Commerce and craftsmanship

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Vivian Etting
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Vivian Etting

Healthy and sweet

Saint Salomon's spring belonged to Saint Salomon's Chapel on Bornholm. The remains of the…

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Vivian Etting

In the lee of a castle

Today, the distinguished white-washed church is the only building that testifies to…

Vibeke Andersson Møller
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Vibeke Andersson Møller

International modernism in Copenhagen

Arne Jacobsen's modernistic hotel was built using the newest techniques. The glass facades…

Søren Bitsch Christensen
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Søren Bitsch Christensen

The Battle of Fredericia

On 24 August 1657, Sweden's King Carl X Gustav found himself staring down the barrel of…

Søren Bitsch Christensen
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Søren Bitsch Christensen

Save the royal family!

The Stock Exchange is worthy of a King, and in the 1880s, there were three kings at once. Although …

Søren Bitsch Christensen
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Søren Bitsch Christensen

Fine lace – hard work

Say the word lace" and Danes think of Tønder. Visit the Drøhses House museum, and a world of…

Søren Bitsch Christensen
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Søren Bitsch Christensen

A black wall of water

A wall of water bearing down. Cows, hares, mice all fighting for their lives. People clinging to…

Søren Bitsch Christensen
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Søren Bitsch Christensen

The torture of Maren Nielsdatter

" The cellars under the town hall contained the town gaol. In the 17th century a number of the …

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Who fathered Maren's child?

Merchant Jens Bang built his large stone house in 1623 and 1624. He was the city's leading…

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Søren Bitsch Christensen

Living town or open air museum?

In 2003, Ærøskøbing received the Europa Nostra award for its outstanding state of preservation. …

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