Copenhagen and around. Travel in photos

Historic and cultural sites, architecture

Copenhagen. The Amalie garden (Amaliehaven)

A small park Amaliehaven (map) split between the Amalienborg Palace and the waterfront Larsen Plads relatively recently - in 1983.

Copenhagen. The Amalie garden (Amaliehaven)

the Park is located on the site of the shipyard of the 19th century belonging to a large ship owner Lars Larsen, promenade ever since the so - called- Larsen Plads (place of Larsen). In connection with the extension of the port in the second half of the century, the shipyard was closed, and in its place was built the berths of the company Thingvalla Line. The steamers employed on the line connecting Copenhagen to new York, it was here that he started his path immigrants to seek his fortune overseas. In 1898 the company was absorbed by DFDS, and the line became known as the Scandinavian America Line, which lasted until 1935, when the wave of refugees from the devastated World war Europe was exhausted, and America ceased to attract immigrants because of the great depression. Since then, the piers moved to the city, they began to take the local ferry lines.

Copenhagen. The Amalie garden (Amaliehaven)

the Building behind the fountain is the national Opera house. In fact, it is quite far - on the other side of the harbour Interchan.

Copenhagen. The Amalie garden (Amaliehaven)

a Park built on the initiative and at the expense of the Fund, founded by major Dutch industrialist Meller (Chastine McKinney Møller Foundation). I want to note that in Denmark a lot of objects of culture and accomplishment, free of charge built a large business. The author of the project of the Belgian architect Jean Delogne (Jean Delognes). The Park has a modern style that caused a lot of controversy about its appropriateness in a historic district Frederiksstaden. However, this place is popular with both tourists and locals.

Copenhagen. The Amalie garden (Amaliehaven)

Alley of the Park rests in an artificial cascading waterfall, symbolizing the sun rising on the horizon.

Copenhagen. The Amalie garden (Amaliehaven) Copenhagen. The Amalie garden (Amaliehaven)

the Park is planted with Japanese cherry, which blooms in April and gives the Park an unforgettable view. Unfortunately, I was not here, but let me give you photo Oct 2010 when I first came here.

Copenhagen. The Amalie garden (Amaliehaven)

out Of the Park overlooks the water of the Gulf of Inderhaug, which you can see national Opera house.

Copenhagen. The Amalie garden (Amaliehaven)