6 Sights in Gentofte Municipality, Denmark (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Gentofte Municipality, Denmark. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Gentofte Municipality, Denmark.

List of cities in Denmark Sightseeing Tours in Gentofte Municipality

1. Forstbotanisk Have

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Forstbotanisk Have (lit. "Forestry Botanical Garden"), or Charlottenlund Arboretum was established in 1838 as an educational garden for botanists as part of the University of Copenhagen. It has previously been managed as a unit under the Hørsholm Arboretum, which in turn is operated by the University of Copenhagen's Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management. From 2008 until October 2021 it had been managed by the Skov- og Naturstyrelsen ("The Danish Nature Agency"). The land is now rented from the state and maintained by Gentofte Municipality. It is located in the grounds of Charlottenlund Palace north of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Wikipedia: Forstbotanisk Have (EN)

2. Charlottenlund Fort

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Charlottenlund Fort was built in the years 1883-86 as a coastal battery. Originally an open earthworks, the fort was converted into a coastal fort in the years 1910-12. The mount of twelve 29 cm howitzer guns is still in their original location and can still be seen. The fort was part of the series of sea forts that were to protect Copenhagen from the sea. From Charlottenlund you can see two other forts, Flakfortet and Middelgrundsfortet.

Wikipedia: Charlottenlund Fort (DA)

3. Messiaskirken

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Messiaskirken Claus B. Storgaard / CC BY-SA 2.5

Messiah Church is a church in Charlottenlund, located on Hartmannsvej close to the railway. The church was designed by architect Carl Schiøtz and was erected 1918-1926. The first phase of construction included only a parish hall; Then the church building was added. The church represents a neo-Baroque style with a few Gothic Tudor features inspired by Danish and English models.

Wikipedia: Messiaskirken (DA)

4. Charlottenlund Slot

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Charlottenlund Slot Jesper Hertel / CC BY-SA 3.0

Charlottenlund Palace is a former royal summer residence in Charlottenlund, some 10 km (6 mi) north of central Copenhagen, Denmark. The palace was named after Princess Charlotte Amalie, who was responsible for the construction of the original palace. It was later extended and adapted for Crown Prince Frederick VIII to a design by Ferdinand Meldahl in the early 1880s.

Wikipedia: Charlottenlund Palace (EN)

5. Johann Hartwig Ernst von Bernstorff

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The Bernstorff Memorial is a memorial to Count Johann Hartwig Ernst von Bernstorff located at Lyngbyvej, just south of Kildegårds Plads, Gentofte Municipality, in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was erected by local farmers to a design by Johannes Wiedewelt to commemorate the agricultural reforms that Bernstorff introduced on his estate, Bernstorff Palace.

Wikipedia: Bernstorffstøtten (EN)

6. Helleruplund Kirke

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Helleruplund Kirke Hideko Bondesen / CC BY-SA 2.5

Helleruplund Church is a Church of Denmark parish church situated at Bernstorffsvej 73 in Hellerup. Gentofte Municipality, Greater Copenhagen, Denmark. With just over 600 seats, it is the second largest church in the Diocese of Helsingør.

Wikipedia: Helleruplund Church (EN)

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