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King Frederick IX was King of Denmark from 1947 until his death in 1972 during which time there were great changes in Danish society as it transitioned from a post-war agricultural society and developed a welfare state.
This statue was unveiled in 1982 and shows...More
Copenhagen has a lot of statues. This one near to the site of the Little Mermaid is of King Frederick iX. He looks like a modern man and not at all kingly. He is revered by the people because he started their welfare state which...More
Date of experience: August 2018
Home to the largest number of embassies in Copenhagen, Inner Oesterbro has Østerbrogade and Nordre Frihavnsgade streets where shopping for clothes and modern Danish design is a must, particularly if you're not on at budget. There exists a great array of cafés and restaurants, from the reasonably priced to pricier Michelin ones. Fælledparken, one of the largest recreational areas in Denmark, is a park home to the
Copenhagen Carnival as well as one of the world’s largest relay runs, with thousands of teams competing over several days.