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Ansgar-statue

Torvet 19, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
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Interesting excavations next to the statue

The statue, next to Ribe cathedral, is not of my taste, but opposite of it is a very interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gunnar G
,
Copenhagen, Denmark
Modern sculpture

Ansgar was the missionary bishop who built the first Danish church, just in Ribe around 860, at the... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
springbank
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Greve, Denmark
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3 weeks ago
“Interesting excavations next to the statue”
29 Jul 2017
“Historic Statue 801 - 856”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Torvet 19, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The statue, next to Ribe cathedral, is not of my taste, but opposite of it is a very interesting excavation in a modern building showing the first cemetary for christians in Denmark.

Thank Gunnar G
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Ansgar was the missionary bishop who built the first Danish church, just in Ribe around 860, at the highest point in the area where he was allowed by King Horik to build a church and let a priest take a residence. The more than five...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

This statue of the first bishop in Denmark should be placed in a museum of modern art. It's a strange intellectual interpretation of christianity and far from nice to look at.

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

A striking molten metal statue commemorating a 9th century German monk - Ansgar who built the first Danish church.

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