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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our second stay in Copenhagen we had been enjoying a bit of retail therapy along Strøget and were in dire need of a place to take a rest and enjoy a snack. Gammeltorv, a large city square turned out to be the ideal spot...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed August 6, 2019

The pedestrian street Strøget is passing this square and the adjoining Nytorv. The square is lined with some very prominent buildings from the 1800s. In the middle of the square, you find the beautiful renaissance fountain Caritas.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

Gammeltorv is the first square you will come up when walking the Strøget from the direction of city hall. It is the oldest square in Copenhagen, dating from the 12th century. Most of the the surrounding buildings were built after the great fire of 1795....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 2, 2019

Gammeltorv is apparently the oldest square in the city and originally a market square. You will come across in as you walk to the cathedral, the round tower and the university. from the direction of the city hall. All of which are very close by....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

Yet another square as you stroll the Stroeget. The Gammeltrov like the Amagertorv features a statute/fountain. I think this fountain Caritas is more colorful, detailed and beautiful. A good meeting, resting and photo shoot spot.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2019

Gammeltorv, or Old market, the city's oldest, though was quite interesting, with the Caritas Well, a renaissance fountain, standing at its center

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

This is the first square that you’ll come across if you traverse the Stroget shopping strip. Not as glamorous as its sister square, Amagertorv, but nevertheless, it serves as a good rest stop in your Stroget shopping adventure. This square also branches off to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Active neighborhood and commercial shops, restaurants and landmarks throughout the area. Area of the city along the Stroget. Lot of eateries and and shopping around the square. It is a great place to just stroll and enjoying the surroundings. Worth a visit!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TonyC216
Reviewed October 13, 2017

While undertaking several shopping expeditions along Copenhagen's premier shopping street, we had cause to pass through this large city square on a number of occasions. Each time we were there, the square was almost overflowing with tourists and locals. This was no doubt due to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed September 24, 2016

If you do not start your city walking tour here, plan to make it one of your stops. A fountain providing water to locals since the 1600’s featuring a little boy urinating under the watch of a pregnant lady squirting water from her breasts. A...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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