12 Sights in Odense C, Denmark (with Map and Images)

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1. Gråbrødre Klosterkirke

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Graabrødre Klosterkirke in Odense was part of Gråbrødre Kloster. The church was built in the late 1200s and came to house many distinguished burials, the first being two of Erik Glipping's daughters. King Hans' queen, Christine, who around the year 1500 lived in Odense, decorated the church with, among other things, Claus Berg's Altarpiece and allowed herself to be buried here together with her husband. Since then, her son, Christian II, was also buried in the church. After the Reformation, the church fell into disrepair and in the early 1800s it was demolished and the burial grounds moved to St. Canute's Church. In the late 1800s, a smaller chapel was built at Gråbrødre Hospital in a different place than the former church.

Wikipedia: Gråbrødre Klosterkirke (Odense) (DA)

2. H. C. Andersens Barndomshjem

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Hans Christian Andersen's Childhood Home is a small museum, located in Munkemøllestræde 3-5, originally Klingenberg 646 in Odense, and comprises a total area of approx. 42 m², which the shoemaker family with the then two-year-old Hans Christian Andersen moved to in May 1807 and inhabited until 1819. In Hans Christian Andersen's childhood, the house consisted of three apartments. In the first, Hans Christian Andersen lived with his parents, and in the other two apartments, respectively, lived glove maker Frantz Köcker with family and at the other end of the house hatter's friend Phillip Schenk and his wife. The Andersen and Köcker families had a common anteroom as an entrance to the two apartments.

Wikipedia: H.C. Andersens Barndomshjem (DA)

3. Thriges Kraftcentral

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Thriges Kraftcentral

Thriges Power Station is a well-preserved industrial building containing a rare intact interior from the infancy of electrical engineering. The power station is owned by the real estate company Olav de Linde, but has since 2007 also served as a visitor point under Møntergården. Particularly interesting is the opportunity to see the original B&W diesel generator from 1923, which is started up every month. The generator is started on the first Saturday of each month by the Diesel Group, which consists of a number of volunteer engine experts, so that the public gets the opportunity to see and hear the old machine in operation.

Wikipedia: Thriges Kraftcentral (DA)

4. Odense Koncerthus

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The duodenal concert hall, completed in 1982, is a concert hall located on the oyster bridge in the duodenum, not far from h. c. Anderson's house. The concert hall of this house is named after Che Yi. The hall is a concert hall with excellent acoustics, space for 1,212 people, and is equipped with a 46-vote grand organ built by one of the world's leading organ builders, marcussen & Son. The concert hall was designed by architects, and the niche of each room, c.j. I think in this case, we must take action in the next few years.

Wikipedia: Odense Koncerthus (DA)

5. St. Alban's Church

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St. Alban's Church is the Roman Catholic parish church of Odense, Denmark. It should not be confused with the medieval church of St. Alban's Priory where King Canute IV was murdered in 1086, and which was later replaced with St. Canute's Cathedral. The medieval St. Alban's Priory was located at Albani Torv roughly halfway between St. Canute's Cathedral and St. Alban's Church. A modern stone plaque located at the site of the former church's altar is the only visible sign of this structure.

Wikipedia: St. Alban's Church, Odense (EN)

6. Saint Canute's Cathedral

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St. Canute's Cathedral, also known as Odense Cathedral, is named after the Danish king Canute the Saint, otherwise Canute IV. It is a fine example of Brick Gothic architecture. The church's most visited section is the crypt where the remains of Canute and his brother Benedict are on display.

Wikipedia: St. Canute's Cathedral (EN)

7. Tidens Samling

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Tidens Samling in Odense is a cultural-historical hands-on museum of clothing, form and housing in the 20th century from 1900 - 1990s. Here it is allowed to touch the exhibited objects, because you can sit in the furniture, open the drawers, look in the books and try on the clothes.

Wikipedia: Tidens Samling (DA), Website

8. H. C. Andersens Hus

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The Hans Christian Andersen Museum or H. C. Andersens Odense, is a set of museums/buildings dedicated to the famous author Hans Christian Andersen in Odense, Denmark, some of which, at various times in history, have functioned as the main Odense-based museum on the author.

Wikipedia: Hans Christian Andersen Museum (EN)

9. The Danish Railway Museum

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The Danish Railway Museum Matthew Ross (Matthewross) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Danish Railway Museum is the national railway museum of Denmark, located in the city of Odense. Established in 1975, it is situated in a former engine shed adjacent to the city's main railway station. It is the largest railway museum in Scandinavia.

Wikipedia: Danish Railway Museum (EN), Website

10. Kongens Have

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King's Garden is a large, formal palace park in central Odense, Denmark. Located directly across from the Odense station, it is bounded by Railroad Street to the west and Eastern Stationsvej to the north. It stands in front of Odense Palace.

Wikipedia: King's Garden (Odense) (EN)

11. Baptistkirken i Odense

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The Baptist Church in Odense, also called Christ Church, is a Baptist church in Odense with approx. 280 members, of whom approx. 40% are new Danes. The church was consecrated in 1933, the extension in 1982, the chapel was renovated in 2020.

Wikipedia: Baptistkirken i Odense (DA)

12. Fredens Kirke

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Fredens Kirke Hideko Bondesen / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Church of Peace is a church located in central Odense. It was designed by the architect Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint and built in 1920 in the former Sct. Hans Landsogn. The name was chosen to mark the peace after World War 1.

Wikipedia: Fredens Kirke (Odense) (DA)


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