The history behind Denmark’s Notre Dame moment 

A monumental building in Copenhagen has been engulfed by fire, and while the extent of the damage is being assessed, it is already evident that the fire has devastated one of the city’s most iconic landmarks.

Not only is the architecture unique, but the building also holds significant historical importance for Denmark Photo: Lotte van den Hout

“It’s difficult to articulate the magnitude of this loss. The building is so unique, and you can’t find a tourist brochure for Copenhagen without a picture of Børsen,” says Thomas Roland, a museum curator at the Museum of Copenhagen. Børsen, meaning “exchange,” is one of the few large buildings constructed during the reign of the […]

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