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Kapelvej 4, Copenhagen 2200, Denmark
Outer Noerrebro
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All reviews niels bohr buried here final resting place green spot beautiful and peaceful place hc anderson botanical gardens fairy tale sunny day city centre worth a visit couple of hours tombstones park philosopher stroll trees
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful cemetery, which provides both serenty, thoughtfullness and inspiration -besides also being a gentle green spot in a dusty and noisy city.,

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jannis F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the beginning a graveyeard for the poor. Famous danish writer H.C. Andersen is buried here. During the years the green areas have become a park for the locals away from the busy city and major streats around.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 236michaelh
Reviewed February 13, 2019

This is close to our daughter's flat so we've wandered though a couple of times. It's a pleasant place to walk on a nice day and probably interesting if cemeteries are your thing. We will no doubt walk though again as it is close but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angela Susan M
Reviewed December 28, 2018

This is a very small cementery which is easy to reach by public transport from the city centre. The resting places of Kierkegaard and Andersen are well signalised. Bohr's doesnt need much, it it massive.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bar B
Reviewed December 10, 2018

I love to walk here if I am at Nørrebro. It offers a break from the busy streetlife and the traffic, there is lots to look at if you enjoy huge trees and plants + there are many historical persons being burried here if that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elin T
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Decided to walk here from the centre which was a bit of a hike but very pleasant after Sunday breakfast. Most unusual cemetery which made it worth a visit. Probably not at it's best in December but will return sometime in the Summer perhaps. Could...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JoyceBrodie
Reviewed December 9, 2018

We walked around the cemetery using the map by the gate. How confusing was that. Took us an age to find Hans Christian Andersen's grave and we never found Neil Bohr's at all. Worth a walk around though, and we saw a red squirrel too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KinkyNoodle
Reviewed November 30, 2018

On a food tour our guide walked us through here on our way to an outside neighborhood.What a beautiful, serene place. Saw the grave of Hans Christian Andersen and enjoyed the peaceful setting. Lovely in winter I'm sure its wonderful in the summer. Take a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jheals
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Assistens Cemetery isn't exactly what I picture when I imagine visiting a cemetery but it was beautiful. It was basically a park that also happened to have tombstones (inlcuding that of the legendary H.C. Andersen). The design of the cemetery is gorgeous and like something...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TotallyMelody
Reviewed November 25, 2018

We were on an excursion with a guide. He showed us a lot different grave sites. He also read poems from different artists. A very nice evening with H.C. Andersen, H.C. Ørsted, Michael Strunge, Dan Turell and more.

Date of experience: October 2018
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