Copenhagen winter 2018 – visit Inner Harbour, Opera, Naval Base Holmen (1680-1989), Amalienborg Castle, new bike- and walk bridge “Inderhavnsbroen”, Nyhavn and main central square Kongens Nytorv built 1684-88

 

 

Oplev København vinter 2018 – besøg Inderhavnen, Operaen, Flådestation Holmen (1680-1989), Amalienborg Slot, ny cykel- og gangbro “Inderhavnsbroen”, Nyhavn og Kongens Nytorv anlagt 1684-88 med statue af Kong Christian 5 på hest omgivet af anlægget “Krinsen”.

 

 

 

 

Text and photos Erik K Abrahamsen 5. february 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

View to Copenhagen Inner Harbour and Naval Base Holmen on island Nyholm:

 

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Copenhage Inner Habour. View in direction esat to Holmen Navy Base founded 1680 on island Nyhaolm. Phoot 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Copenhagen Inner Habour. View in direction east to Holmen Naval Base founded 1680 on island Nyholm: museum ship Peder Skram built 1965 and Mastekranen built 1749 by Philip de lange. At left West-Indian store house built 1796 and neighbor to Yellow and Blue storehouses built 1790-1800. Photo at 2 PM the 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Winter 2018 in Denmark have been unusual warm with a lot of rain in january.

But on monday 5. february 2018: sun and blue sky with minus 5-10 degrees all over Denmark. 

Here is my experience – my photo story on my one day visit to Copenhagen – 60 km south of my home in North Sealand:

 

View to Naval Base Holmen with museum ship Peder Skram  and Mastekranen built 1749:

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Copenhagen Inner Harbour. View to Naval Base Holmen with museum ship Peder Skram built 1965 and mastekranen built 1751.

Copenhagen Inner Harbour. View to Naval Base Holmen  on island Nyholm with museum ship Peder Skram built 1965 and Mastekranen by Philip de Lange built 1749. At left of  Mastekranen Nyholm Hovedvagt built by Philip de Lange 1744-45 with a crown on top and behind Marine Barrack built 1908-10. Photo 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

View to former Naval Base Holmen Shipyard 1927-89 with 2 cranes built 1927 and 1935 and New Dock and Pump House built 1858:

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Copenhage Inner Harbour. View to Former Shipyarsd 1927-89 with 2 cranes built 1927 and 1935. At left New Dock with Pumphouse built 1858 as neighbor to Copenhagen Opers built 2002-04.

Copenhagen Inner Harbour. View to former Naval Shipyard 1927-89 with 2 cranes built 1927 and 1935. At right New Dock with Pumphouse built 1858 as neighbour to Copenhagen Opera built 2002-04. Photo in direction south 5 february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Copenhagen Inner Harbor – view in direction south to island Dockøen with naval shipyard 1927-89, New Dock with Pumphouse built 1858 and Copenhagen Opera built 2002-04:

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Copenhagen Inner Harbor. View in direction south to at left former naval Shipyard on Dockøen

Copenhagen Inner Harbor. View in direction south to Dockøen. From left to right: former naval Shipyard 1927-35 with 2 cranes built 1927 and 1935, New Dock with Pumphouse built 1858, Copenhagen Opera built 2002-04, Masteskurene built 1754, Mærsehuset built 1830. On island Frederiksholm behind the Opera: 2 magasin buildings Takkeladehusene built 1774-88. At right island Christiansholm (Papirøen). Photo 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Copenhagen Inner Harbor – view in direction west to Ofelia place on Kvæsthusbroen, Skuespilhuset and at right Amaliehaven:

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Copenhagen Inner Harbour. View in direction west to Ofelia Place, built 2016, Skuespilhuset (Theater) built 2004 and at right Amaliehaven built 1984. Phoot 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Copenhagen Inner Harbour. View in direction west to  Island Christiansholm (Papirøen), Ofelia Place built 2016 with underground parking, Skuespilhuset (Royal Theater) built 2004 and at right Amaliehaven built 1983. Photo 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Amalienborg Castle built 1754-60 – residence of the royal family.

