City Hall Square, Copenhagen

City Hall Square (DanishRådhuspladsenpronounced [ˈʁʌðhusˌpʰlæsn̩]) is a public square in the centre of CopenhagenDenmark, located in front of the Copenhagen City Hall. Its large size, its central location and its affiliation with the city hall make it a popular venue for a variety of events, celebrations and demonstrations. It is often used as a central point for measuring distances from Copenhagen.

City Hall Square is located at the southwestern end of the pedestrian street Strøget which connects it to Kongens Nytorv, the other large square of the city centre, passing Gammeltorv/Nytorv and Amagertorv along the way. Opposite Strøget, Vesterbrogade extends into the Vesterbro district and later crosses the border to FrederiksbergH. C. Andersens Boulevard, Copenhagen’s most heavily congested street, and Vester Voldgade pass the square on either side of the city hall.

Read more here at Wikipedia

Watch more pictures here

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Denmark

Fortifications of Copenhagen

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Københavns Toldbod – Copenhagen Custom Tax Buildings

Københavns Frihavn – Copenhagen Freeport

The Little Mermaid

Rosenborg Castle

Christiansborg Slot – Christiansborg Castle

Christiansborg Bunker

Amalienborg Palace

Copenhagen City Hall

Frederiksberg Palace, Frederiksberg City Hall / Command Central

Moltke’s Mansion

The Lur Blowers Monument

Dragon Fountain, Copenhagen

Copenhagen 1960s

Copenhagen, Denmark

Winter in Denmark

Tuborgflasken

King of the hill: Elephants, elegance and 170 years of Carlsberg

Thor in battle with the ‘giants’

Christianshavn, København, Danmark

Holmen

Søtorvet

Retired crane becomes luxury-retreat

The Olsen Gang’s Big Score, The Dragon House & The Gefion Fountain

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1992: Denmark voted no to The Maastricht Treaty despite the massive pro-EU propaganda, later the same year Denmark beated the recently re-united pro-EU Germany in the UEFA Euro 1992 Final.

The Maastricht Treaty 92-93

Copenhagen City Hall Square 1992

City Hall Square, Copenhagen (in WWII) 9. april 1940

As early as January 1940, the ‘Great Copenhagen Committee on protection against the danger of air’ decided to build shelters around the town’s parks and squares, where many people were often gathered. Since then, the “negro huts” were added to Town Hall Square and Kgs. Nytorv.

Source: Berlingske

Yes, people called them »negerhytterne« (“negro huts”).

Picture from Senior Maksten

German invasion of Denmark (1940)

Denmark’s collaboration with Germany, during World War II

WWII – Where did the Germans live (in Denmark)?

Read about WWII here

Copenhagen City Hall

The Lur Blowers Monument

Dragon Fountain, Copenhagen

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Roskilde: 30km

Ringsted: 60km

Korsør: 107km

Køge: 40km

Vordingborg: 94km

Copenhagen: The Capital of All Nordic Countries and the Spiritual Capital for All Germanic People.

 

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