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|This is the other gate in Flensburg build 1602 and was a meeting place for the sailors in Flensburg.|
Interesting inside the building is is the tile room decorated with dutch tiles.
Outside the building you see marks from the past floodings of Flensburg and also the coat of arms of Flensburg and of King Christian IV and Queen Anna Katharina.
|This is the home arena of the german team handball club SG Flensburg-Handewitt.|
It's also use for concerts and TV shows.
|The North Gate (danish: Nørreport, deutsch: Nordertor).|
Flensburg had several gates to enter the city, today only two remains, this one and the Kompagnie Gate at the harbour. The other were demolished in the 19th. century.
The North Gate was build 1595, on the front side is the coat of arms of the city of Flensburg and the danish King Christian VII.
|In 1945, Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz, who was briefly President of Germany for ten days after Adolf Hitler had appointed him his successor and then committed suicide, fled to Flensburg with what was left of his government where they were arrested and unseated at the Naval Academy Mürwik by British troops. Flensburg and the Naval Academy were thereby, for a few weeks, very briefly the last seat of...||09/03/2009||922|
|MS Pacific Queen is a cruise ship touring in the Panama Canal.|
It was build 1968 for the shipping company Hansa Linien A/S in Sonderborg and sailed from Sonderborg (DK) to Gelting and Flensburg (D) to Kollund (DK). Sometimes also from Graasten (DK) to Flensburg.
1981 it came under Panama flag for tax reasons and came to Piraeus (Greece) for four years but came back...
|This is the huge shopping center Förde Park. A lot of danes drive down here shopping.||10/24/2007||829|
|This is the most popular "danish" shopping center in Flensburg. Some week ends you hear more danish than german language among the customers.||10/24/2007||567|
|This is the "most loved" government institutions.|
They take care of the "points" you recieve when you as german residents have done something wrong in trafic.
When you reach 18 points you loose your drivers licence for a certain period.
|The Bommerlunder inn was located at the Bommerlund Plantation north of Padborg. This is the origin site of the totay german schnapps Bommerlunder.|
The story of it is this:
In the mid 18th century a french soldier arrived here sick and tired without money or anything of value. However the landlord, Peter Schwennesen, treated the soldier nice so he gave Peter Schwennesen the...
|After the defeat of Germany in World War I Germany was forced to accept a plebiscite whose unilateral conditions then were defined by Denmark.|
The first plebiscite was held in later Northern Schleswig on February 14, 1920. The zone was defined by Denmark as far towards the South as possible. So called Northern Schleswig (Zone I) had to vote en bloc (i.e. as a unit with the majori...
|Elvira Madigan (December 4, 1867 – July 20, 1889) was Danish tightrope walker and trick rider, whose illicit affair and dramatic death at the hands of her lover were the subject of a famous Swedish film from 1967.|
She was born Hedvig Antoinette Isabella Eleonore Jensen in Flensburg in northern Germany. Her mother was a Norwegian circus performer and her father a Danish stablemast...
|This is the Emil Nolde museum in Seebull near the border to Denmark.|
Emil Nolde (August 7, 1867 – April 15, 1956) was a danish-german painter and printmaker. He was one of the first Expressionists, a member of Die Brücke, and is considered to be one of the great watercolor painters of the 20th century. He is known for his vigorous brushwork and expressive choice of colors. Golden...