Dragoer Redthorns Housing Autumn
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Fotografia panorâmica por Leif Nygaard Eilertsen EXPERT Criado em 13:12, 09/10/2009 - Views loading...

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Dragoer Redthorns Housing Autumn

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The red brick atrium houses of Rødtjørnen (red thorns) in Dragoer (Dragør) is an example of well integrated architecture. The city is otherwise primarily known for it's old town, well worth the 15-16 km. trip south of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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A: Dragoer Redthorns Square Autumn

Por Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 70 metros de distância

Th red brick atrium houses of the Redthorns (Rødtjørnen in danish) is a fine example of architecture ...

Dragoer Redthorns Square Autumn

B: The Quarter Cake Forest

Por Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 980 metros de distância

The nick name Quarter Cake cames from the shape of this small forest, or horse path, located in Dragø...

The Quarter Cake Forest

C: Store Magleby Church And Churchyard

Por Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 1.4 Km de distância

The church shows the connection to the early settlers of Store Magleby, brought to the country by the...

Store Magleby Church And Churchyard

D: Store Magleby Church From Entrance

Por Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 1.5 Km de distância

The church is part of an old village, Store Magleby, distinguished by it's farmers brought to Denmark...

Store Magleby Church From Entrance

E: Store Magleby Town Hall

Por Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 1.5 Km de distância

The town hall of Store Magleby is another example of fine architecture in the small county of Dragoer...

Store Magleby Town Hall

F: Store Magleby Village Pond Autumn Afternoon

Por Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 1.8 Km de distância

The village pond photographed on a lazy autumn afternoon, with very few people around in the small to...

Store Magleby Village Pond Autumn Afternoon

G: Store Magleby Village Pond Autumn Afternoon V2

Por Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 1.8 Km de distância

The village pond photographed on a lazy autumn afternoon, with very few people around in the small to...

Store Magleby Village Pond Autumn Afternoon V2

H: Dragoer Amagermuseum Courtyard Autumn

Por Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 1.9 Km de distância

Amager Museum exhibits a very extensive collection on the history of the town Store Magleby, located ...

Dragoer Amagermuseum Courtyard Autumn

I: Dragoer Amagermuseum Salon Interior

Por Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 1.9 Km de distância

The salon interior is photographed in Amager Museum (Amagermuseet), located in the small town Store M...

Dragoer Amagermuseum Salon Interior

J: Dragoer Church From The Churchyard

Por Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, 1.9 Km de distância

A modest church from the late 18th century located on the small fishermans town of Dragoer (Dragør), ...

Dragoer Church From The Churchyard

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