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National Gallery of Denmark

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The National Gallery of Denmark is a living museum - located in Copenhagen - with a unique collection of Danish and international art. It is the only museum in Denmark where you can enjoy a tour of 700 years of art history and also experience the...more
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Soelvgade 48/50, Copenhagen 1307, Denmark
Inner Oesterbro
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Reviewed today via mobile

First time in this museum. The building is very impressive and there is a modern extension with more art too. We had a short visit with a guide who told us all about Danish art. A short introduction but very interesting. Have to come back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are an art lover like me, you must visit this place. Beautiful paintings form well known painters, nice atmosphere, great exhibitions and nice museum shop... Would visit again! :)

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here by myself using the Copenhagen card. It is located directly across the street from two other attractions included with the Copenhagen card. This museum is huge. I think I spent two hours there easily with out even going down every hall or room....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 82stacyj
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Whilst some of the exhibitions were typically a bit pretentious this gallery is a great place just to be in for a few hours. The newer part of the building is a stunning space. The cafe was a cool, chic but relaxed place too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 814SarahT
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Wasn't sure what to expect when visiting the national gallery, as I thought it would be a stuffy gallery full of old portraits. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the different exhibitions, some though provoking works in there and a very beautiful building. Loved the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris_Halkou
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The museum collection contains the paintings of Danish and other European artists. I was not too much impressed seeing this collection. I found small number of works that were interesting for me. I saw also exhibition of modern art that was not interesting for me...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank avikon
Reviewed October 6, 2018

The museum proudly shows off work by Danish artists, but also has showcases works of art from other European countries, Nordic art and International contemporary art. If you are particularly keen on the Danish 'Golden Age' you will really love this museum and what it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joyce_7t
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Compared with the Norway National Art Museum, this one is very disappointing. It has a few quality Nordic works, some Fauvists, one Picasso, a few Braques. For the admission of about US$ 18, it didn’t seem to me worth the price or the effort.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MannyG2000
Reviewed September 25, 2018

My partner and I are museum lovers for sure. This is one of the most meaningful collections I've seen. The exhibitions made quite an impression on us. The SMK is well organized and distinguishes itself from other museums in many ways. We bought out tickets...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChristinaBurdock
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

If I have to pick a museum out of the few highly recommended ones in Copenhagen, this would be it! I wish I had allocated more time to see the exhibits. The place definitely has a lot to offer compares to the other museums I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Michelin ones. Fælledparken, one of the largest
recreational areas in Denmark, is a park home to the
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Aaditya_Ud
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Villa Borghese OR National Gallery of Ancient Art??? (2 Replies)
I have time only for one of these. Please advise what to visit. Please don't reply - "depends on what you want to see"! because I only have time for one of these. PS - I like both art and history...
February 25, 2017|
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Villa Borghese without a doubt. You will need to book in advance.
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Any singles want to plan a London Trip together (1 Replies)
I was in London in February and can't wait to go back. The last time I went I was solo and had a great time but think it would be so much more fun to go with another single or group of people. I may want to go in October or November or even back again in February since it is my birthday month. Here is what I want to see on my next trip. Stonehenge Bath Hampton Court Windsor Castle British Museum National Gallery Of course I am open to other stuff too. I am really good at...More
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Hi karice2, I'm so glad you enjoyed London. You might also try posting your question on the Solo Travel Forum. Sometimes there are solo travellers who want to meet up with others for at least part of their trip. Travelling with someone can be great or just awful (see some of the posts on the Solo Forum!) so you might be better off agreeing to travel solo but meet up for various parts of your trip. You could also try looking at the Lonely Planet Throntree.