View to equestrian statue (1770) of king Frederik 5 (1746-66) by french sculptur Jacques Saly (1717-76) and  Marble Church (Frederikskirken) founded 1756-70 and finished 1883-1894 with 60 m high dome:

 

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Amalienborg Castle, Esquerian statue of king Frederik 5, and marble Church (Frederis Church) with 60 m high dome. Phoot in direction north by Erik K Abrahamsen

Amalienborg Castle, Equestrian statue of king Frederik 5, and Marble Church (Frederiks Church) with 60 m high dome. Photo 5. february in direction north by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Copenhagen Inner Harbour.

View from new Royal Theater Skuespilhuset in direction east to Copenhagen Opera on Dockøen with New Dock built 1858 and Naval Shipyard with 2 cranes 1927-89, Naval Base Holmen on island Nyholm founded 1680 with Mastekranen built 1749 and museum ship Peder Skram built 1965:

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Copenhagen Inner Harbour. View in direction east to Copenhagen Opera

Copenhagen Inner Harbour. View in direction east to Copenhagen Opera, Pumphouse built 1858, Naval Shipyard 1927-35 with 2 cranes on Dokøen, Naval Base Holmen on island Nyholm with Mastekranen built 1749 and museumship Peder Skram built 1965. In the distance Fortress Trekroner at entrance to Copenhagen Inner Harbour. At right 2 magasin buildings Takkeladehusene built 1774-88 on island Frederiksholm as part of naval Base Holmen 1680-1989. Photo 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

New Royal Theatre – Skuespilhuset built 2004-07. 

View in direction west to new 180 m long bike- and walk slide bridge built 2011-16 connecting Nyhavn and North Atlantic Brygge on Christianshavn with store House built 1765-66 and new residence buildings on Krøyers Place. In horizon Tower of Our Saviour Church built 1684-92 and 1751 (Tower):

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Copenhagen Inner habour. View in direction west fra new Royal Theater to new bike- and walk bridge between Nyhavn and Christianshavn. Phoot 5. febrauary 2018 by erik K Abrahamsen.

Copenhagen Inner Harbour. View in direction west fra new Royal Theater to new 180 m long bike- and walk bridge between Nyhavn and Christianshavn. At right Nordatlantens Brygge with storehouse built 1766 and new residence on Krøyers Place on Christianshavn. In horizon Tower of Our Saviour Church built 1684-92 and tower built 1751. Photo 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

View in direction east to terminal station Nyhavn for public boat service of Copenhagen Inner  Harbour, New Royal Theater built 2004-07, Copenhagen Opera built 2002-04 and at right island Christiansholm (Papirøen):

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View in direction east to terminal station Nyhavn of public boat service of Copenhagen Inner Habour

View in direction east to terminal station Nyhavn of public boat service of Copenhagen Inner Harbour, new Royal Theater, Copenhagen Opera and at right Christiansholm (Papirøen). Photo 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Copenhagen Inner Harbour – view to new 180 m long bike- and walk bridge between Nyhavn and Christiasnhavn on Nordatlantens Brygge:

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Copenhagen Inner harbour. View in direction west to new 180 m long bike- and walk bridge Inderhavnsbroen between Nyhavn and Nordatlantens Brygge on Christianshavn. Photo 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Copenhagen Inner Harbour. View in direction south-west to new 180 m long bike- and walk bridge Inderhavnsbroen between Nyhavn and Nordatlantens Brygge on Christianshavn. Photo 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Nyhavn – a 400 m long, 4 m deep and 25 m wide canal between Copenhagen Inner Harbour to main central square Kongens Nytorv.

The canal was built 1672-74 by King Christian 5 (King of Denmark and Norway 1670-99) for commerce with storehouses close to wharfs.

View in direction north – at right Hotel Nyhavn 71 renovated 2016 and a former 14-fags store house built 1805 by merchant Ole Bernt Suhr and captain Just Ludvigsen: 

 

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View to Nyhavn. At right Hotel Nyhavn 71 - a former with storehouse built 1805. Photo in direction north 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

View to Nyhavn. At right Hotel Nyhavn 71 – a former storehouse built 1805. Photo in direction north 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Nyhavn – a 400 m long, 4 m deep and 25 m wide canal between Copenhagen Inner Harbour to main central square Kongens Nytorv.

