Around 1770, Rococo gradually merges into Classicism, a newer and simpler style. The changeover from Rococo is evident in a general simplification of the principal forms and decorative motifs. Classicism is the final epoch of what is known as the 'European Renaissance', and lasted from approx. 1720-1830. After this time, the definitions change again in response to the great social upheavals and the emergence of the nation state.
Hindsgavl Castle has roots tracing back 800 years. The present manor with its main house, wings and farm buildings, built in 1784-85 by chamberlain Christian Holger Adeler and his wife Karen Basse Fønss, is a fine example of early neo-classical Danish architecture.Read more
The St. Heddinge court house was designed by Jørgen Hansen Koch while the surrounding walls and outhouses were designed by Georg Kretz. The Court House is considered the prototype of the new town halls erected throughout the country at the end of absolutism.Read more
Nørre Vosborg, one of very
few remaining manors in the western Jutland marshes, dates back to
the 13th Century. The particularly well preserved
manor ranks as the finest in this part of the
The house, erected by master painter August Jacob Christian Riise in 1860, is a well preserved representative of the characteristic 19th Century building style of Frederiksberg. Today it houses Revymuseet - the Cabaret Museum.
In 1681, the canal of Frederiksholm was dug and a depot serving the construction works on the city's fortification was established. The present buildings, military property until 2007, date from the 1740s onwards.Read more