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Frihedsstotten

Vesterbrogade 6, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
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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 22 October 2017
springbank
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Greve, Denmark
via mobile
Impressive column - ordinary location!

While passing through the large square in front of the Copenhagen's central railway station, our... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
BigHugh51
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Adelaide, Australia
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21 Oct 2017
“Landmark of Vesterbro”
15 Oct 2017
“Impressive column - ordinary location!”
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Vesterbrogade 6, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
Inner Vesterbro
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Reviewed 22 October 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 16 October 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 3 June 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 19 October 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 14 April 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

1  Thank Philip N B
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Reviewed 31 March 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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Nearby
Inner Vesterbro
This neighbourhood is home to Tivoli Gardens, a world
famous amusement park and beautiful garden always
worth a visit. Just west of Tivoli, you’ll find
Copenhagen Central Station, from where you can reach
just about every part of Denmark within 5 or 6 hours,
or you can reach Copenhagen Airport in less than 15
minutes. Next to the Central Station, you’re in the
middle of “old” Vesterbro, where several cultures and
...More
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