Vesterport (Fåborg), Yderside

Gateway between town and country


Vesterport was built in circa 1470 as part of Fåborg's fortifications. It was probably built of stone even then. About half the town gates in Denmark marked the border between the town and country up to the mid-1800s. In about 1670, King Christian V introduced…

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År: 1957 PHOTO:Kjeld de Fine Licht/KADK Docs

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Merchant defends unpopular gate

Vesterport in Fåborg is the only town gate in Denmark still standing except for Mølleporten in…

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