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Gefionspringvandet, Copenhagen
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Located on the waterfront of Copenhagen, Gefionspringvandet is the largest and most impressive fountain in the city. Designed by Danish artist Anders Bundgaard and installed in 1908, the fountain was donated by the Carlsberg Foundation in honor of the brewery's 50-year anniversary. Take a closer look at the sculpting, and notice that it depicts the mythical creation story behind the island of Zealand. Here, the goddess Gefjun has turned her four sons into oxen in order to plow the land, after King Gylfi promised to give her whatever territory she was able to plow in one night's time. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Gefionspringvandet by using our Copenhagen itinerary planner.
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  • What defines as a landmark Copenhagen town HA origin ... Have the petty girl walking around the way, wari garden and ocean?
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  • Unfortunately at this time of year there is no water in the fountain, spoils it really. But beautiful and worth the time. 
  • We went in October and there was not water running down the fountain, but I imagine with water it is magnificent. Still worth the visit to Kastellet Park. I hIghly recommend biking this park. If you w...  more »