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Get up close to see these impressive runestones at Kongernes Jelling

What a great way to preserve these impressive runestones! At the Experience Centre Kongernes Jelling you can learn about the Viking kings Gorm and Harald, their rune-stones, the huge ship-setting and the gigantic palisade which was built over a thousand years ago. In the tenth century, at the highest point in the landscape west of … Continue reading Get up close to see these impressive runestones at Kongernes Jelling

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Not Renoir, not Degas, not Vermeer - but Hammerhøi

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Not Renoir, not Degas, not Vermeer – but Hammerhøi

The Germans love Hammershøi. They love Hammerhøi so much it is now the top selling poster in the country. The story started when the Städel Museum in Frankfurt ran a campaign through a nationwide drugstore chain , where amongst the tampons, dental floss and vitamin pills you could buy color prints of the paintings in the … Continue reading Not Renoir, not Degas, not Vermeer – but Hammerhøi