View in direction north to Nyhavn canal and store houses for commerce close to wharfs:

 

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Nyhavn - a 400 long canal, 4 m deep and 25 m wide between Copenhagen Inner harbour and main central place Kongens Nyhavn. Built 1672-72 for commerce and trade. Poot in direction north

Nyhavn – a 400 long canal, 4 m deep and 25 m wide between Copenhagen Inner Harbour and main central place Kongens Nytorv. Built 1672-74 for commerce. with store house close to wharfs. Photo in direction north 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Nyhavn – a 400 m long, 4 m deep and 25 m wide canal between Copenhagen Inner Harbour to main central square Kongens Nytorv.

View in direction south to Copenhagen Inner Harbour with new 180 m long bike- and walk slide bridge  between Nyhavn and Christianshavn and store houses for commerce close to wharfs:

 

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Nyhavn. View in direction south to Copenhagen Inner harbour with new 180 m long bke- and walk slide bridge and storehouses close to wharfs. Phoot 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Nyhavn. View in direction south to Copenhagen Inner Harbor with new 180 m long bike- and walk slide bridge from Nyhavn to Christianshavn and storehouses close to wharfs. Photo 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Nyhavn, sunny side – outdoor restaurants former store houses close to wharfs:

Concrete barrier (betonklodser) for safety covered with a bench, flowers and climbing wall for children.

 

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Nyhavn sunny side with outdoor restaurants in former store houses close to wharf. View to concrete barrier covered with bench, floerrs and climbing for children

Nyhavn sunny side with outdoor restaurants in former store houses close to wharf. View to concrete barrier covered with bench, flowers and climbing wall for children. Photo on direction north 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Nyhavn, sunny side – outdoor restaurants former store houses close to wharfs:

Concrete barrier (betonklodser) for safety covered with a bench, flowers and a climbing wall for children.

 

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Nyhavn sunny side. View to safety concrete barrier covered with a batch, flowers and a climbing wall for children.

Nyhavn sunny side. View to safety concrete barrier (betonklods) covered with a bench, flowers and a climbing wall for children. Photo in direction north 5. february 2017 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Nyhavn, sunny side – outdoor restaurants former store houses close to wharfs:

 – view in direct south:

 

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View in direction south

Nyhavn with outdoor restaurants. View in direction south. Photo 5. january 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

View from Nyhavn to main central square Kongens Nytorv and french embassy – former Thott Palace built 1682-84:

In front concrete safety barriers basins at entrance to Nyhavn to protect people visiting Nyhavn.

 

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View from nuhavn to main central square Kongens Nytorv with french Embassy - former Thott palace built 1882-84 at right.

View from Nyhavn to main central square Kongens Nytorv with French Embassy – former Thott Palace built 1682-84. In front two concrete basins safety barriers at entrance to Nyhavn. Photo in direction north 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

View from Nyhavn to main central square Kongens Nytorv and Hotel D ´Angleterre.

Since 2012 Kongens Nytorv has been under construction of underground new METRO – Metroringen, which will open summer 2019.

During 2018 the open area of Kongens Nytorv will be renovated, as it was before the construction of the underground Metro:

 

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View from Nyhavn to main central square Kongens Nytorv. The METRO - Cituringen has since 2012 been under construction under Kongens Nytorv and will open summer 20198. In 2018 thKongens Nytorv will be renovated as it was before the METRO construction

View from Nyhavn to main central square Kongens Nytorv. The METRO – Cityringen has since 2012 been under construction under Kongens Nytorv and will open summer 2019. In 2018 Kongens Nytorv will be renovated as it was before the METRO construction began. In front 3 concrete safety basin barriers at entrance of Nyhavn to protect people visiting Nyhavn. In the middle of Kongens Nytorv you can see the equestrian statue of King Christian 5, king of Denmark and Norway 1670-99. Photo in direction north 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

EXSTRA:

Photo october 2010 of Kongens Nytorv built by king Christian 5 (1670-99) 1684-88.

– before the construction of the underground METRO under Kongens Nytorv:

 

Equestrian statue of King Christian 5 by french sculpture A. C. Lamoureux 1688 and surrounded by “Krinsen” built and later renovated by C. F Krieger 1711.

