Every Month at Dronningensgade 23

Right in the center of the town, very close to the main square Torvet, you’ll find a porch with magnificent fresques in Art Déco style. Located at Dronningensgade 23, this wonderful piece of art has been made around 1925 by the painter Karl Petersen, who lived there. A must see ! And thanks to Birgitte…

Czarens Hus – The Tsar House

Named after the Russian Tsar Peter the Great who visited Nykøbing Falster in July 1716, The Tsar’s House is the towns’s landmark. The half-timbered house was built in the 1690′. Some archaeological researches suggested the place was already used in the 1200 to house merchants and servants. The first known owner was Ivar Rosenfeldt, who…

The Most Beautiful House of the Neighbourhood is For Sale !

Every time I walk by Kongensgade, (a street leading to Torvet, the main square) I look at all the gorgeous houses there. There is this one in particular, covered by red vine leaves in the fall. This amazing property is from 1927, and has a surface of 230 m2. If you want to buy it,…

Slotsbryggen – The Castle’s Dock

If you like modern architecture, you will probably enjoy a stroll at Slotsbryggen (“The Castle’s Dock”). It is located along a small harbour, in place of the old castle. In front of the cinema (Nordisk Film Biografer), you can see what’s left of it. In my opinion, Slotsbryggen could have been much cosier and lacks…

Animals in Nykøbing Falster’s Architecture

Lions, bears, horses, bulls and various birds… Nykøbing is a real jungle! Are you ready for a little photo safari, right in the center of the town ? We start with “The Mother Swan”, Svanemor (Dronningensgade 27A). You want to see more birds ? Just go to the direction of Torvet, then on your left…

Vandtårnet – The Water Tower

Vandtårnet, the yellow water tower, was built in 1908. It is 43 meters high, there are 7 floors and 147 steps, and the viewing platform is at 32 meters altitude, offering the best view of Nykøbing Falster. At the time of its construction, it was Denmark’s first iron concrete building of that size ! It…