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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 Gribskov 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.
In 1880, Gribskovbanen was  developet with 2 lines: Hillerød Helsinge-Tisvildeleje and Hillerød Gilleleje. Part of the the track is located in the beautiful Gribskov.
Helsinge Tibirke Hills Gribskov Municipality 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 municipality.
Throughout Gribskov Municipality live 40,725 inhabitants (1. January 2011), of which there are about 8,000 inhabitants in Helsinge.
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.
Commercial Life 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 parking areas.
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.

Helsinge Church Helsinge Church Gribskov

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

Helsinge Gadekær Helsinge pond

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.

cultural landscape
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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