Hermitage Hunting Lodge

Hermitage Hunting Lodge

Hermitage Hunting Lodge Lyngby, Denmark/The small compact lodge was built in 1734–36 by the Court Architect L. de Thurah and is an excellent example of the Late Baroque. It was built as a royal hunting lodge and to this day the Royal Family use it in connection with hunt lunches.The palace is an distinguished example of de Thurah’s architectural skills and one of the late Baroque’s best works in Denmark. The ground-plan of the palace is symmetrical on all four floors.The kitchen is located centrally in the basement under the dining room. Along the south gable, the beautiful staircase goes through the whole house. The stairwell is covered in tiles with hunting motifs. The tiles were produced at the factory on St. Kongensgade.The bel étage houses the large dining hall, the grandest room with rich decorations in marble, plaster, mirrors and marbled wood. The two southern rooms are in a striking late Baroque style, whilst the three northern rooms, the king’s and queen’s rooms, are in Rococo style. The central room on the top floor is the servants’ sitting room.The lodge is a popular destination for walks in the Royal Deer Park north of Copenhagen at Klampenborg. The Hermitage is closed to the public.glucksburg.blogspot.comBuilt in 1736, located in "Dyrehaven" north of Copenhagen, Denmark.Never intended for residence, the Hermitage Palace was built as a setting for hosting royal banquets during hunts in Dyrehaven, which surrounds the palace.1080p 30fpsFinal Cut Pro X + Compressor

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