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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen 2004
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The Little Mermaid is a symbol of Copenhagen. The statue was commissioned by Carlsberg Brewery magnate, Carl Jacobson, in honor of writer Hans Christian Anderson

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Copenhagen's wind energy farm is in the ocean

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Copenhagen is a city of canals & castles

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Copenhagen is the largest Scandinavian city although Denmark is less than half the size of Maine

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The Viking Ship Museum These ships were built approximately year 1042. They were fast and could do a speed of up to 20 knots. Able to host more than 80 warriors, this kind of vessel was used by Danish and Norwegian Vikings for attacks on England and France

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Skuldelev 1 This is a trading ship for travelling in open sea. Probably the type of ship the Vikings called Knarr. It might be this kind of ship that they used for sailing to Greenland and North America

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The lane between the bicycles and the parked car (black) is for bicycles only
They have the right-of-way so be careful stepping off of a curb into the "bike lane!"

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Most people ride bicycles

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The tower of the Borsen Stock Exchange

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The Borsen Stock Exchange tower depicts three dragons whose tails twist upwards into a spire

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Kronborg Castle was built between 1574 and 1584. The castle's king was Amleth
Shakespeare chose this castle for the tragedy Hamlet and it is said
that Shakespeare transposed the H making Amleth, Hamlet

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King Amleth's life is said to have favored Shakespeare's character

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Frederiksborg Castle was built by Christian IV about 1610

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Tivoli Gardens
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Established in 1843, Tivoli Gardens is a cultural & entertainment center
with rides, amusements, gardens, lakes and 26 inviting restaurants

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At Tivoli Gardens there are more than 100,000 colored lights at night

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Our Norwegian Cruises' Noordam docked next to a Princess ship
 
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