Himmelbjergtårnet

The Himmelbjerg Tower, 25 metre high, was erected in commemoration of King Frederik VII, who on June 5, 1849 gave the Danish people its free constitution. The Tower, designed by the architect L. P. Fenger, has a frieze bearing the inscription: In commemortation of the King - Frederik VII - a friend of the Danish people - the giver of the Constitution'. The erection commenced in 1874 and on June 5, 1875 the tower could be 'unveiled'. However, without part of the ornamentation, namely the King's portrait and the commemorative wreaths, made by the Danish sculptor Ring. These ornaments were unveiled on Constitution Day 1891. Since then the tower has remained unchanged.
Siturated 7 Km. from Ry

Opening hours
13/04/2014 - 30/04/2014 Saturday, Sunday10:00 - 17:00
01/05/2014 - 15/09/2014 Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
16/09/2014 - 10/10/2014 Saturday, Sunday10:00 - 17:00
11/10/2014 - 19/10/2014 Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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Address

Himmelbjergvej 20
8680 Ry

Phone

+45 86898451

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    • activities for children
  • City / Area

    • Gudenå
    • Ry
    • Skanderborg
  • General facilities

    • coach/truck parking
    • dogs allowed
    • kiosk
    • Restaurant/Cafe

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    Longtitude : 9.6928735999
    Latitude : 56.0896202