Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #12 in Copenhagen, Denmark


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 9.4 km
Ascend 139 m
Descend 127 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: Christianshavns Enveloppe

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Christianshavns Enveloppe is a former system of outworks located in front of Christianshavns Vold and Stadsgraven, on Amager. in Copenhagen, Denmark. Its well-preserved, northern half is now part of Freetown Christiania and known as Dyssen. Its southern portion was removed in the first half of the 20th century and has now been replaced by a public park, Enveloppeparken.

Wikipedia: Christianshavns Enveloppe (EN)

171 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Freetown Christiania

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Freetown Christiania

Freetown Christiania, also known as Christiania or simply Staden, is an intentional community and commune in the Christianshavn neighbourhood of the Danish capital city of Copenhagen. It began in 1971 as a squatted military base. Its Pusher Street is famous for its open trade of cannabis, which is illegal in Denmark.

Wikipedia: Freetown Christiania (EN), Website

925 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 3: Lille Mølle

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Lille Mølle Niels Elgaard Larsen - User: (WT-shared) Elgaard at wts wikivoyage / CC BY-SA 4.0

Lille Mølle is a historic house museum in the Christianshavn neighbourhood of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was the last windmill on the old ramparts of Christianshavn. It is a Dutch smock mill erected in 1783 on one of the bastions, replacing a post mill built in 1669. It was turned into a private home in 1916.

Wikipedia: Lille Mølle, Christianshavn (EN), Website

220 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Church of Our Saviour, Copenhagen

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The Church of Our Saviour is a baroque church in Copenhagen, Denmark, most famous for the external spiral winding staircase that can be climbed to the top, offering extensive views over central Copenhagen. It is also noted for its carillon, which plays melodies every hour from 8 am to midnight.

Wikipedia: Church of Our Saviour, Copenhagen (EN), Website

343 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Orlogsmuseet

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OrlogsmuseetBlake Handley from Victoria, Canada / CC BY 2.0

The Royal Danish Naval Museum is a museum dedicated to the history of the Royal Danish Navy. The displays include a collection of naval models which dates back to late 17th century. The museum is based in Søkvæsthuset, a former naval hospice which overlooks Christianshavn Canal.

Wikipedia: Royal Danish Naval Museum (EN)

710 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 6: Christian's Church

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Christian's ChurchLonni Besançon from Paris, France / CC BY-SA 2.0

Christians kirke is a Rococo church in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen, Denmark. Designed by Nicolai Eigtved, it was built 1754–59.

Wikipedia: Christian's Church, Copenhagen (EN)

1012 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 7: Danish War Museum

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Danish War Museum

The Danish War Museum is a museum of military history and arms on Slotsholmen in central Copenhagen, Denmark. It is located in Christian IV's Arsenal, from which it takes its former name. On 1 July 2018, the name was changed from the Royal Danish Arsenal Museum to The Danish War Museum, in order to make it easier for guest to discern the nature of the museum.

Wikipedia: Danish War Museum (EN), Url

340 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: The Lapidarium of Kings

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The Lapidarium of Kings is a lapidarium in Copenhagen, Denmark. It exhibits a royal collection of sculptures, natural stone figures and plaster models.

Wikipedia: The Lapidarium of Kings (EN)

2 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 9: Christian 4.s Bryghus

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Christian IV's Brewhouse is a building in Copenhagen, Denmark, dating from 1608. In spite of the name under which it is known today, the building was not originally built for the purpose of brewing beer. It is located on Slotsholmen by the harbourfront and was constructed for military purposes as a corner bastion, part of Christian IV's fortification of the city.

Wikipedia: Christian IV's Brewhouse (EN)

157 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Dansk Arkitektur Center

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Danish Architecture Center (DAC) is an international cultural attraction for everyone who wants to explore and understand how architecture and design create the framework for our lives. They believe that architecture can change the world and that it can be part of the solution to future challenges in relation to the UN’s Global Goals.

Wikipedia: Danish Architecture Centre (EN), Website

700 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 11: Kalvebod Bølge

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Kalvebod Bølge is a waterfront promenade at Kalvebod Brygge between Langebro and Bernstorffsgade in Copenhagen. The construction cost amounted to DKK 49 million.

Wikipedia: Kalvebod Bølge (DA)

1219 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 12: Husets Teater

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Husets Teater is a studio theatre in Copenhagen, Denmark. It takes its name from the Huset cultural centre in the city centre, where it was founded in 1975, but has since 1995 been based at Halmtorvet in a building which is part of the Kødbyen district.

Wikipedia: Husets Teater (EN), Website

1492 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 13: Enghaveparken

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EnghaveparkenJane Mejdahl from Copenhagen, Denmark / CC BY-SA 2.0

Enghaveparken is a public park in the Vesterbro district of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was laid out in the late 1920s to cater for the citizens of the expanding city. The park is completely closed off while undergoing comprehensive renovations June 2018-December 2019.

Wikipedia: Enghaveparken (EN)

833 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 14: J.C. Jacobsens Have

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J.C. Jacobsens HaveThomas Angermann from Copenhagen, Denmark / CC BY-SA 2.0

The J. C. Jacobsen Garden, also known as the Academy Garden, is a public garden in the Carlsberg area of Copenhagen, Denmark. The main entrance is through a pergola on the left-hand side of the Tap E building, a former bottling plant which now serves as a cultural venue.

Wikipedia: J. C. Jacobsen Garden (EN)

1298 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 15: Johannes Døbers Kirke

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St. John the Baptist's Church is located on Trekronergade in Valby in the Municipality of Copenhagen.

Wikipedia: Johannes Døbers Kirke (DA)


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