Copenhagen and around. Travel in photos

Historic and cultural sites, architecture

Copenhagen. Frederic's Hospital - Museum of design (Kunstindustrimuseet)

Looking at festivities in the Churchillparken , I headed towards the center of the historic district Frederiksstaden. One of its most important streets - Bredgade ("bread street"), interesting architectural objects are located literally one after another.

Copenhagen, Bredgade

the First people's hospital in Copenhagen was founded by order of king Frederik V. the building of the hospital was built in 1752-1757, in accordance with the development plan of the area Frederiksstaden by architects Nicolai Eigtved and Lauritz de Thurah. The hospital was opened personally by the king on 31 March 1757 and received its name (Kongelig Frederiks Hospital).

Copenhagen. Hospital Frederick - Museum of design (Kunstindustrimuseet)

Medical institution financed from the revenues of the postal service and was intended for the poor. 11 Nov 1855, died in hospital the famous Danish philosopher, theologian and writer Søren Aabye Kierkegaard, the author of the doctrine of three stages of human existence - aesthetic, ethical and religious.

Copenhagen. Hospital Frederick - Museum of design (Kunstindustrimuseet)

Hospital existed in this building until 1919. Now here is the Danish Museum of applied art and design (Kunstindustrimuseet map). The Museum displays furniture, utensils, ceramics and textiles of different eras. The Museum owns a rich collection of Royal porcelain, which includes objects from the famous service the Flora Danica. In the Museum exhibitions of Danish and international decorative art and industrial design, covering the period from the middle ages to the present day.

Copenhagen. Hospital Frederick - Museum of design (Kunstindustrimuseet)

Even sewers here are works of art.

Copenhagen. Hospital Frederick - Museum of design (Kunstindustrimuseet) Copenhagen. Hospital Frederick - Museum of design (Kunstindustrimuseet)

on the Contrary you can see a large building with a facade in the classical style.

Copenhagen, Bredgade