Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #4 in Copenhagen, Denmark


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 3.5 km
Ascend 44 m
Descend 36 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: 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)

674 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 2: 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)

504 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Det Genmodificerede Paradis

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The genetically modified Paradise is a sculpture group by Bjørn Nørgaard, made for the Danish pavilion at Expo 2000 in Hanover.

Wikipedia: Det genmodificerede Paradis (DA)

1231 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 4: Trondhjems Plads

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Trondhjems Plads is a place on Østerbro in Copenhagen named after Trondheim in Norway. The streets of the neighborhood are primarily named after Norwegian sites.

Wikipedia: Trondhjems Plads (DA)

532 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Livjægermonumentet

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The Life Hunter Monument is a memorial support made by Kai Weischer erected in Classens Have in Copenhagen in memory of the King's Life Hunter Corps and its heroic fight for Denmark on various occasions. The memorial support was given by the Life Hunter Shooting Society of 1817.

Wikipedia: Livjægermonumentet (DA)

57 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 6: 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)

540 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Studio Oliver Gustav

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Studio Oliver Gustav Banja Rathnov / Attribution

The museum building is a smaller, neoclassical museum building from 1920 on Kastelsvej in Copenhagen. The building was erected according to drawings by Einar Madvig and Poul Methling for shipowner and Consul General Johan Hansen's large collection of visual arts. In the 1960s, the building was used as a magazine for the State Museum of Art. From 1997 to 2006, it named an auction house that conveyed the sale of older and modern visual arts, crafts and designs, furniture, books and more. From 2006 to 2008, the company was run by the Internet Auction House In 2013, the building was taken over by Banja Rathnov Gallery and Kunsthandel, which sold art from the address until 2018. In 2018, Studio Oliver Gustav moved into the building.

Wikipedia: Museumsbygningen (DA), Website


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