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Castle of Copenhagen
Hard Rock Cafe
Vor Frelsers Kirke
September 25-28, 2015
At the harbor
The famous little Mermaid
Based on the fairy tale of the same name by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, the small and unimposing statue is a Copenhagen icon and has been a major tourist attraction since 1913. In recent decades it has become a popular target for defacement by vandals and political activists.
Castle of Copenhagen surrounded by the military homes
Carlsberg Brewery and Museum
With your bought ticket you get two coupons for two free glasses of beer which you can enjoy everywhere in the museum. Enjoy the museum while drinking :-)
King Christian IV was neither the first nor the last person to take an interest in Danish beer as an objection of taxation. At a personal level the famous Danish King had a great affection for beer. The Renassaince had arrived with large quantities of food and drink, and the abundant and often very salty food required the intake of vast amounts of liquid. Between 10 and 30 litres of beer a day was the standard during this period, which has been described as “The Great Nordic Inebration”.
The Brewhouse at the old Carlsberg was operative until 1906. There was a close Interaction between the Tuns upstairs and the Coppers downstairs.
The little Mermaid - this is the replica of the original one located at the harbor. This sculpture is made by Edvard Eriksen.
Ludvig is sleeping it off
Morris, commercial model J type van, 1954, 1250 kg, 4 cylinder petrol engine, built at the Slagelse coachwork factory and used to transport advertising materials. Later it was equipped with with draught beer dispensers and used in connection with marketing events.
Just across of the brewery is the park called Sondermarken. From here you can reach easily the Zoo.
Adam Ohlenschläger, 14.11.1779-20.01.1850, was a Danish poet and playwright. He introduced romanticism into Danish literature.
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