Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #11 in Copenhagen, Denmark


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 5 km
Ascend 54 m
Descend 46 m

Experience Copenhagen in Denmark in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in CopenhagenIndividual Sights in Copenhagen

Sight 1: Copenhagen Contemporary

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Copenhagen Contemporary Orf3us / CC BY 4.0

Copenhagen Contemporary (CC) is an international art center on Refshale Island in Copenhagen. The art center shows installation art, video works and performance art, created by contemporary artists. Copenhagen Contemporary can be found in the old B&W Wave Hall.

Wikipedia: Copenhagen Contemporary (DA), Website

1795 meters / 22 minutes

Sight 2: The Little Mermaid

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The Little Mermaid is a bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen, depicting a mermaid becoming human. The sculpture is displayed on a rock by the waterside at the Langelinie promenade in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is 1.25 metres (4.1 ft) tall and weighs 175 kilograms (385 lb).

Wikipedia: The Little Mermaid (statue) (EN)

396 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Danmark-Ekspeditionen

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The Denmark Expedition Memorial is a sculpted boulder at Langelinie in Copenhagen, Denmark, commemorating Ludvig Mylius-Erichsen (1872–1907), Niels Peter Høeg Hagen (1877–1907) and Jørgen Brønlund (1877–1907) who died on the Denmark Expedition to North-East Greenland in 1907. The memorial was unveiled in 1912. It was designed by Kai Nielsen in collaboration with Kaare Klint.

Wikipedia: Denmark Expedition Memorial (EN)

592 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Monument over Danmarks internationale indsats

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The Monument to Denmark's International Efforts after 1948 is a monument in the Citadel located on the Princess's Bastion. This expresses the government's recognition of the efforts that the several thousand Danish deployed personnel have made for Denmark in international missions since 1948.

Wikipedia: Monument over Danmarks internationale indsats (DA)

231 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Kastellet

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KastelletCucombreLibre from New York, NY, USA / CC BY 2.0

Kastellet is a citadel located in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is one of the best preserved fortresses in Northern Europe. It is constructed in the form of a pentagon with bastions at its corners. Kastellet was continuous with the ring of bastioned ramparts which used to encircle Copenhagen but of which only the ramparts of Christianshavn remain today.

Wikipedia: Kastellet, Copenhagen (EN)

740 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 6: Svenska Kyrkan

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Svenska Kyrkan Hideko Bondesen / CC BY-SA 2.5

Swedish Gustaf's Church, part of the Church of Sweden Abroad, is the church of the Swedish congregation in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was built between 1907 and 1911 to the design of the Swedish architect Theodor Wåhlin (1864–1948) and is named after King Gustaf V of Sweden.

Wikipedia: Swedish Gustaf's Church (EN), Website

399 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: Trondhjems Plads

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Trondhjems Plads is a square in Østerbro in Copenhagen, named after Trondheim in Norway. The neighborhood's streets are primarily named after Norwegian localities.

Wikipedia: Trondhjems Plads (DA)

847 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 8: Østre Anlæg

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Østre Anlæg

Østre Anlæg is a public park in Copenhagen. Once it was a part of the old city fortifications. The park was designed by landscape architect H.A. Flindt who also designed Ørstedsparken and Copenhagen Botanical Garden on the old fortification. The park lies between The National Art Museum at the southern end, and Oslo Plads and Østerport Station at the northern end. There are three lakes in this park, they used to be part of the moat system.

Wikipedia: Østre Anlæg (EN)


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