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The David Collection, Copenhagen

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At The David Collection, peruse one of the most complete collections of Islamic art in the world. The museum was formed in 1945 from C.L. David's personal collection and now encompasses the majority of the classical Islamic world, ranging from the 8th to the 19th century. Admire the intricate Arabic calligraphy, jewelry, and other handcrafts housed in the restored 19th-century home. Pieces are divided into 20 sections, arranged according to dynasty and time period. Be sure to check out the collections of European 18th-century art and Danish Early Modern art. Using our custom trip planner, Copenhagen attractions like The David Collection can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It was a rainy day in early June and we decided to visit the David collection because of TripAdvisor positive reviews. We were delighted. It had an outstanding collection of Islamic art and most impor...  more »
  • One of the last old-fashioned and therefor best museums in Copenhagen. Dim atmosphere an oriental adventure. A most se if you are to geometric patterns.  more »
  • This is a lovely and interesting museum completely dedicated to Islamic arts. We didn't know anything much about Islamic art and this was very informative. And the museum itself is splendidly made and...  more »