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Beautiful place for a walk

The Assistens Cemetery has a very nice atmosphere which combines the awe of walking alongside... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel H
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Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Wonderful atmosphere.

One of the most beautiful cemeteries I've been too. spread out in the park, it really is a place of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sosthen
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Assistens Cemetery has a very nice atmosphere which combines the awe of walking alongside Danish national legends such as H.C. Andersen, and the modern-day Danish culture of relaxation. It is a nice touch of green in Copenhagen, which is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful cemeteries I've been too. spread out in the park, it really is a place of rest. Rest for the death but also for the living, it is very peaceful. One of my favourite places in Copenhagen.

Thank sosthen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Assistens Cemetery is a beautiful, quiet spot in the Norrebrogade area of Copenhagen. A five minute bike ride from city center, and you are in a lovely spot to stroll, relax, maybe enjoy morning coffee. In addition to the more famous people resting here -...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I frequently visit cemetaries, so I was particularly struck by the differences between Danish Cemetaries and those I'm more familiar with (UK, US, Holland). The feel of this is much more of a park where people are buried (some of them very famous - Kierkegaard,...More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 9 July 2018

If you want to escape the bombardment of cyclists in Copenhagen, and see a little of the history of who made the area what it is, this is a good place to start. Nice grounds in a quite setting (it is a graveyard after all),...More

Thank BluntInstrument
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Fascinating combination between a graveyard and a park. Makes for a nice place with shade during hot summer days. Some of the old tombstones are very interesting

Thank Anneline H
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Once we found our way in it was lovely to wander around. Good luck finding H.C. Andersen's grave though - we had to check on Google in the end as the signs weren't clear. Hoping to find Niels Bohr but the place is huge! I...More

Thank Bugsarg
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is a listed cemetery, with graves from the 18th century to today, many of them of great historic importance. Hans Christian Andersen, Soeren Kierkegaard and others, big names in Danish history. Very atmospheric. Visitors from non-Scandinavian countries might be even more intrigued by the...More

Thank Nina B
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park / cemetery, which provided shadow from the june heat and the city’s hustle. Good place to jog and walk. Beautiful flowers.

Thank Hampiainen
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is a beautiful shady forest in the city. It is quite poetic to see so many parents waking and sitting with babies listening to birdsong, the start and end of life.

Thank shoestring6
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Outer Noerrebro
One of Copenhagen's many bicycle “highways” plays an
integral part to this neighbourhood as it snakes its
way through the city. This bicycle path, which allows
you to pass almost unhindered from one end of town to
the other, is bordered by green oases, skater parks,
benches, cafés and all kinds of other recreational
facilities. One of the major squares surrounding the
bicycle path is called the Red Square, which offers an
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