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Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo: Jens Olsen’s World Clock, Copenhagen, Denmark

Jens Olsen's World Clock

From Wikipedia: “Jens Olsen’s World Clock or Verdensur is an advanced astronomical clock which is displayed in Copenhagen Town Hall (Rådhuset). The clock was designed and calculated by Jens Olsen who was a skilled locksmith, but later learned the trade of clockmaking. He also took part in the beginning of the clock’s construction, but died in 1945, 10 years before the clock was completed. The clock […]

Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo: Bear statue, Copenhagen, Denmark

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The town hall in Copenhagen (Rådhuset) should be very familiar to fans of the first series of ‘The Killing’. It is also decorated with a range of statues running from the predictable (Hans Christian Andersen) to the rather more unusual (this roaring bear and these walruses). So make sure you have a look around outside […]