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The Pond at the Manor Farm

The pond at the Manor Farm is the last of four carp ponds, which lay like a string of pearls from Jægerpladsen. It was the largest of the four ponds as it was for fish that were ready-to-eat. The other…

Jægerpladsen

You have now reached Jægerpladsen (the Hunter Square), where you can enjoy a rest under the big oak tree. One of the duke’s carp ponds used to be here. On the map of the town from 1796, you can see…

The Palace Hotel

When Duke Ernst Günther purchased the area in 1651 and built the first palace, distinguished guests began to come to the town. Initially the guests stayed in the palace, but there came the time there was insufficient space, so the…

Storegade 5, The Dog Kennels

At the western end of Storegade, opposite the remains of the old lime alley, stands this slightly atypical ducal house. It is longer than the other houses, and has two front doors facing the street. At the top of the…

Storegade 9, House of the Registrar

In upper Storegade, opposite the former Palace Hotel, is this medium-sized ducal house from 1777. It probably originally had a double-leafed front door with decorations and a curved top frame. The windows have also been significantly altered. There were probably…

Bagergyde 1

Bagergyde 1 is one of the most romantic properties of the ducal town. The property is very old. The current building was built in 1796, as the farmhouse for a large farm. The main house (the longhouse) consists of 11…

Storegade 12, House of Christian Ellei

In the middle of Storegade, stands this medium-sized ducal house dating from 1770. The house is an important part of the high street leading up to the Palace. Although the wall dormer is decorated with plaster strips called ‘lesenes’ around…

Storegade 43, House of von Schwarzenhorn

Standing opposite Apotekertorvet is this very large house, which was built in 1886 and renovated in 1997. The house is a fine example of the architecture from the German period. It originally had two beautiful wooden verandas in the middle…