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Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken)

Frederiksgade 4, Copenhagen 1319, Denmark
45 3315 0144
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Ranked #29 of 211 Attractions in Copenhagen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
Traveler Description: The Marble Church is also called Frederik's Church. It is a round church with rococo architecture. It is an Evangelical Lutheran church in... more »
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It is worth a stop in with all the marble and has a few unique features to it. The sheer size of the dome and all the work engraved in the marble, it has the apostles all around. the organ is really spectacular. The altar is simple but elegant. It is very reverent -- I sat in the church just... More

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Marmorkirken is fascinating in so many ways. The huge dome can be seen from miles away. Typically a dome only makes up a part of a structure. In this case, the dome IS the structure. As you enter the doors, right away you see the dome overhead. The pews, altar, and organ loft are situated directly below the dome. Take... More

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Joshua Tree, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This was a fun stop on my tour around copenhagen However,after walking up numerous wood steps inside the steeple,it then entered in the outside where the wind was howling,and only one person could fit walking up the copper walkway,round and round till I reached the top,solo and scarey

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

You will probably be walking past here anyway on your way towards the little mermaid, so it's worth making a quick stop to check out the interior. The building is in good condition and the policy of silence inside keeps the annoying tour groups under control.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Not the same ol' church in Europe. Plus, good location next to the royal residences, waterfront and related open space. Good spot to take a respite. Sit, rest, relax, and be quiet, or just dash in for 5 minutes -- it's up to you. Easy stop.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The dome catches you eye from the outside and invites you in. Once inside it is quite beautiful in a simple and serene way. It is not overdone. It is peaceful. Quite stunning. Worth a visit for a few minutes.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We visited this church because it was on our way elsewhere. It was a lovely church, not too overdone and we happened to be in while an organist was practicing for a service which made the visit that much nicer. The church has an interesting history and experienced a 150 year lapse between the start of the construction and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

The church is nice, but the most amazing is to go on top of it. It can be done twice per day, at 1p.m. and 3 p.m. (sharp! They don't wait! Be there à few minutes before). It's not expensive and really cool, almost as good as the church of our savior, but with very fewer people :)

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Rising high above the city's skyline, it's hard to miss this imposing edifice. In fact, we originally thought it was the city's cathedral (it's not, but the real cathedral is also beautiful; just not so imposing from the outside). It was a bit of a walk from where we started, but once one arrives, there is also Amalenborg Palace and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We saw the dome of this church while driving into Copenhagen from our cruise ship terminal and were so entranced by that view that we had to find it. It was a bit of a walk from where we started, but worth it as the dome and organ pipes were some of the best we saw on this trip. Right... More

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