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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Perri Brereton (18 months ago)
Breathtakingly beautiful .... no other words are necessary.
Oliver Guttorm (18 months ago)
Beautiful . Worth visiting
Rafal Wojtowicz (18 months ago)
good free entry view-platform
Stephan D. Bouman (2 years ago)
Copenhagen's cathedral (also known as Domkirken) doesn't look very impressive from the outside, but it is worth a visit. Also open at night. There are also regularly concerts or other musical performance, so check the signs and calendar at the door. #LetsGuide
Ashley Wilkinson (2 years ago)
Went to see the original Christi’s statue. I loved the other statues of the apostles too. Beautiful, exquisite art.
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