Pavilion at Nytorv in Copenhagen, Denmark - Encircle Photos

27 Pavilion at Nytorv in Copenhagen, Denmark

This octagon pavilion with its gilded bas reliefs and copper dome graces the center of Nytorv, a square created in 1606. It was erected by architect Otto Käszner when the New Square was renovated in 1993. Although charming, the plaza has a dark history. This is the former site of a pillory. The wooden frame secured criminals’ heads and hands during public humiliation. Executions were also conducted here by hanging or beheading from the early 17th century until 1758.


Nytorv 1F 1450 København K, Denmark


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