May 2018 in Copenhagen – enjoy 5 locations on a 2 km straight line: Botanical Garden, Kings Garden, Kings New Square, Nyhavn and Copenhagen Inner Harbour with new 180 m long walk- and bikebridge to Christianshavn

Maj 2018 i København – oplev 5 lokationer på en 2 km lang lige linie: Botanisk Have, Kongens Have, Kongens Nytorv, Nyhavn og København Inderhavn med ny 180 m lang gang- og cykelbro til Christianshavn.

 

 

 

 

Text of photos Erik K Abrahamsen, 9. may 2018.

 

 

 

 

Botanical Garden – Palm House, Copenhagen:

View to Greenhouse – orchids, begorias and bromeliads

– Væksthus med orkidéer, begonier og bromelier.

 

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Botanicalk Garden, Copenhagen. Phoot 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen

Botanical Garden, Greenhouse Copenhagen. In back of photo Copenhagen University – a former Commune Hospital built 1859-63. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Spring may 2018 in Copenhagen is unusual warm with 20-25 degree celsius.

From Botanical Garden as neighbour to Nørreport Metro station there is a 2 km straight line from north to south of  5 extremely beautiful locations:

 

  1. Botanical Garden established 1871-74 on former ramparts and moats of Copenhagen Fortress built 1620-42,
  2. Kings Garden founded around 1600 by King Christan 4 (King of Denmark and Norway 1588-1648) with Rosenborg Castle built 1630-35,
  3. King New Square, Kongens Nytorv established 1670 by King Christian 5 (1670-99),
  4. Nyhavn Canal, 400 m long and 25 m wide built 1672-74 by King Christian 5 (King of Denmark and Norway 1670-99) for commerce with storehouses close to wharfs,
  5. Copenhagen Inner Harbour with new 180 m long walk- and bike slide bridge “Inderhavnsbroen” from Nyhavn to Christianshavn.

 

Follow Gothersgade with a visit to Kings Garden to Kongens Nytorv and continue your walk through Nyhavn to Copenhagen Inner Harbour with new 180 long walk- and bike bridge to Christianshavn.

 

Map of Copenhagen City:

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Map of Copenhagen City.

Map of Copenhagen City. Photo 2014 by Erik K Abrahamsen

 

Botanical Garden view to Wharf, Bryggen

– sentiment at lake:

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Botanical Garden Copenhagen - sentimant at lake former moats of Copenhagen Fortress built 1620-42. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abragahmsen.

Botanical Garden Copenhagen –  view to Wharf, Bryggen,  former moats and ramparts of Copenhagen Fortress built 1620-42. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Botanical Garden, Annuals Garden, Et-års kvarter

– enjoying relations:

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Botanical garden - enjoying relations. Phoot 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen

Botanical Garden, Annuals Garden (Et-årskvarter ) – enjoying relations. Phoot 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Botanical Garden- Annuals Garden (Et-årskvarter):

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Botanical GHarden, Coprenhagen. Photo 9. may 2018 by erik K Abrahamsen

Botanical Garden, Annuals Garden (Et-årskvarter) Copenhagen. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Botanical Garden – view from Rock Garden with alpine plants to lake – former moats and ramparts of Copenhagen Fortress built 1620-42:

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Botanical Garden. Phoot 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Botanical Garden- view from Rock Garden with alpine plants to lake.Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Botanical Garden – view to Rock Garden with alpine plants:

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Botanical Garden - view to Rock Garden with alpine plants. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Botanical Garden – view to Rock Garden with alpine plants. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Botanical Garden – on top of Rock Garden with alpine plants:

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Botanical Garden - on top of Rock Garden with alpine plants. Phoot 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Botanical Garden – on top of Rock Garden with alpine plants. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Botanical Garden – on top of Rock Garden with alpine plants:

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Top of Rock Garden. Botanical Garden. Phoot 9. may 2018 by erik K Abrahamsen.

