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|The lighthouse "Skagen West" Was build in 1956.|
It contains no control room but it's remotely controled from a comand post in "Skagen Fyr" (57°44'7.91"N 10°37'49.56"E)
|The lighthouse "Skagen Fyr" is 46 meters tall and was built in 1858. |
The rotating lens weighs a little more than 2,000 Kg is resting on mercury, the light source is a 400 Watt sodium light bulb. It can be seen 20 nautical miles away.
|When you have passed the city Skagen you can drive up to the utmost north east point of Denmark where the Germans made some fortifications to defence and to control the entrance of the Baltic sea.|
Along the road Nr. 40 just outside Skagen you see a camping/holiday resort.
You can start at the beach and do your search in the direction of the lighthouse. You will encounter ...
|Holger Henrik Herholdt Drachmann (October 9, 1846 – January 14, 1908), was a Danish poet, painter and dramatist. He was born and died in Copenhagen but he got a final resting place in a tomb in the dunes north of Skagen because he lived most of his life in Skagen.|
He became most famous as dramatist with his most famous play "Der var engang" (Once upon a time) from 1885. It was a ...
|Skagen Radar Station|
The 2D Military radar has been operational since 1978 and is part of NATOs radar coverage program.
|The old Hojerup Church was build of chalk stones from the cliff in 1250 to 1300 and was far away from the cliff. Because of erosion during time the church came closer to the cliff and 1928 the chansel and parts of the church yard fell down. But the church was allready closed in 1910.|
Today the church is secured and open to public with a great view over the Baltic Sea.
|Frederik's Church, popularly known as the Marble Church, was begun in 1749, finished in 1894 and has the largest dome of any church in Scandinavia.||03/21/2006||665|
|Built between 1921 and 1940, Grundtvig's Church is the last major Danish church project in the national romantic style.||09/16/2005||342|
|Temppeliaukio Church was built in 1968-1969. It was designed by the architect brothers, Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen. The church is built into solid rock, therefore, it is also known as the Church of the Rock. Natural light brightens the inside through 180 glasses between the dome and the wall.||08/25/2005||541|
|St. Sofia church in Sofia. The capitals name came from this church. The church was build between 527 and 565. It's the oldest eastern-orthodox church in Sofia||02/02/2006||535|
|The church of Ledoje is the only one of this kind in Denmark. It's in two storeys. On the lower storey the normal people were and the squire and family from a manor that once was next to the tower attended the service.|
The church is from around 1225, the tower around 1500.
The Kaiserpfalz in Goslar, Germany, was used as model for the church.
|This church was constructed shortly before the Hagia Sophia to test wether a cupola like the one intended at the Great Church was even possible. Some time after 1453 it was turned into a mosque.||09/10/2005||458|