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Copenhagens Needle

This 20m monument is located just outside the main railway station, and short walk down from the... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
235AndrewR
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
Landmark of Vesterbro

This 20 meter tall obelisque were erected in memory of the peasant reforms in 1788 which led to the... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2017
springbank
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Greve, Denmark
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Jul 8, 2018
“Copenhagens Needle”
Oct 21, 2017
“Landmark of Vesterbro”
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Vesterbrogade 6, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

This 20m monument is located just outside the main railway station, and short walk down from the entrance to Tivoli Gardens. Not a destination in itself but worth a photograph if you are passing

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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

This 20 meter tall obelisque were erected in memory of the peasant reforms in 1788 which led to the abolition of adscription (stavnsbåndet) in the years when the French Revolution was at its highest. Originally, the statue of Liberty (1788-1800) was erected outside the city...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

While passing through the large square in front of the Copenhagen's central railway station, our attention was drawn to the tall and prominent Liberty Column. This very large obelisk constructed of marble is certainly eye-catching due to its size. However, its location leaves quite a...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2016

Useful square made nice by this complex. You would probably not visit it if not directed here, but if you going to the station for other reasons take a fast look!

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Reviewed October 18, 2015

Only checked it out because it was near to hotel we stayed at and in middle of street. nothing special.

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Reviewed April 14, 2015

Situated very close to the city's central railway station, the monument comprises an immense obelisk surrounded at its base by divers female figures standing on plinths. Unfortunately, I have not been able to ascertain its significance, but it is nevertheless a stunning edifice worthy of...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2015

A column in the middle of a very busy road, close to the central station in Copenhagen. Nothing really fancy about it but a photo opportunity nonetheless.

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