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Address: Churchillparken, Copenhagen, Denmark

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looked impressive

This fountain looked impressive. There was no water in it at all when we visited, which was a shame. We would have liked to see it with the water.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Whilst the fountain wasn't on when we visited in April 2015, I cannot imagine the fountain becoming spectacular because of the water. It is very large and the statue at the top is certainly interesting, but the whole fountain is just not that interesting. Likely better with water flowing though

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

This fountain looked impressive. There was no water in it at all when we visited, which was a shame. We would have liked to see it with the water.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Magnificent fountain which I have passed numerous (14) times whilst visiting Copenhagen on Royal Navy ships., last visted a few years ago but cant select the dates on tripadvisor.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A very imposing fountain, not only because of its size but also because of its design. When I saw it the water was not flowing, I would guess it is even more impressive when it's turned on. In the same general area as The Little Mermaid it is worth a visit while around the more famous monument.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

If you are in the area its worth a lookie -see . Its a huge sprawling fountain that fills a spot in the park. It has its place here and a bit of local history goes along with the fountain of course , mainly that it was built by the Carlsbergs , the famous brewers of denmark.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Very large, Gefion Fountain is a dominate structure, although it is 'only' a fountain. Adjacent to St. Alban Church, Gefion Fountain is the largest fountain in Copenhagen. Next to Langelinies, the fountain is beautiful in the summer with the rolling fountain waters encompassing Gefjun. The legendary Norse goddess, Gefjun, is depicted as she leads her team of giant oxen to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Not a lot more to add, it looks like it would look spectacular, but without water its hard to get enthused.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The Gefion Fountain is situated close to the harbour waterfront of Copenhagen, just a few metres from Sankt Albans Church, reviewed separately by me. The fountain is remarkable for its sheer size. Completed in 1908, and later extensively renovated in the first four years of the 21C, it was donated to the city by the Carlsberg brewery to commemorate its... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Another great spot to visit next to Kastellet, and St Alban's Church. In winter is off but in the summer months is very beautiful. All the Tour buses stop there so make sure to visit it in the mornings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a great fountain, unfortunately not running while I was there. But the whole area is really nice to walk around if you have the time

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