Posts Tagged ‘Denmark’

Well for a start you need a torch! The view from Charlottenbourg to Christianshaven is invariably either dark or overcast (just watch every episode of The Killing 3). Apart from that I didn’t realise until we visited how different the Danes are… In a good way. There appears to be less of a class divide […]

The Round Tower. Video from Culture Night P1070791.JPG I liked these paintings in an exhibition in the Round Tower P1070793.JPG P1070794.JPG Here’s a video of the opening of “up up ups” a local art exhibition based on TOWERS by the association of artists called PRO Man has built countless towers throughout history. Towers […]

. The Royal Danish Playhouse (Danish: Skuespilhuset) is a theatre building for the Royal Danish Theatre, situated on the harbour front in the Frederiksstaden neighbourhood of central Copenhagen, Denmark. It was created as a purpose-built venue for dramatic theatre, supplementing the theatre’s old venue from 1874 on Kongens Nytorv and the 2004 […]

  Interestingly Christian X was unable to walk following a fall from his horse. Christian X (Christian Carl Frederik Albert Alexander Vilhelm) (26 September 1870 – 20 April 1947) was King of Denmark from 1912 to 1947 and the only King of Iceland, between 1918 and 1944. He was the third Danish monarch of the House […]

The Bridge (“Bron” in Swedish or “Broen” in Danish) is a Scandinavian crime drama television series, co-produced by Danmarks Radio and Sveriges Television. The series follows a police investigation following the discovery of a dead body on the bridge connecting Denmark and Sweden. The series was first broadcast on DR1 and SVT1 during the autumn […]

Nyhavn is one of the most popular parts of Copenhagen, the new port is lined with brightly coloured buildings  and pavement cafes. We walked from Kongens Nytorv (Kings New Square) around the square as this is the site of major construction for the new Metro line. The building covered in lace is the French Embassy, […]

CPH Metro


Copenhagen Metro (Danish: Københavns metro) is a rapid transit system serving Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Tårnby in Denmark. The 20.5 km (12.7-mile) system opened between 2002 and 2007, and has two lines, M1 and M2. The driverless light metro supplements the larger S-train rapid transit system, and is integrated with DSB local trains and Movia buses. Through […]