Top of Rock Garden. Botanical Garden. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

View to top of Rock Garden with alpine plants:

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View to top of Rock Garden, Botanical Garden. Photo 9. may 2018 by erik K Abrahamsen.

View to top of Rock Garden, Botanical Garden. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Plate “Welcome to Botanical Garden” at main entrance to Botanical Garden in Gothersgade:

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Plate at main entrance of Botanical Garden in Gorhersgade. Photo 9- may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Plate at main entrance of Botanical Garden in Gorhersgade. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

From Botanical Garden follow the street Gothersgade in direction south to Kings Garden – built around 1600 with Rosenborg Castle (built by King Christian 4 in style nederland renaissance 1630-35).

Avenue in Kings Garden – view to sculptor of danish writer and poet Hans Christian Andersen (1805-75):

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 Kings Garden - avenu in direction to sculptor of wrier and poet Hans Christian Andersen. Phot 9. may 2018 by erik K Abrahamsen.


Kings Garden – avenue in direction to sculptor of writer and poet Hans Christian Andersen (1805-75). Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Copenhagen around 1660:

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

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

 

 

From Kings Garden follow Gothersgade 500 m to Kings New Square (Kongens Nytorv  built around 1670):

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Kings Square - Kongens Nytorv - view to Hotel DÁngleterre. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Kings Square – Kongens Nytorv – view to Hotel D´Angleterre. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Kings Square – Kongens Nytorv – view to Hotel D´Angleterre:

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Kings New Square - Kongens Nytorev. View to Hotel D´Angleterre. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Kings New Square – Kongens Nytorv. View to Hotel D´Angleterre. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Neighbour to Kings New Square is Nyhavn.

 

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.

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Hyhavn - view in direction north. Phoot 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen

Nyhavn – view in direction north. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Nyhavn.

View in direction south to Copenhagen Inner Harbour and 180 m long walk- and bike slide bridge to Christianshavn:

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Nyhavn - view in direction south to Copenhagen Inner Harbour with new 180 m long walk- and bike bridge.

Nyhavn – view in direction south to Copenhagen Inner Harbour with new 180 m long walk- and bike bridge. to Christianshavn. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

Nyhavn.

View in direction south to “sunny side” nr. 49-69:

Danish writer and poet Hans Christian Andersen  (1805-75) lived in nr. 67 from 1845-64.

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NYhavn. View to "sunny side". Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

Nyhavn. View to “sunny side” nr. 49-69. Photo 9. may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

After 2 km walk from Botanical Garden in north we arrive to Copenhagen Inner Harbour with new 180 m long walk- and bike slide bridge “Inderhavnsbroen”:

 

View in direction east to Copenhagen Inner Harbour from new 180 m long walk- and bike bridge “Inderhavnsbroen” from Nyhavn to Christianshavn:

From left to right:

New Royal Theatre built 2004-07, Copenhagen Marine Station on Holmen since 1680, Copenhagen Opera built 2002-04 and former outdoor street restaurants on island Papirøen (Christiansholm) – now demolished for a new domicile-, restaurant- and swimmingpool construction:

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Copenhagen Inner Harbour. View in direction east from ned walk- and bike bridge

Copenhagen Inner Harbour. View in direction east from new 180 m long walk- and bike bridge “Inderhavnsbroen”. Photo 9 may 2018 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

 

I hope you have enjoyed my little  2 km long walk from Botanical Garden in north to Copenhagen Inner Harbour in south and opposite to Christianshavn.

 

Map of greater Copenhagen:

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Map go greater Copenhagen. Photo 1016 by Erik K Abrahaamsen

Map of greater Copenhagen. Photo 2016 by Erik K Abrahamsen

Links:

On my homepage Danculture.dk in category “history” I have written this article (click on the text):

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

 

 

Text and photos Erik K Abrahamsen Copyright 2018

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Enjoy life – be happy!

 

Melby, North Sealand 14. may 2018

Best wishes

Erik

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