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|This permanent maze north of Nordby on the island Samso is one of the biggest in the world. It's the biggest maze according to Guinness Book of World Records.|
Total area: 60,000 m2. pathways: 5.130 m.
|Qeqertarsuatsiaat (Danish: Fiskenæsset) is a village in West Greenland in the municipality of Nuuk. Population is 273 (as of Jan. 2004). Location is approximately 63°05′N, 50°41′W. The greenlandic name means 'the quite large island' and was founded by the Danish merchant Anders Olsen in 1754 as a trading post. From there, the KGH, the Royal Danish trading company, could trade skins ...||03/25/2008||1,491|
|Misthusum was a small village build in the 12th centurz on 8 hills and contained 12 marchfarms. The village was destroyed by the big flood on october 11th. 1634. The worst ever at the danish west coast. It was called "the giant mandrowing".|
44 people drowned including all animals.
Later some of the farms were reconstructed but 1814 the last family left. The only left build...
|This museum shows the work of the danish resistance movements during the german occupation from april 9. 1940 until may 5. 1945.|
The museum is a part of the danish National Museum.
Outside at the entrance you can see a home made armoured vehicle used by the danish resistance.
|Tranquebar was a danish colony from 1620 to 1845 with Fort Dansborg to protect Tranquebar. It was the second largest fortification in the danish kingdom after Helsingoer (Elsingore) on the danish island Zealand.|
Tranquebar was sold to the UK in 1845.
|This is the site of the danish operation bunker and is located in the forest of Marselisborg south of Aarhus.|
From here the waters around Denmark is controlled by the danish navy and all rescue opeations with the danish Navy Homeguard, Airforce and Navy as support.
The giant antenna is a landmark and some call it the clothes-drier because of it's shape
|Charlotte Amalie was the second largest city in the danish kingdom in 1850.|
It was the capital in the danish West Indian Islands on St. Thomas.
There are many buildings from the danish colony time from 1672 untill 1917 when St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix were sold to the USA for 25 mio US Dollar after a public voting.
Special for Charlotte Amalie is that they still use ...
|During the battle of the danish prussian war april 18th. 1864 at Dybbøl two danish soldiers were wounded nearby this house. The owners of the house, Kathrine og Jorgen Fink, took the soldiers to them and layed them in their bed and nursed them. They died shortly ater and Jorgen burried them in their garden.|
On the gravestone is written the names of them:
|Outside the Danish village Osted a farmer has a Heart shaped place in a field.||02/12/2014||376|
|Village of Peace is situated in the slope of Taraboshi mountain near the Lake of Shkodra. The village has been constructed after the crisis in Kosova. It serves as shelter for the less protected people and those with social problems. The houses of the "village of peace" are constructed with wood.||05/14/2006||554|
|Skamlingsbanken at Christiansfeld is the highest point in South Denmark with 113 meters.|
1843 it became national site and fiests were held for the danish national feeling.
In the center is a pillar remembering the danish cause but 1863 it was blown up by prussians but re-rised 1866. You can still see the damages from the blow up. Beside the pillar is the flag pole with the danish ...
|The iron Age Village is a collection of reconstructed houses built on the basis of archaeological discoveries from Jutland and Fyn dating from around 200 B.C. to 400 A.D.|
The village is a historical workshop giving an opportunity to link theory and practice together to see how the people of the Iron Age probably lived. The Iron Age houses are set up as active workshops for old ha...