Church of Our Lady

Copenhagen, Denmark

The Church of Our Lady (Vor Frue Kirke) is the cathedral of Copenhagen and the National Cathedral of Denmark. The present day version of the church was designed by the architect Christian Frederik Hansen in the neoclassical style and was completed in 1829.

There has been several several churches on this site since 1209. The cathedral has been rebuilt four times: The first church was burnt down and reconstructed in 1316. The second church was razed by a great fire in 1728 together with five other churches in Copenhagen and rebuilt in 1738. Finally during the bombardment of Copenhagen in 1807 the spire was hit by a Congreve rocket and nearly burnt the church down to the ground.

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Founded: 1817-1829
Category: Religious sites in Denmark

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A K (3 months ago)
Something’s different about this church. Very peaceful. I recommend it as a place to just sit for a while.
John Nettleton (4 months ago)
Went to two concerts here, there are two pipe organs and an excellent choir. Add in the wonderful architecture and sculpture and you have a magnificent experience!
Erin Martin (4 months ago)
Most beautiful church i ever visited in Denmark,lovely!
Алексей Казючиц (4 months ago)
Beautiful church. Very kind and peaceful place. Thank you very much to the women who work there. They supported me on a very difficult day,
Nicolaus James (5 months ago)
May revival upon the cultural churches in Denmark yes Lord and healing for all. People souls need to be saved. Repentance and love and care for one another ❤ God bless you all.
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