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Assistens Cemetery

Norrebrogade/Kapelvej, Copenhagen, Denmark
+45 35 37 19 17
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Peaceful walk amongst resting souls.

It is big and beautiful and very peaceful ... The cemeteries here are all so beautiful and quiet... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MaxMarit
Place where great men sleep.

This cemetery is the resting place of Nobel laureate Niels Bohr, fairy tale author Hans Christian... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Geethajan
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Norrebrogade/Kapelvej, Copenhagen, Denmark
Outer Noerrebro
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is big and beautiful and very peaceful ... The cemeteries here are all so beautiful and quiet ! With picturesque sceneries and peaceful vibes.

Thank MaxMarit
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This cemetery is the resting place of Nobel laureate Niels Bohr, fairy tale author Hans Christian Anderson and existentialist philosopher Soren Kierkegaard. With beautiful poplar trees lined avenue,this cemetery is open to public for walks .The big compound has benches to sit also.

Thank Geethajan
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is quite different from most cemeteries we have seen. It is surrounded by an ugly yellow wall, but once inside it is like a park with graves here and there. There are lots of open spaces. (In fact, for the first few days we...More

Thank TPT_Traveller
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Such a peacefu place, not an ordinary cemetary, more like a park. Perfect for sun gazing at some of the benches or listening to birds. There could be more benches though. It's in the middle of Norrebro and easy to find.

Thank iwana777
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit. You can simply enjoy the atmosphere or seek out specifik graves. H.C Andersen and Søren Kierkegaard are popular ones and if you want to look for more recently dead celebrities Natasja Saads is quite close to H.C Andersens...More

Thank Ann-Christin G
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Philosopher Kierkergaard, Scientist Hans Bhor and the philanthropic story teller Hans Christian Anderson are amongst the graves of many famous people located here at Assistens Cemetery. It is located slightly out of the main city centre, in the area known as Norrebro (quite distinct from...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Normally I wouldn't visit a cemetery just because, but cemeteries in Copenhagen are different, they have a lot of space to lie down, sunbathe (wearing appropriate clothes), eat & drink. Young people go here for after office pic-nics. It's quiet and very well groomed.

Thank Dani L
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We walked through the cemetery and park to reach to other side of the park. Appreciated how green it was and how beautifully kept and spacious the cemetery was.

Thank SorrelliAuckland
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This park is a cemetery.... but it's a park as well.... life and death live together her.... or die togheter depending on the point of view. You may easily find people running, playing and even having a light luch in this park. But once you...More

Thank ReCensore1980
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Walked through Assistens Cemetary during an extended stay in Copenhagen. The cemetary is well tended and has lovely landscaping. There are some important Danish people buried there, including Hans Christian Anderson, Niels Bohr and Kirkegaard. It's peaceful and a pleasant stroll, especially on a nice...More

Thank Susan K
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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
...More
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