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Get to know Copenhagen: Black Diamond

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If you take a boat tour in the canals of Copenhagen, or walk from Nyhavn to Christianshavn, you might pass a black box building. This building is known as Black Diamond. 

In Danish, it’s called Den Sorte Diamant, because that’s exactly what it is – a black diamond. The building itself is an extension of the Royal Danish Library, and is nicknamed the Black Diamond because of it’s black granite and angels, resembling to a diamond. The building was designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen and was done in 1999.

Besides being a library the building holds lots of facilities; a concert hall, bookshop, restaurants, café and roof terrace to mention a few. Inside the Black Diamond you’ll also find Denmark’s National Museum of Photography and a smaller museum for cartoons.

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