Trinitatis Church

Copenhagen, Denmark

Trinitatis Church is part of the 17th century Trinitatis Complex, which includes the Rundetårn astronomical observatory tower and the Copenhagen University Library, in addition to the church. Built in the time of Christian IV, the church initially served the students of Copenhagen University.

The interior was seriously damaged in the fire of 1728 but was rebuilt in 1731. The bases and capitals of the columns and arches were repaired. All wood furnishings were replaced, and the floor was covered with tiles from Öland. The reconstruction was in Northern Gothic-Baroque style. The church was rededicated October 7, 1731 and the remains of the university library were moved again. The furnishings were renewed with an altarpiece and pulpit by Friederich Ehbisch (1731) and a large Baroque clock (1757). The church was refurbished in 1763.

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Founded: 1637
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: Early Modern Denmark (Denmark)

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Rene Forouzesh (12 months ago)
beautiful
李小乐 (15 months ago)
Very beautiful to see.
Jana H. (20 months ago)
Beautiful view!
Jess Lieu (2 years ago)
Beautiful church! Loved that we were bit early for the Round Tower, so we had the chance to see the church itself! We were quite fortunate and saw it on a very bright, warm, and sunny day.
Scott Dawson (3 years ago)
A beautiful church in the centre of Copenhagen which is part of 'The Round Tower' (Rundetaarn). Well worth the visit for its interior & tranquility.
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