Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality, Denmark

Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 1.9 km
Ascend 35 m
Descend 20 m

Explore Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality 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.

All Sightseeing Tours in Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality Individual Sights in Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality

Sight 1: Apostolsk Kirke

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The Apostolic Church is a Christian denomination and Pentecostal movement that emerged from the Welsh Revival of 1904–1905. Although the movement began in the United Kingdom, the largest national Apostolic Church is now the Apostolic Church Nigeria. The term "Apostolic" refers to the role of apostles in the denomination's church government, as well as a desire to emulate 1st century Christianity in its faith, practices, and government.

Wikipedia: Apostolic Church (1916 denomination) (EN)

arrow down foot steps 464 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: Lyngby Kirke

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Lyngby Kirke This file was made by Thomas Hindsgaul, and should be credited as such. If you make use of this picture outside of the Wiki community, an email to broadbeer [at] gmail.com would be appreciated. If you would like a better version of the image i.e. a higher resolution, or use it under another license please feel free to contact me. / CC BY 2.5 dk

Lyngby Church is the oldest church in Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality in the northern suburbs of Copenhagen, Denmark. It is perched on a hill above Lyngby Hovedgade.

Wikipedia: Lyngby Church, Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality (EN)

arrow down foot steps 126 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Lyngby Søndre Mølle

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Lyngby Søndre Mølle This file was made by Thomas Hindsgaul, and should be credited as such. If you make use of this picture outside of the Wiki community, an email to broadbeer [at] gmail.com would be appreciated. If you would like a better version of the image i.e. a higher resolution, or use it under another license please feel free to contact me. / CC BY 2.5 dk

Lyngby Søndre Mølle, literally Lyngby Southern Mill, is a defunct watermill on Mølleåen located at Lyngby Hovedgade, Kongens Lyngby, in the northern suburbs of Copenhagen, Denmark. The current building is from 1902. The name distinguishes it from nearby Lyngby Nordre Mølle.

Wikipedia: Lyngby Søndre Mølle (EN)

arrow down foot steps 36 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 4: Lyngby Nordre Mølle

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Lyngby Nordre Mølle is one of the two watermills in Kongens Lyngby and is no. 24 on Lyngby Hovedgade. It was built as an extension of Lyngby Søndre Mølle, possibly in 1762, modified in 1846 and 1850, and it has been a hammer mill and grain mill. It is the only mill that is ready to run by the power of the water.

Wikipedia: Lyngby Nordre Mølle (DA)

arrow down foot steps 371 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Frieboeshvile

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Frieboeshvile is a Baroque-style country house in Kongens Lyngby north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It is located across the street from Sorgenfri Palace, where Lyngby Main Street meets Lyngby Kongevej. The house takes its name after Frederik Casper Conrad Frieboe who is buried in the grounds together with his wife and a few other family members. Its most notable former resident is Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz who played an important part in the Rescue of the Danish Jews during World War II.

Wikipedia: Frieboeshvile (EN)

arrow down foot steps 400 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Sorgenfri Slot

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Sorgenfri Palace is a royal residence of the Danish monarch, located in Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality, on the east side of Lyngby Kongevej, in the northern suburbs of Copenhagen. The surrounding neighbourhood is called Sorgenfri after it. Only the cellar and foundations survive of the first Sorgenfri House, which was built in 1705 to design by François Dieussart. The current house was built in 1756 by Lauritz de Thurah and later adapted and extended by Peter Meyn in the 1790s. Lauritz de Thurah has also designed buildings which flank the driveway closer to the road.

Wikipedia: Sorgenfri Palace (EN)

arrow down foot steps 515 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Dansebakken

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Dansebakken is a round hill in Kongens Lyngby close to Sorgenfri Castle. The round mound is on the Danish Agency for Cultural Heritage's list of protected ancient monuments, where it is described as a mound from ancient times of 25 by 3.5 meters with a flat top, which is approximately 10 meters in cross-section.

Wikipedia: Dansebakken (DA)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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