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Oldest church in Copenhagen

Skt. Petri is the oldest church in Copenhagen built in the Middle Ages and since 1583 the home of... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Birte L
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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Simple church from the 1200s; German congregation

This little church is quite old and is located next to the university. It has a lovely spire that... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
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3 Feb 2018
“Oldest church in Copenhagen”
28 Jun 2017
“Simple church from the 1200s; German congregation”
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Skt. Peders Straede 2, Copenhagen 1453, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Skt. Petri is the oldest church in Copenhagen built in the Middle Ages and since 1583 the home of the German community. The grave chapels housing impressive memorials to important Germans from the 18th and early 19th centuries are interesting to visit, but it can...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

This little church is quite old and is located next to the university. It has a lovely spire that we can see from an ange of a window from our hotel room in the Skt. Petri hotel. The church's grounds and crypts are the resting...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Good service, but old rooms in need of modernization. I couldn't say that the rooms were very clean either. There were mosquitos in the room so we couldn't have a good night sleep. A.C. did not work properly either.

Reviewed 6 December 2016

I was staying at a hotel nearby and decided to take a look. The grounds are very nice and was perfect for a walk in the crisp winter sun. I would like to have taken a look inside the church but it is only open...More

1  Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We enjoyed visiting this church because it does not seem to attract too many tourists. The interior is quite simple but it is also quiet and peaceful. It is actually Copenhagen's oldest church, with parts of the building going back to the 15c. The north...More

1  Thank mjc404
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

The outside of the building is beautiful, very well kept and ancient. The inside is very mordern, big contrast that does not seem to match.

1  Thank Anne V
Reviewed 12 February 2016

I have to say that the hotel was undergoing refurbishment when I visited, so obviously not the best time to go. Still, I was disappointed by the experience. The gym is tiny, and I mean, tiny! basically a small room with a couple of bikes...More

Thank Elena L
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I was not planning to visit this church. It bumped into it by accident when I was about to go to the cathedral. It is a typical church without anything particular, except that it is standing there since the 15th century.

1  Thank TheGlacierist
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

St. Petri kirke. (St. Peters church). It wasn't on the map, but I saw a sign to go in. The church itself is very plain and boring. But pay 25kr and get the key. The attendant opens a secret door and viola a mosoleum from...More

2  Thank phoenixesrose
Reviewed 11 May 2014

This is a decent mid-15th century church, which had been rebuilt a couple of times. While the church sure looks impressive from outside, when you get in, its plain white color is very underwhelming, causing it to feel a bit empty and cold. The acoustic...More

1  Thank TheShis
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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
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