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Denmark in the 1980s in pictures – and the same locations today

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Denmark in the 1980s in pictures – and the same locations today
Composite: Henning Thempler / Ritzau Scanpix; Lindasky76/Depositphotos
16:01 CEST+02:00
We've been combing the archives again to find historical photos of Denmark from the 1980s.

You can see the photos below and compare them with how the locations look today.

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Industriens Hus, Copenhagen, 1980

The building on the busy corner opposite Copenhagen's City Hall Square has been replaced a number of times of over the years.


Photo: Henning Thempler / Ritzau Scanpix

Protest, 1986

Former prime minister Anker Jørgensen stands outside the United States Embassy in Copenhagen giving a speech in protest at nuclear testing at the Bikini Islands.


Photo: Mogens Ladegaard / Ritzau Scanpix

Pub, 1980

Frederiksberg's Vinstue 90 almost 40 years ago.


Photo: Erik Holmberg / Ritzau Scanpix

Nørreport Station, Copenhagen, 1980

The air vents can be recognized in this old picture of Nørreport Station, but much of the area has been rebuilt.


Photo: Steen Jacobsen / Ritzau Scanpix

Cyclists, 1980

Cyclists on their way to a protest at Christiansborg in central Copenhagen.


Photo: Mogens Ladegaard / Ritzau Scanpix

Christiania, 1989

A police raid at anarchist enclave Christiania.


Photo: Claus Bjørn Larsen / Ritzau Scanpix

Printers' action, 1981

Print workers demonstrate at the offices of Fyns Amts Avis, Svendborg, 1981.


Photo: Ritzau Scanpix

Aarhus, 1985

The rail terminal in Aarhus as it appeared in the mid '80s. The angle is somewhat different in the Google image.


Photo: Erik Jepsen / NF / Ritzau Scanpix

Porn shop, Vesterbro, Copenhagen, 1980

A shop which once sold pornographic movies is now a vintage clothing store.


Photo: Henning Thempler / Ritzau Scanpix

READ ALSO: Ten historic pictures that show life in Denmark decades ago

 
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