Odense Slot

Buildings with history

Photo: Thomas Mørkeberg

Odense celebrated its 1000th anniversary in 1988 and in many places in the city centre you can still see houses with stories. Medieval buildings stand side by side with houses from the last few centuries, many of which have played a role in the city's development.

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Odense City Hall - built 1881-1883
Photo: Johan Joensen

Odense City Hall - built 1881-1883

Odense City Hall stands as a striking landmark in the heart of Odense, a city rich in history and culture. This classic building, located on Flakhaven, is an architectural gem that reflects the city's...

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The Charity School - historical building
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The Charity School - historical building

The large building, which has facades on Overgade, Paaskestræde and Adelgade, built in typical Renaissance style with half-timbered protrusions and rosette carvings, is listed. The first part of the b...

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Odense Prison - historical building
Photo: Joan Jensen

Odense Prison - historical building

Tugthuset - or Odense Tugt- og Manufakturhus - is located in Klaregade right in the middle of Odense. The building was erected in 1752 as a penal and forced labour institution for criminals and poor p...

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Hans C. Andersen's Childhood Home

In Munkemøllestræde, close to the Odense Cathedral, the river and the Fairytale Garden, you will find the little yellow half-timbered house where Hans Christian Andersen lived with his parents from th...

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The Old Odense Train Station
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The Old Odense Train Station

The old railway station served as the city's railway station from 1914 until the late 90s. Many of the neo-baroque characteristics can be seen on the building. Notice, for example, the roof with coppe...

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Odense Convent of Noble Maidens
Photo: Joan Jensen

Odense Convent of Noble Maidens

In 1716 Karen Brahe founded a convent for unmarried women of Danish nobility. She was a Danish aristocrat and book collector. Unusually for the time, she grew up to run her fathers estate, and, after ...

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Frederik's Bridge
Photo: Joan Jensen

Frederik's Bridge

Denmark's First Cast Iron Road Bridge

Frederiksbroen (Frederik's Bridge), across the river, Odense Å, was Denmark's first cast iron road bridge. It was built in 1844. Frederiksbroen replaced the old ...

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Sct. Hans Church
Photo: Skt. Hans Kirke

Sct. Hans Church

Sct. Hans Church is a Knights Hospitaller monastery church in red stone in the middle of Odense center, close to Kongens Have and Odense Castle. When the church was built, it was located in the northe...

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Green ExperienceMilling Hotel Plaza
Photo: HORESTA

Milling Hotel Plaza

Milling Hotel Plaza - a hotel housed in one of the country's most beautiful and classic hotel buildings from 1915, a building that is an experience in itself with beautiful staircases, balconies, marb...

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Green ExperienceFirst Hotel Grand in Odense
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First Hotel Grand in Odense

City Break With its central location in the middle of Odense, First Hotel Grand is the perfect base for you to go to Odense. Let yourself be inspired by the city's many art museums or explore the city...

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Sortehusene (The Black Houses)
Photo: Kurt Christensen

Sortehusene (The Black Houses)

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On the south coast of Stige Ø Nord is Sortehusene (the black houses), a collection of around 30 small, home-built houses made from wood, tar paper and other recycled materials....

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Odense Slot (Castle) in King's Park
Photo: Thomas Mørkeberg

Odense Slot (Castle) in King's Park

Towards the end of his reign, Frederik IV wished for the same degree of comfort in provincial castles as he enjoyed in Copenhagen. In 1720 a contract was signed for alterations to be made to "Odensegå...

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Oluf Bager's Gaard
Photo: Restaurant Oluf Bagers Gaard

Oluf Bager's Gaard

Restaurant Oluf Bagers Gård, nestled in the heart of Odense, holds a rich historical significance as part of Oluf Bagers Mødrene Gård (Oluf Bager's Mother's Yard). Its origins can be traced back to 15...

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