues today: for this, the buildings are dismantled into blocks, each item is numbered and transported to the museum for further assembly.

Official website: https://www .dengamleby

19. Direhavsbakken Amusement Park (Lyungby Torbek)

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Entrance to the amusement park Bakken in Denmark Erkan

Denmark keeps not only historical and cultural heritage on its lands. Attractions for children also find their place here – first of all, Direhavsbakken Park, which has its own legend, can be attributed to them. There is a belief that once a little girl, walking around the outskirts of Dürenhavn, found a spring there. Having collected water from it, she brought it home, where it turned out that this water has magical properties. Local residents gladly accepted this news and created a beautiful park in that area. Today, the amusement park has more than 150 different attractions, as well as numerous cafes with national dishes. Particularly attractive to visitors is the atmosphere of the Middle Ages, which reigns in the park due to its unique design.

Official website: https://www.bakken

20. Carlsberg Museum (Copenhagen)

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Elephants in front of the entrance to the Old Carlsberg Troels Dejgaard brewery Hansen

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Exposition of the museum of the history of beer production Carlsberg in Copenhagen ϟ†Σ

Connoisseurs of a foamy drink and just anyone who is interested in beer production technologies will surely remember a visit to the Karlsbeg Museum, located in the Danish capital. This small establishment tells all about the development of the Carlsberg factory. The presentation at the museum will show the intricacies of beer production according to a unique recipe developed by its own laboratory, which discovered a method for cultivating pure yeast back in 1865. Here you can also look into cellars with old untouched bottles of beer, study the exposition of labels, determine the best smell and type of beer in a special aroma room, examine steam engines and boilers in which beer was brewed a century and a half ago. The museum has a bar where you can taste dozens of varieties of foam and buy a couple of bottles to go.

Official website: https://www.visitcarlsberg

21. Runestones (Jelling)

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Runestones behind glass cases in Jelling Alicudi

Denmark, whose nature still preserves ancient monuments of mankind, is known for one unique attraction – historical inscriptions carved on large natural stones. These are the so-called runic stones – mute evidence of the thousand-year history of the country. The largest and most famous of the rune stones can be seen in the village of Jelling, on the territory of the Jelling Church between the burial mounds. Two opposing religions seem to have converged here at one point, and two stones are living evidence of this: one of them is completely carved with pagan inscriptions, the other with Christian inscriptions. The creation of the small pagan stone dates from around 955 AD, the creation of the large Christian stone no earlier than 965. A color copy of the latter can be seen today in the National Museum.

22. Cape Grenen (Skagen)

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South view of the sandy beach of Cape Grenen on the Jutland peninsula

Northern Denmark, whose photo reflects the unique features of its landscape, has its own interesting places. One of these places is Cape Grenen, located a few kilometers from the city of Skagen. The peculiarity of the geographical position of the cape is that it is located at the junction of two currents, which formed a long sandy spit, going deep into the sea for 4 kilometers. Due to the unusual position, the cape has long been considered a dangerous place, which is characterized by very high sea waves, so the first lighthouse was erected here in the 16th century. The local flora and fauna are no less peculiar – for example, Grenen is an ideal place to observe the migrations of birds of prey. There are two museums on the cape – a military museum from the Second World War, and an art museum with a collection of paintings.

23. Bornholm Island (Hovedstaden)

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Houses on the coast of Bornholm Island Lilly M

Some sights of Sweden and Denmark are located on the border of these states. These include the island of Bornholm, which is separated from the Swedish coast by only a few kilometers of sea space. This place is ideal for rest from city hustle and bustle. Of the places recommended for visiting on the island, it is worth highlighting the ruins of Hammerhus Castle – one of the largest northern European fortresses, the Bornholm Museum dedicated to the history of the island, the Paradisesbakkern area with rocky landscapes and rift valleys, a number of round medieval churches in the Romanesque style. And the scenery of the island itself is a sight to behold: valleys with lush vegetation alternate with rocky massifs, and the stone coast is washed by the calm waters of the Baltic Sea.

24. White cliffs of the island of Mön (Baltic Sea)

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High rock mass “White Cliffs” on the island of Mön in the Baltic Sea Chad K

Severe, dramatic, magnetic landscapes of northern nature, with its primordial mixed forests, mountain landscapes, rocky islands, unite a number of northern European countries. That is why the natural attractions of Finland, Sweden and Denmark have their own unique features. So, the rocky coast of the island of Mön is a characteristic monument of Danish nature. The unique feature of this area is the bright white tint of the rocks: over millions of years, the dead mollusks gradually formed a chalk layer on the ocean floor, which later came to the surface as a result of the movement of giant glaciers and formed a hill. Sea waters undermined the coast, forming an amazing miracle of nature – snow-white rocks.

25. Faroe Islands

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Tórshavn is the capital and main port of the Faroe Islands Porkeri

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Sheep farming is one of the main sectors of the Faroese economy User:Erik Christensen

Winter is the perfect time to travel “to the ends of the earth” to see the northern nature in everything her power and severity. When wondering what to see in Denmark in winter, include in your itinerary a visit to the Faroe Islands – the northern treasure, which is often given the status of a landmark in Iceland, although officially these lands belong to Denmark. Here before travelers unfold fantastic nature in its primeval, sedate, restrained, magical: these are deep calm lakes, dizzying fjords, mysterious gorges, stormy waterfalls, coastal rocks dozing in foggy clouds. Each island of the archipelago is unique and is an attraction in itself.


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