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Technical school Allinge

Technical school Allinge

Technical school Allinge

In February 1883, 21 men from Allinge and Sandvig met at the town hall with the aim of forming a craftsmen's and industrial association. Initially, it was not intended to build a school, the plan was that it would only be evening school education at Allinge Borgerskole, but 12 years later, the Technical School is built.

Allinge Technical School is a beautiful ...

The tower house in Allinge

The tower house in Allinge

The tower house in Allinge

The first thought you get when you see the Tower House is that it must be an old lighthouse, but it never was. The tower house was built by Doctor Sigfred Borch in 1898 as a doctor's house and private residence.

It is said that he was interested in the stars and that the tower functioned as an ...

Large granite stone in Storegade

Large granite stone in Storegade

Large granite stone in Storegade

On the small lawn stands a granite stone about 2 m high. It has not been possible to find any information about the stone in books or elsewhere, but some elderly citizens of Allinge say that the stone was erected in the early 1950s by the then owner of the land as a protest against impending plans to build a ...

Sct. Anna Chapel – Gudhjem

The small ruin that can be seen today next to Gudhjem Church is the remains of Sct. Anna Chapel, the last of the original seven coastal chapels. In 1893, the new church was completed and the fate of the chapel remained unknown. However, there were wishes to use the site for 30 new burials. But not everyone wanted the chapel to go, they had even applied to ...

The history of Rønne, part 2

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The history of Rønne, part 1.

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Riding on Bornholm

Bornholm's nature is beautiful for many who want to jump on the back of the horse, but may not have a horse for this on Bornholm. There is a large choice of riding schools and private ones with horses to rent. Bornholm unfortunately has no real riding path / route, but this does not prevent many from riding, as the Bornholm forests and roads are incredibly ...
Opal lake – Crystal Lake and Siberia

Opal lake – Crystal Lake and Siberia

Opal lake - Crystal Lake and Siberia

Opal Lake, situated between high steep cliffs and immediately next to Hammer Lake, is a relic from a time when granite quarrying was a major source of income and employment on Bornholm. Opal Lake, Crystal Lake and Siberia are among the oldest quarries on the island.

Before the Opal lake was formed, the area was ...

Nordbornholms Smokehouse

Beautifully situated on the outer cliffs is Nordbornholms Røgeri. The original smokehouse on this site was built in 1898 but on 6 February 1952 the smokehouse burnt down and a new one was built. In 1967, the smokehouse got a new owner, Arne Jacobsen, and in common parlance the smokehouse was always referred to as Arne's Røgeri. At that time it was a small smokehouse producing mainly ...

Næs beach in Allinge

Næs is a small beach found between the rocks. Næs has always been the place where the townspeople took a dip and when tourists started coming to the town in the surrounding guesthouses, it was also from Næs that the tourists went into the water. On the beach there is a large concrete bathing bridge directly on top of the rocks with ...