Denmark

Lindholm Høje – The Viking burial site in Aalborg

A total of 680 graves and 150 stone ships have been found on the site. North of the burial site was a village where remains of houses,

Roskilde Cathedral – Scandinavia’s first Gothic cathedral in Roskilde

Cathedral reflects the changing European architectural history across 800 years and is an early Scandinavian Gothic cathedral built in bricks. Constructed during the 12th and 13th centuries,

The Egtved Girl – The Nordic Bronze Age girl rests in Copenhagen

Her burial has been dated by dendrochronology to 1370 BC. She was buried in an oak coffin that was covered by the barrow Storehøj near Egtved, west

Lego Duck – The first Lego is being exhibited in Billund

The Lego Group began in the workshop of Ole Kirk Christiansen, a carpenter from Billund, Denmark, who began making wooden toys in 1932. In 1934, his company

Grundtvigs Kirke – The unusual memorial Church in Copenhagen

Τhe architect Peder Vilhelm Jensen Klint studied many Danish village churches. Their traditional building techniques, materials and decoration inspired his design. Klint merged the modern geometric forms

Mennesket ved Havet – The men at sea in Esbjerg

The sculpture was designed by Svend Wiig Hansen and installed on 28 October 1995. The artist’s original idea for the location of the sculpture was Grenen, north

Frederiksborg Castle – The palatial complex in Hillerød

A palatial complex was built as a royal residence for King Christian IV of Denmark-Norway in the early 17th century, replacing an older castle acquired by Frederick

Bakken – The world’s oldest operating amusement park in Klampenborg

The park opened in 1583. Kirsten Piil discovered a natural spring in a large forest park north of Copenhagen. Residents of the city were attracted to the

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