Caritas Well at Gammeltorv in Copenhagen, Denmark - Encircle Photos

26 Caritas Well at Gammeltorv in Copenhagen, Denmark

On the right is Caritas Well, a Renaissance fountain constructed in 1610 on the orders of King Christian IV. On top of the copper basin is a bronze sculpture by Statius Otto of a pregnant mother with her children. The ensemble is an allegory for love and charity. Caritas Well is located in the Strøget shopping district at Gammeltorv, the city’s oldest square from the 12th century.

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Gammeltorv 8 1457 København K, Denmark

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