Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #5 in Copenhagen, Denmark


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 16 sights
Distance 7.5 km
Ascend 80 m
Descend 77 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: 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)

109 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 2: Classens Have

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

Wikipedia: Classens Have (DA)

540 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Studio Oliver Gustav

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Studio Oliver Gustav Banja Rathnov / Attribution

The museum building is a small, neoclassical museum building from 1920 on Kastelsvej in Copenhagen. The building was built according to drawings by Einar Madvig and Poul Methling for shipowner and Consul General Johan Hansen's large collection of visual art. In the 1960s, the building was used as a storage facility for the National Gallery of Denmark. From 1997 to 2006, it gave its name to an auction house that mediated the sale of older and modern visual art, crafts and design, furniture, books, etc. 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 Art Shop, which sold art from the address until 2018. In 2018, Studio Oliver Gustav moved into the building.

Wikipedia: Museumsbygningen (DA), Website

877 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 4: 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 5: 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)

629 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: 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)

874 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 7: Steno

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

Wikipedia: Steno (statue) (DA)

305 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: Amorparken

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Amorparken is a park located between Rigshospitalet and Tagensvej in Copenhagen. The park is an extension of Fredens Park.

Wikipedia: Amorparken (DA)

144 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: Rigshospitalets Kirke

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Rigshospitalets Kirke

Rigshospitalet Church is a church hall located in the south complex of Rigshospitalet Blegdamsvej between stairwells 4 and 5. The church has four priests, all of whom belong to the Danish national church.

Wikipedia: Rigshospitalets Kirke (DA)

196 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Mod lyset

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Against the Light is a monument that was erected on the corner of Blegdamsvej and Tagensvej in Amorparken at 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)

203 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: Fredens Park

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Fredens Park

Fredens Park is a park in Østerbro, Copenhagen. The park is located along Fredensgade and between Amorparken at Rigshospitalet and Sortedams Lake. The location at Fredensgade means that the park is not as suitable as a recreational area. The park was created in 1973 when the municipality tore down some residential 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)

637 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 12: Saint John's Church

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Saint John's Church

St. John's Church is a church located next to Sankt Hans Torv in the heart of the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen, Denmark. Opened in 1861, it was the first church to be built outside the city's old fortification ring when it was decommissioned and new residential neighbourhoods sprung up outside the former city gates.

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

579 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 13: De Gamles Bys Kirke

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De Gamles Bys Kirke

De Gamles Bys Kirke is located on Edith Rodes Vej in Nørrebro in the Municipality of Copenhagen.

Wikipedia: De Gamles Bys Kirke (DA), Website

538 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 14: Guldbergs Plads

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Guldbergs Plads is a square in Nørrebro in Copenhagen, located between Guldbergsgade, Arresøgade and Tibirkegade. The square was named in 1915 after Guldbergsgade, which is located along the western side of the square, and which 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 Seminarium.

Wikipedia: Guldbergs Plads (DA)

456 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 15: Simeons Kirke

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Simeons Kirke

Simeon's Church is located on Sjællandsgade in Nørrebro in the Municipality of Copenhagen.

Wikipedia: Simeons Kirke (DA), Website

888 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 16: Anna Kirke

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Anna Church is a Lutheran church in the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was designed by Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint, best known for his design of Grundtvig's Church, also in Copenhagen. Built in three stages, it was completed between 1914 and 1928.

Wikipedia: Anna Church, Copenhagen (EN)


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