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Frederiks Kirke (The Marble Church)

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Address: Frederiksgade 4, Copenhagen 1265, Denmark
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Large marble Baroque church which stood unfinished from 1770 to 1874. It...

Large marble Baroque church which stood unfinished from 1770 to 1874. It was finally finished in 1894.

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Beautiful Church

We stumbled across this beautiful church while strolling around Amalienborg. The church caught our eye as it is quite a stunning building from the outside. Entrance to the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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County Tipperary, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stumbled across this beautiful church while strolling around Amalienborg. The church caught our eye as it is quite a stunning building from the outside. Entrance to the church is free and photos are allowed. The only issue they have is asking you to keep noise to a minimum which reinforces the purpose of the church - prayer and not... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I went to Amalienborg and arrived too early for the museum to be open so were left with an hour to kill. The church happened to be open so we went in. As someone who goes to church regularly, I get quite irked by how ostentatious some of these old churches can be but this was unique... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were lucky enough to open our hotel window and be greeted by a perfect view of the Dome of this church. At ground level, there was a lot of building work going on outside the church, which only contrasted with the serenity inside the church. I loved the signs requesting silence, reminding us that churches are designed for prayer... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok St Pauls this is not, but on entry it had an errily serene feel to it. Enjoyed the dome artitechure from within adored with many features typical to its scene. The silent hush of fellow tourists observing the silence whilst taking photos that such an opportune moment should not be missed. A piece of freeness that ticks the right... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked up here from tour stop. Very majestic and impressive. Pretty plain inside, but a very reverent air about the place.

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Thank RNguy55
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very dark inside. I thought it was pretty posh building with all those fine decoration and luxurious fabrics. The dark marble does make a intimidate effect with the gold decoration along. Beautiful building indeed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dome is clearly the best feature of this church - although the rest of it is very nice. It is certainly a worthwhile historical building to visit if you are in Copenhagen but it is fundamentally a church so don't expect a museum. Worth a visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is really nice from the outside, and it fits really well in the neighbourhood as this part of the city looks like Paris, but inside it's nothing special.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just by looking at the picture here is enough to see its beauty and attraction. We were running out of time, and all you visited was the outside structure, not the inside. It is really beautiful. The free walking city tour takes you nearby.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There isnt much to see but dont let that stop you. We added this in to our trip with the Free Copenhagen Walking tours where we went passed the Royal residences and there in full view was this glorious church. Worth a visit and free which is great in Copenhagen budget planning

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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 venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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