So I’ve shown you The Black Diamond (Den Sorte Diamant) a while back, but not this gem of a garden hidden behind it. I intended to share these photos much earlier, but I honestly there are so many pictures piling up on my computer that I forget about, and I can’t keep track of what […]Den Konglige Biblioteks Have — Life in Copenhagen
*Denmark is a fascinating country.
Formerly also a private junior school, now located elsewhere in the town under the same name, the gardens are noted for their topiary, the rather notable Edwin Lutyens world war 1 memorial and a very nice aviary with many interesting species finches and other birds. Lutyens was one of the most famous and capable British architects of the 2oth century.
Although the town has been deeply affected by the crises of this year, it is still well worth a visit if you live nearby or are on holiday in the area.
And by the way, the locals pronounce it ‘Asscoffee’!
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