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Photowalks in European cities

Showplaces, historic and cultural sites, architecture, museums. Guide

Copenhagen. Santa Ana Square (Sankt Annæ Plads). Garisenda Church (Garnisons Kirke)

Very close to the Moltke mansion house and odd Fellow Bredgade from the street starts on the Boulevard of St. Anne (Sankt Annæ Plads map), separating the district Frederiksstaden from New Harbor (Nyhavn). Extended area appeared in the 50s of the 18th century on the site of the channel, backfilled during the construction of the ambitious district Frederiksstaden. The landscaping of the square, turned it into a shady Boulevard, was the first initiative founded in 1852 of the Society for the beautification of Copenhagen.

Copenhagen, Santa Ana square (Sankt Annæ Plads). Garrison Church (Garnisonskirken)

In the 17th century, Copenhagen was a fortress city with a large number of serviceman people, and if the mariners could send religious posebnosti in the Church of the naval base Holmen, built in 1670, the soldiers and officers of the citadel had to serve prayer services in parish churches. Ascended the throne in 1699, Frederick IV ordered to build a Garrison Church (Garnisons Kirke) to the South gardens the Palace of Queen Sophie Amalie (later, in its place was built the Palace of Amalienborg). The author of the project was the engineer Georg Philipp Mueller (Georg Philip Müller), who showed the same architectural skills. Construction began in 1703 and the Church was inaugurated on 24 March 1706. The West side is built of brick, the other walls were wooden, painted "brick". The clock appeared on the tower in 1710, replaced in 1883. In the late 18th century, the temple was popularly called the "Church of the Lord of hosts" (Den Herre Zebaoths Kirke), but it had nothing to do with the old Testament name of God, was the name who served in the temple 1767 a German priest (Seeboth).

Copenhagen. Garrison Church (Garnisonskirken)

King of Denmark Christian X, who ascended the throne may 14, 1912, was the nephew of the Princess Dagmar of Denmark (Russian Empress Maria Feodorovna) and a cousin of Nicholas II. His younger brother Prince Carl became king of Norway under the name of Haakon VII. Christian X had ranks of the Prussian Colonel General and General of the Swedish, Norwegian, Swedish, British and German admirals.After the occupation of Denmark in April 1940, the king remained in the country and became a symbol of moral resistance to the Danes. You know the speech of the king in 1942 in the Copenhagen synagogue, in which he stated that "if the Jews of Denmark was forced to wear a symbol that distinguishes them from other citizens, my family and I will also wear this symbol", after which he was actually placed under house arrest. The monument under the project of Einar Utzon-Frank (Einar Utzon-Frank) was established in 1954.

Copenhagen. Monument of Christian X (Rytterstatuen af Christian X)

Continue on Baggage. This part of the street belongs to the shopping district of Copenhagen.

Copenhagen, Bredgade

building on the corner Polegate (Palægade map) art Nouveau architects Emil Blichfeldt and Gottfried Twede (Emil Blichfeldt, Gotfred Tvede) built 1900-1902 year.

Copenhagen, Bredgade

the Main portal of the building is decorated with a sculpture of a dragon.

Copenhagen, Bredgade