Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Copenhagen, Denmark


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 19 sights
Distance 8.6 km
Ascend 84 m
Descend 91 m

Explore Copenhagen in Denmark with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in CopenhagenIndividual Sights in Copenhagen

Sight 1: Stefanskirken

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St. Stephen's Church is a Church of Denmark parish church located at Nørrebrogade 199 in the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen, Denmark. Built in 1874 to designs by Ludvig Knudsen, it is the second oldest church in the district. The composers Knud Jeppesen and Jens Bjerre Jacobsen have both served as organists.

Wikipedia: St. Stephen's Church, Copenhagen (EN)

836 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 2: Guldbergs Plads

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Guldbergs Plads is a square in Nørrebro in Copenhagen, located between Guldbergsgade, Arresøgade and Tibirkegade. The square got its name in 1915 after Guldbergsgade, which lies along the western side of the square and is named after author and professor Frederik Høegh-Guldberg. Guldberg built a villa by the street in the early 1800s while he was a teacher at the nearby Blågård Seminary.

Wikipedia: Guldbergs Plads (DA)

456 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Simeons Kirke

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Simeons Kirke

Simeons Church is located on Sjællandsgade in Nørrebro in Copenhagen Municipality.

Wikipedia: Simeons Kirke (DA), Website

456 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: De Gamles Bys Kirke

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De Gamles Bys Kirke

De Gamles Bys Church is located on Edith Rodes Vej in Nørrebro in Copenhagen Municipality.

Wikipedia: De Gamles Bys Kirke (DA), Website

425 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Steno

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Steno is a statue made by Gottfred Eickhoff and set up in 1962.

Wikipedia: Steno (statue) (DA)

449 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Rigshospitalets Kirke

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Rigshospitalets Kirke

Rigshospitalet's Church is a church hall located in Rigshospitalet Blegdamsvej's south complex between entrance 4 and 5. To the church are four priests, all belonging to the Danish national church.

Wikipedia: Rigshospitalets Kirke (DA)

196 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Mod lyset

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Against the Light is a monument that was erected on the corner of Blegdamsvej and Tagensvej in Amorparken by Rigshospitalet in 1909 in memory of the doctor Niels Finsen and his epoch-making discovery of the healing effect of light. The monument was designed by Rudolph Tegner and belongs to the artistic current of vitalism.

Wikipedia: Mod lyset (monument) (DA), Website

203 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: Fredens Park

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Fredens Park

Fredens Park is a park in Østerbro, Copenhagen, Denmark. The park is located along Fredensgade and between Amorparken by Rigshospitalet and Sortedams Sø. The location by Fredensgade means that the park is not as suitable as a recreational area. The park was created in 1973 when the municipality demolished some housing blocks to make room for the Søringen project. However, this project was shelved in 1975 and the park was allowed to remain.

Wikipedia: Fredens Park (DA)

308 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Fredens Kirke

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Fredens Kirke

The Church of Peace is a church located on Ryesgade on Østerbro in the City of Copenhagen. The church is at the end of a blind side street to Ryesgade, which is considered part of Ryesgade.

Wikipedia: Fredens Kirke (København) (DA)

433 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 10: Nazaret Kirke

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Nazaret Kirke

Nazareth Church is a Church of Denmark parish church located at Ryesgade in the Østerbro district of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Wikipedia: Nazareth Church, Copenhagen (EN), Website

503 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 11: Genforeningsmonumentet

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The Reunification Monument marks the main entrance to Fælled Park from Trianglen in the Østerbro district of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was created by the artist Axel Poulsen, in collaboration with the architect Holger Jacobsen, to commemorate the reunification of Sønderjylland with Denmark in 1920.

Wikipedia: Reunification Monument, Copenhagen (EN)

140 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: Enigma

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Enigma - Museum of Post, Tele and Communication is a museum at Østerbro in Copenhagen. The first part of the museum, which is housed in the former Østerbro Posthus by the Triangle, opened to the public on January 6, 2017. The actual exhibitions opened February 25, 2023. The museum is a replacement for Post & Tele Museum in Inner City closing by the end of 2015. The museum is run by Post/Tele Museum Fund, founded by TDC Group and PostNord.

Wikipedia: Enigma (museum) (DA), Website

488 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 13: Fælledparken

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FælledparkenStig Nygaard from Copenhagen, Denmark / CC BY 2.0

The park Fælledparken in Copenhagen, Denmark, was created 1906–1914 by landscape architect Edvard Glæsel in cooperation with the Copenhagen Municipality on the commons previously named Nørrefælled and Østerfælled. Fælledparken is located in the eastern part of Copenhagen called Østerbro.

Wikipedia: Fælledparken (EN)

557 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 14: Brumleby

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Brumleby is an enclave of terraced houses in Copenhagen, Denmark, located between Øster Allé and Østerbrogade, just south of Parken Stadium and St. James' Church. Built for indigent workers by the Danish Medical Association from 1854 to 1872, it is one of the earliest examples of social housing in Denmark and became a model for later projects.

Wikipedia: Brumleby (EN)

390 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 15: Sankt Jakobs Kirke

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Sankt Jakobs Kirke

St. James's Church in the Østerbro district of Copenhagen, Denmark, was the first church to be built in the district. It was designed by Ludvig Fenger in a Neo-Gothic style and built between 1876 and 1878.

Wikipedia: St. James's Church, Copenhagen (EN)

342 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 16: Luther Kirken

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Luther Kirken

Lutherkirken is located in Randersgade in Østerbro in Copenhagen Municipality.

Wikipedia: Lutherkirken (DA)

1091 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 17: Hans Egedes Kirke

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Hans Egedes Kirke

Hans Egedes Church is located in Vardegade in Østerbro in Copenhagen Municipality.

Wikipedia: Hans Egedes Kirke (København) (DA)

1199 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 18: Frihavnskirken

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The Church of the Free Port is a Church of Denmark parish church in the Østerbro district of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was built in 1905 to designs by Thorvald Jørgensen, best known for his design of Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament. It takes its name from the Freeport of Copenhagen which had been established on the coast just east of the church a decade earlier.

Wikipedia: Church of the Free Port (EN)

112 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 19: Classens Have

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Classens Have is the name of a garden between Classensgade and Arendalsgade in Østerbro. It was built by city gardener Valdemar Fabricius Hansen in 1925 in connection with the residential complex Ved Classens Have. On 24 March 1942, a memorial obelisk for Major General Johan Frederik Classen was erected in the facility.

Wikipedia: Classens Have (DA)


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