Worldwide

Copenhagen - Holmens Kirke

City: Copenhagen (Danish: København) is the capital of Denmark. Copenhagen lies on the East coast of the island of Zealand (Sjælland), and on the island of Amager. Its founding date is commonly referred to as being 1167, the year that Bishop Absalon built his "castle at the port". The historical character of the city is clearly in shown by the many excellent renaissance buildings which were built during the reign of Christian IV. The medieval city and its suburbs form a harmonious whole. The waterfront is not only essential for the prosperity of the town, it also serves as a framework for the city. Copenhagen has 518,574 inhabitants. Greater -Copenhagen (Hovedstadsområdet-Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and 16 other municipalities) number 1.153.615 residents (2008).

 

Building: Original this place was used as an anchor forge, build in 1563. In 1617 King Christian IV had ordered to build cottages for his naval officers. In 1619 the church was inaugurated, the style is 'Dutch Renaissance'.


Object: The Divine name is written very big above the northern entrance.

 

 

Band of images

Click on the photo

 

 

- top -