Helsinge is the capital of the municipality of Gribskov in North Zealand. With local runway construction in 1880 started to be the city's development. The development took place mainly after World War II, thus Helsinge now mostly
is a residential city..
Sometime in the 1990s, Helsinge called Denmark's ugliest. Since then Helsinge embellished with the pedestrian, sculptures etc.
There are thousands of homes in the municipality of Gribskov, increasing the municipality's population in the summer
Helsinge is Located where the roads from North Zealand cities joined. There are highways from
Gilleleje, Tisvildeleje, Frederiksværk Hundested. traffic
continues along Hillerødmotorvejen or Isterødvejen to Copenhagen.
1880, Gribskovbanen was developet with 2 lines:
Hillerød Helsinge-Tisvildeleje and Hillerød Gilleleje. Part of the
the track is located in the beautiful Gribskov.
many small communities north of Helsinge. This is particularly Gilleleje
Graested and held. In these cities there are schools, sports facilities and
cultural associations. During the summer growing population when
home people moving into summer cottages along the North Coast. Gribskov
Municipality is 14,121 homes, providing good revenue for
Throughout Gribskov Municipality live 40,725 inhabitants (1. January 2011), of which there are about 8,000 inhabitants
Detached houses make up the majority of Helsinge homes, while rental housing is only a small part of the housing stock. The town center is dominated by the large retail with most major supermarket chains represented.
is favored by a pedestrian zone with shops and cafes. Part of the
older buildings have been demolished to make room for approximately 2,000
By pond and the church in Helsinge one can still feel the old provincial environment.
A little history
Stone Age people
also lived in North Zealand's beautiful countryside. Gribskov Municipality
several dolmens, megalithic tombs and burial mounds preserved. From the Bronze Age is
found tools and woman jewelry, and from the Viking Age jewelery
silver and gold.
churches in Gribskov Municipality comes from the Romanesque period, and most are built of fieldstone. Important churches are Gilleleje Church, Vejby Church and others.
High on the hill in the middle of the city thrones the beautiful church with the big beautiful rectory park which is worth a visit.
Helsinge Church oldest parts of the nave and chancel was built around 800 years
since in the Romanesque style. The nave was extended and the tower built in
large bricks for about year 1450th
The first Danish translation of the Bible 1550 by Bible translator
and saxophone publisher Christiern Pedersen present in the church. the large
language reformer died in Helsinge after 10 years of residence in 1554
The city's beautiful gadekærsanlæg is like a green oasis with lawns,
flower beds, benches and large old trees in the middle of the bustling city.
Here, you find also the large and beautifully restored commemorative wall of the humanist Christiern Pedersen.
In the summer you will often experience music and entertainment in the city squares.
pond complex include starting point for the annual relay race; Gribskov race.
in the eastern part of the municipality is characterized by Gribskov and Esrum. The
western part of the municipality is characterized by sand dunes and sand drifts. From 1724
began one planting in coastal areas.
Asserbo ruin located in Asserbo plantation.
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