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Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral

Noerregade 8, Copenhagen 1165, Denmark
33 15 10 78
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Church of Our Lady (in Danish: Vor Frue Kirke) is the cathedral of Copenhagen. It is situated in the heart of the city on Vor Frue Plads next to the main building of the University of Copenhagen.The church was designed by architect Christian Frederik Hansen in the neoclassical style and was completed in 1829.The church can seat more than 1100 people and is decorated with the twelve apostles, the Risen Christ and the baptismal fount in the form of an angel holding a large scallop shell, all in Italian carrara marble. These sculptures were completed in Rome by the famous Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen.In the aisles many portraits of bishops and deans are on display.Night Church thursdays, fridays and sundays evenings offers prayer, electronica, poetry, jazz, taizé, gospel workshop and other contemporary forms all in candle-lighting. The program varies but can be checked on the website.In the Church apse there is a small museum and boutique. Below the museum, a part of the Gothic foundation is preserved, and a short movie tells the dramatic story of the tower.
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Noerregade 8, Copenhagen 1165, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The highlights on this visit is the art work in the statues which line the walls of the sanctuary. The church is beautiful but clearly the statues are the main reason to visit.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This church is in fact, one real Copenhagen Cathedral, built in Neo-Classicist style. It is located to the northwest from the Christiansborg Palace, very near to the Copenhagen University and also, not so far from the Stroeget street. The church is of one very severe...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 6 days ago

When lit up, this church is really beautiful. In summer though, it takes a long time for the lighting to be necessary and visible!

Thank Jenny013
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this church to be well lit as some churches I have seen can be quite dark and unable to pick out the statures and any carvings. But this one was nice an you could see the details and with a familiar church smell

Thank mattcoles36
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Church is graced by native son Bertel Thorvaldsen's statues of the Christ and 12 apostles. For the faithful Christian, this is a quiet, simple, and beautiful place to reflect. For the architecture buff, it is a repository of Neoclassic Roman architecture and masterful sculpture....More

Thank elbeesweets
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

again another beautiful church - the churches in europe are nothing like those in the USA the building and the history behind each church is different - if you have a great tour guide you will learn all this - we were in so many...More

1  Thank paws0810
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church was built in 1829 by the famous architect Christian Hansen and decorated by the great Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen. It is one of the great highlights of the city. The statues of Christ and the 12 apostles are wonderful. Their originals, made in...More

Thank OlgaP319
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Renovated by architect Vilhelm Wohlert With Thorvaldsen sculptures. The Christ figure is amazing. Not to be missed!

1  Thank joshbos
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Most churches i don't really like that much since they look a bit depressed and dark to me. This one is quite different!

1  Thank MMSNL
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

People began arriving by 4:15 p.m. and by 4:54 p.m. this place is totally full to capacity. Today's performance was performed by members of the Royal Academy of Music who are ready to graduate. I am happy that after graduation you will find these great...More

3  Thank Sequoia R
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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
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missrive2017
I want to know the schedule of mass on Sundays. I can say on June 4th 2017. I will be in Copenhagen on this day. Thank you.
12 May 2017|
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Response from Sequoia R | Reviewed this property |
Send your request for Mass times to kontor@domkirken.dk
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