The Cisterns, Frederiksberg

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The Cisterns is located in Frederiksberg. Use our Copenhagen online travel planner to add The Cisterns and other attractions to your Copenhagen vacation plans.
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  • Bycykels rented in Copenhagen, and drove to the cisterns. Available in a nice park and is glad they are open. Is worth a visit but not really cool.
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  • The cisterns of Frederiksberg is exciting and stmningsunderstøttende framework for experiences of art installations.
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  • An exhibition space with a twist! A former underground water reservoir that has been turned in to a unique exhibition space. Set underground and almost devoid of daylight it makes for a very unique ex...  more »
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  • The location is what really makes this contemporary art gallery stand out. It's situated inside old underground water reservoirs so it works as a historic monument in the same time. And the surrounding park also invites for a walk before or after to enjoy nature as well
  • Visited during the light exhibition. It was really amazing. Worth a visit
  • Was expecting much more. The dark tunnel you enter through peaks your curiosity but then it's a massive let down. There isn't much information given about what's down there. If your doing it with your copenhagen pass then fine but I wouldn't pay especially for this
  • Darkness sharpens your senses. Smell of ceder, sound of steps, humidity, chill. Then shapes are formed from the shadows. A boat? A shrine? A lantern leads your way to an image from the outer world. Open you senses and be blessed.
  • No information and very poor lighting. Big let down! Could be much improved very easily.

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