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Monday, July 17, 2017 8:26
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Axelborg Staircase by P
Staircase Rotunda Axelborg, Copenhagen DenmarkPhoto details: Exposure 1/40 sec at f/6.3 (ISO 640), Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark III with a EF40mm f/2.8 STM lens at 40mm. Photo by: Iwillbehomesoon. Image license Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0).One of the most interesting staircases you can come across is in a building called Axelborg in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is located in the centre of Copenhagen right across from Tivoli Gardens, the Central Station and City Hall. Axelborg, the former agricultural banks headquarter ooze of atmosphere. Axelborg is a monumental building completed after World War I in 1920. Back then, it was the second largest secular building in all of Copenhagen with only the Parliament, Christiansborg, being larger.Axelborg has 6 floors of offices with beautiful high ceilings and at the top of the building there is a distinctive tower. Under the tower you find the impressive rotunda in which the upper floors are shaped in a circular manner, withe the lower balconies being oval shaped. Remarkable but to my mind dangerours is an old elevator system called ¬タワpater noster¬タン. These are open boxed that move up and down and you kind of hop into it at the right moment. It does gives you a very unique experience as well as a good impression of what it was like in the building in the old days.
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