Denmark’s first purpose built opera house is located on Holmen, just across the water from the royal palace of Amalienborg. The DKK 2,5 billion project houses The Opera and was a donation from the Danish ship-owner Sir Mærsk McKinney Møller. The studio of world renowned Danish architect Henning Larsen (famous for his foreign ministry building in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and countless buildings in Denmark) is responsible for its design.
The waterfront position is dramatic .
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