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Copenhagen King's Square, Copenhagen

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Start your tour of the city at Copenhagen King's Square, a popular spot among locals and tourists alike. Located at the end of the pedestrian street Stroget, Copenhagen's largest square is surrounded by important buildings like the Royal Danish Theatre, Charlottenborg Palace, and Thott Palace. In the square is an equestrian statue of Christian V encircled by a small garden, as well as a Baroque Revival kiosk and telephone stand dating from 1913. If you're hungry or thirsty, take your pick from the many bars and restaurants around this central hub for a meal or snack. Put Copenhagen King's Square at the forefront of your travel plans using our Copenhagen vacation builder.
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  • Summer time is the best time to visit this area. There's a flea market in the square. There's a big (quite expensive) shopping center nearby  more »
  • Kongens Nytorv, the new King's square is a central place is located at the end of Strøget and can be considered the largest square and elegant in the city. On this square overlook many important and beautiful palaces and buildings such as the Royal Theatre, Charlottenborg occupied by the Royal Academy of fine arts, Palace Thott, Embassy of France and the famous Hotel d'Angleterre, one of the most exclusive hotels and ancient Scandinavia. Just north of Kongens Nytorv is located the Nyhavn Canal, with its teeming life, symbol of the city of Copenhagen.
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  • Just cruising around Copenhagen checking the sights. Went through square. Nice architecture and great places to get some food. Right next to the canals and other sights.  more »
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  • There were renovations undergoing due to metro expansion. It has several hotels and is always full of people coming and going. It has street food carts, markets, cafes and restaurants. Nice and fancy place.
  • We visited here while on a tour of the local area. Big beautiful square - interesting architecture in the buildings surrounding it. They were doing construction work on the big church, I'm thinking it will be beautiful when complete.
  • A very pleasant square. It's a very touristic place too. It is just in front of the Nyhavn. The place is very beautiful full of colourful houses. It's a must see point at the hear of Copenhagen.
  • Magasin du nord lights up the place at night, which is very pretty, but it's currently looks so horribly ugly with the metro work taking over half the place, not to mention all the noise from the builders.
  • Looking forward to the place resumes it former glory. It is and has been a large construction site for the new metro for many years now.