THE HISTORY OF HORSENS
The beginning - a myth.
900 – 1500 The Middle Ages
1500 – 1700 The Renaissance
Old map from 1675(Morten Resen)
1700 – 1800 The Baroque
Old map of Horsens 1858.
1800 – 1900 The new classical period
The town trip
The monastery church.
Franciscan monastery from 1261 - 1532
The epitafium of (Hansen) Lichtenberg in the monastery church
The Saviours church 1225, have changed name, from the earlier name Sct. Jacobs chapel.
Originally the church was a` chapel for the king Valdemar the conqueror.
The Flensburg`s establishment for widows.
The previous mayor Andreas Flensburg, build this very nice classical building for 8 widows in 1786
Skt. Joseph church.
The katolic church.
There is a big
population of katolics in Horsens
Neo Gothic 1896/97
Multistorey house 1912
Build by the famous (at least in Horsens) VIGGO NORN
Søndergade and Smedegade (South Street and Blachsmiths Road) were centers for horse trading in the old days
To day Smedegade is a very well restored street.
The new theatre.
Bob Dylan, Robbie Williams, Joe Cocker, tom Jones and many others have performed here.
Nice and interesting
On this spot the famous explorer Vitus Bering was born 1681
The broadest mainstreet in Denmark,
(because of the horse market, in the old times.)
Every year in late August this street is a part of the largest mideval- festival in
The mansion of Lichtenberg.
The builders name originally was
Gerhardt Hansen a very commen
But mister Hansen borrowed the king some money and he ended op to be a nobel man ”De Lichtenberg”.
The old wine cellar!!
(it a bar/restaurant to day).
The old town hall 1855
The new town hall 1981-86
The local newspaper
The office is placed in this very nice funkis building from 1937.
A` pharmacy is placed in this very wonderfull
Behind the pharmacy the local brewery is placed.
And the master brewer will show us around.