Copenhagen Denmark April 2017

April 15th through April 21st

Cindy and I took a trip to Copenhagen Denmark for the week she was off for spring break. We visited many historic sites and enjoyed the food and rich culture.

The Memorial Anchor at Nyhavn, Love locks at Bryggebroen, Nyhavn Harbour, and the windmill at Kastellet.

Bicycles

In central Copenhagen there are 520.000 people and 560.000 bicycles. More than half of the population of Copenhagen commute to work or study by bike.

Statues

There are were too many statues to see however, here are just a few of them such as the little mermaid, equestrian statue of King Frederik V, and a statue of David.

Fountains

There were also a great number of fountains

Palaces

Christiansborg Palace, Rosenborg Castle, and Amalienborg Palace

Christiansborg Palace is a palace and government building and is the seat of the Danish Parliament, the Danish Prime Minister's Office and the Supreme Court of Denmark
The Rosenborg Castle was built by one of the most famous Scandinavian kings, Christian IV, in the early 17th century and houses the Knights’ Hall with the coronation thrones and three life-size silver lions standing guard. In addition the crowns of the Danish kings and queens are kept in special vaults The crown jewels primarily consist of four garnitures: a diamond set, a ruby set, a pearl set, and an emerald set.
Amalienborg Palace is the home of the Danish royal family, Queen Margrethe II and her husband Henri de Laborde de Monpezat. This palace was not open to the public.

Churches

Saint Peter's Church, the Marble Church, and St. Alban's Church.

Miscellaneous

Finally here are some photos from various places in and around Copenhagen

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