 

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Kgs. Nytorv, Copenhagen Constructed 16884

Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen constructed 1684-88. Equestrian statue of King Christian 5 1688 surrounded by ground  “Krinsen”. View to at left Thott Palace built 1683 by Navy Admiral Niels Juel (1629-97) and since 1930 French Embassy. At right Charlottenborg Castle built 1672-83 by Statholder in Norway (1664-99) and son of King Frederik 3 (1648-70) Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve (1638-1704). Photo october 2010 in direction south-east to Nyhavn and Bredgade by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Map of Copenhagen around 1650:

 

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Plates of history of Kvæsthusbroen and Ofelia Place 1600-2016-. Photo 2. july 2016 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Plates of Copenhagen history 1600-2016 on Kvæsthusbroen and Ofelia Place. Photo 2. july 2016 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

 

Map of Copenhagen City with Copenhagen Inner Harbour, Holmen and Christianshavn:

 

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Map of Copenhagen City.

Map of Copenhagen City, Copenhagen Inner Harbour, Holmen and Christianshavn. Photo by Erik K Abrahamsen 2014.

 

Links:

On this homepage Danculture.dk you can read my articles (click on text):

Copenhagen Opera House – splendid architecture and brilliant sound

Experience Copenhagen – 1000 years of history on walk.The Center of power, Tour 1

Experience Copenhagen – 1000 years of history on walk: Christianity takes up the city. Tour 2

Experience Copenhagen – 1000 years of history on walk. The era of King Christian 4. Tour 3

Experience Copenhagen – 1000 years of history on walk. From Nyhavn to Langelinie. Tour 4

 Den kongelige danske Flådes 500 års jubilæum i 2010 The Royal Danish Navy 500 th anniversary 10. august 2010

You can also find the articles in category HISTORIE, click on Older Entries.

 

On my second homepage Erik K Abrahamsen Blog (tvndk) I have written this article (click on text):

Oplev Københavns 1000 års historie på gåtur. Tur 5: Holmen og Orlogsværftet

Besøg på Flådens Leje gennem 300 år: Nyholm, Frederiksholm, Dokøen og Arsenaløen.

Royal Danish Navy –  500 years birthday, 1510-2010.

 

 

From Kongens Nytorv I bike through Gothersgade passing Rosenborg Castle and Kings Garden to the lakes area surrounding Copenhagen City:

View to Rosenborg Castle at The Royal Life Guards drill ground:

 

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Rosenborg Castle built 1635 by King Christian 4 (1588-1648). In front drill ground of tThe Royal Kings Guard

Rosenborg Castle built 1630-35 by King Christian 4 (1588-1648). In front drill ground of The Royal Life Guard. Photo 3 PM the 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

View to Rosenborg Castle at The Royal Life Guards drill ground:

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Rosenborg Castle built 1630-35 by King Christian 4 (!588-1648), king of denmark and Norway. Photo 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Rosenborg Castle built 1630-35 in style renaissance by King Christian 4 (1588-1648), king of Denmark and Norway. Photo 3 PM the 5. february 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Winter at the 5 lakes area surrounding Copenhagen City: Sortedams søerne, Peblinge søen, Sankt Jørgens søerne.

Peblingesøen at Dronning Louise Broen – january 2018:

 

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Peblim´ngesøen -lake at Dronning Louise Broen.

Peblingesøen ved Dronning Louise Broen.  View to Nørrebro og Frederiksberg. Photo in direction west january 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Peblingesøen at Dronning Louise Broen – january 2018.

View from Dronning Louise Broen yo Nørrebro and Frederiksberg:

 

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Peblingesøen. View in direction west from Dronning Louise Broen to Nørrebro and Frederiksberg.

Peblingesøen. View in direction west from Dronning Louise Broen to Nørrebro and Frederiksberg. Photo january 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

I hope you have enjoyed my winter photo story in Copenhagen january/february 2018. 

 

Enjoy life – be happy!

 

Under my drive back to my home in North Sealand close to Kattegat Sea I pass Arresø lake – Denmarks biggest lake:

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Arresø lake in North Sealand. Vire in direction west at 4.PP monday 5. february 2018

Arresø lake in North Sealand. View in direction west at 4.30 PM monday 5. february 2018. Photo by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

 

Text and photos Erik K Abrahamsen Copyright 2018

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Melby, North Sealand 6. february 2018

Best wishes

Erik

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