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Stork Fountain

Amagertorv 6 | Stroget, Copenhagen 1160, Denmark
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Ranked #64 of 191 Attractions in Copenhagen
Type: Fountains, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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New York City, New York
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72 reviews 72 reviews
57 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

This is a nice fountain in the middle of the city. You'll probably walk past it at some point during your stay. If you are traveling in mid-November and December, this fountain is in front of the Christmas Market area. This is certainly worth visiting. If you are there during the Christmas Market, and if you like wine, don't miss... More

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Warren, Massachusetts
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448 attraction reviews
2,234 helpful votes 2,234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The Stork Fountain is one of the most crowded sections of the Stroget, one of the best pedestrian streets in the world. At all hours of the day and night it's the place to meet and greet and to sit for people watching. The square where it sits is called the Amagertorv. This cobblestoned square once housed the city market.... More

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mayo ireland
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99 reviews 99 reviews
54 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This landmark is in a very very busy bustling square. The fountain itself is is very intricate and quiet beautiful. It's used as a meeting place for pigeons and people alike.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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119 reviews 119 reviews
67 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Have been there many times while shopping with my girlfriend. The square is cute with a lovely fountain in the middle, many street artists and tons of shops and cafés around. Would recommend. P.S sometimes it's very very busy.

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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is a funny fontain. Take a picture and continue. Better cafés are in Christianshavn or around Nørreport, Nørrebro and Vesterbro. Better shopping in Frederiksberg and Østerbro.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1,310 attraction reviews
705 helpful votes 705 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The Stork fountain is the most memorable landmark when walking along Strøget shopping area. It is towards the eastern end in the wide paved area called Amagertorv which was once a medieval fish market. Today it is Copenhagen's main meeting point.

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San Francisco, California
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48 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

More than a fountain---the heartbeat of the Stroget, the oldest and longest pedestrian street system in the world. Sit here and enjoy the vibrancy of a great urban streetscape. Established in 1962, the carfree pedestrian zone stretches from the western Town Hall Square to the eastern The Kings New Square---mixing medieval, modern, retail, cultural, events, people.... Grab a hot dog... More

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The Stork Fountain was designed by Edvard Petersen and Vilhelm Bissen in 1894. The sculpture is eye catching and this is a place where friends gather together.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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622 helpful votes 622 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

While I personally found this fountain to be not that appealing, it is very centrally located. This late 19th century fountain features three storks and several frogs to match.

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Louth, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Located along Stroget this fountain looks great and was also interesting to look at and stood out among all other statues in the city.

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