Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, Copenhagen

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At Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, see where the royal weddings and coronations of Danish kings have been taking place since the 14th century. The current building was designed by C.F. Hansen in the neoclassical style and was completed in 1829. The famous Danish sculptor B. Thorvaldsen gave the baptismal font and the rest of the marble works as a personal gift to the church. Notice the statue of Christ above the altar with its welcoming gesture and the 12 apostles in the nave. A marble statue of a guardian angel in front of the altar is holding the font. The cathedral also houses the largest tower bell in Denmark as well as a large choir organ. See Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral and all Copenhagen has to offer by arranging your trip with our Copenhagen online route planner .
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  • Free admission but less dramatic than the typical Cathedral, the Church of Our Lady Copenhagen is a pleasant place to visit for fans of religious sites, the marble stations of the cross far better dep...  more »
  • Very minimal. Enjoyed our visit there and happy to go. A art fair is right outside with excellent items for sale. Very pretty minimal church.  more »
  • It is the Cathedral of Copenhagen, and is the seat of the Lutheran's eponymous diocese since it was created in 1922. It is dedicated to the Virgin. It is a neoclassical building designed by Christian Frederik Hansen in the first half of the 19th century.
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