Christiania Torv – the main square or market is just a couple of blocks from Hotel du Nord, where Anne and Ann stayed when in Christiania. The cathedral is situated at one end of the market, and Hoppe’s is right nearby. This market – now Stortorvet – is still there and a popular spot for buying blants, flowers and vegetables in summer.
Anne buys some pencils for Ann at Hoppe’s. Hoppe had a publishing house, Hoppegården, at Torvet 18, in the main square or market where also the Cathedral is situated. It lies only a He also had a bookshop just aroud the corner of Torvet. [more on the English pencils…]