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Frederiks Church

Frederiksgade 4, Copenhagen 1319, Denmark
45 3315 0144
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Ranked #27 of 194 attractions in Copenhagen
Type: Religious Sites
Description: Large marble Baroque church which stood unfinished from 1770 to 1874. It was finally finished in 1894.
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Nova Lima, MG
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

The Marble Church is one of the landmarks in the rococo architectural ensemble of Frederiksstaden (Frederick's City). The marble was planned, but budgets were tight, and it was built in limestone, after all. Which does not detract from its imposing presence, just beside the royal castle of Amalienborg. Seen from the canal during a canal tour, the view is enhance... More

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Sycamore, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Just a block from Amalienborg is the impressive Marble Church. We were fortunate enough to visit while the organist was playing, and most of the other visitors observed the posted request for quiet which added to the reflective atmosphere. I've visited a number of older cathedrals in Northern Europe and this one stands out as one of my favorites.

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Keene, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

My wife & I throughly enjoyed this church from not only the outside but what a wonderful surprise we were in for when we walked through the front doors. It was spectacular to say the least. It had such a meditative spirit to it. We just sat on the back benches and just relaxed and felt such a calmness and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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84 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Largest dome in Northern Europe. You can climb up to the dome on certain days. The church itself is unassuming and small, but the interior of the dome is beautiful! Free, and well worth a visit if you are nearby.

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Swineshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

A really impressive round structure. As you walk inside the eye is drawn upwards. It really is a vast church. On our visit we didn't climb the tower as we had been up the 'Round Tower'. I am not religious but would recommend a visit to admire the architecture.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Unlike most other churches in Copenhagen, this is a completely round church. From the outside it is very beautiful, on the inside it is sober, but still beautiful. Make sure to be there at 13.00 or 15.00 so you can climb to the roof and have a spectacular view over the city.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Make sure you visit at 1 or 3 on Saturday or Sunday, climbing to the top is an experience and gives the most spectacular views of the city - costs $5 or so, but the highlight of the day. The church itself is gorgeous, small (by European church standards), but very beautiful. Right next to Amalienborg, so easy to hit... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We came here right after visiting Amalienborg palace and were facinated by the view of this giant dome! Right after the first view I thought that it is very simillar to Pantheon in Rome. Sad thing - trip to the top of the dome was closed dew to the low temperatures. But this building is still one of the most... More

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Vitoria, ES
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The church building outside is splendid, inside is not as amazing as well, but it is beautiful. Certainly worth a visit, sit a while and admire the construction and the stones. (Free)

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Canvey, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

If like me you like looking at the great architecture of the city's you visit this is well worth the visit. Unlike most of the copenhagen churches this is round, sitting in one of the seats and looking up at the paintings on the ceiling is really amazing. This is a lovely place of worship

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