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Peaceful and historical

Assistens Cemetery is a beautiful, quiet spot in the Norrebrogade area of Copenhagen. A five minute... read more

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Kathleen M
Lovely peaceful visit

I frequently visit cemetaries, so I was particularly struck by the differences between Danish... read more

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Ian J
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Reviewed yesterday

Assistens Cemetery is a beautiful, quiet spot in the Norrebrogade area of Copenhagen. A five minute bike ride from city center, and you are in a lovely spot to stroll, relax, maybe enjoy morning coffee. In addition to the more famous people resting here -...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I frequently visit cemetaries, so I was particularly struck by the differences between Danish Cemetaries and those I'm more familiar with (UK, US, Holland). The feel of this is much more of a park where people are buried (some of them very famous - Kierkegaard,...More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to escape the bombardment of cyclists in Copenhagen, and see a little of the history of who made the area what it is, this is a good place to start. Nice grounds in a quite setting (it is a graveyard after all),...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating combination between a graveyard and a park. Makes for a nice place with shade during hot summer days. Some of the old tombstones are very interesting

Thank Anneline H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Once we found our way in it was lovely to wander around. Good luck finding H.C. Andersen's grave though - we had to check on Google in the end as the signs weren't clear. Hoping to find Niels Bohr but the place is huge! I...More

Thank Bugsarg
Reviewed June 7, 2018

This is a listed cemetery, with graves from the 18th century to today, many of them of great historic importance. Hans Christian Andersen, Soeren Kierkegaard and others, big names in Danish history. Very atmospheric. Visitors from non-Scandinavian countries might be even more intrigued by the...More

Thank Nina B
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park / cemetery, which provided shadow from the june heat and the city’s hustle. Good place to jog and walk. Beautiful flowers.

Thank Hampiainen
Reviewed May 28, 2018

This is a beautiful shady forest in the city. It is quite poetic to see so many parents waking and sitting with babies listening to birdsong, the start and end of life.

Thank shoestring6
Reviewed May 14, 2018

very special cemetery, lots of space in between graves, no stone kerbs, just live greenery, bushes, hedge... very personalised tombstones, beautiful blooming trees

Thank Mish-themouse
Reviewed April 14, 2018

It was on our son's initiative that we ended up wandering around the narrow lanes of the Assistens Cemetery. He was keen to see the final resting place of... no, not Hans Christian Andersen... as he's a physics buff, he wanted to see Niels Bohr's...More

Thank Giorgio B
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One of Copenhagen's many bicycle “highways” plays an
integral part to this neighbourhood as it snakes its
way through the city. This bicycle path, which allows
you to pass almost unhindered from one end of town to
the other, is bordered by green oases, skater parks,
benches, cafés and all kinds of other recreational
facilities. One of the major squares surrounding the
bicycle path is called the Red Square, which offers an
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