The Holmens Kireke or Church of the Royal Navy in Copenhagen, looks like the ugly duckling on the inside but turns into a beautiful swan upon entering. Do not be fooled by its outside appearance and have a look inside. Beautiful and captivating.
From the outside, this church does not seem to offer very much, but once inside you will find an absolutely fantastic building. It is the only renaissance church in Copenhagen, built in 1562 as a naval forge and converted to a church in 1619. The Baroque altar piece is very ornate and there is a really grand pulpit. Also very... 更多
Nice and central. I preferred the inside more than the inside. Really interesting and original, plus you just can't help finding it because of its position.
A fun stop that you'll be glad you took a moment for another church. It has a unique feel compared to glitzy ornate churches so I enjoyed that. The man overseeing that day was full of info and was glad to share. He was a lot of fun to listen to. From what I can tell it may not be... 更多
This lovely Church is located directly across from the Christiansborg Palace. It was built by King Christian IV, and is devoted to the "sailors" of Denmark. Many famous sailors from the past were ceremoniously buried here.You can see the memorials for naval heroes (Niels Juel and Tordenskjold), and past ships. Hanging from the ceiling is a replica of a fully-rigged... 更多
This was a lovely little church dedicated to sailors, we found it by accident and I'm glad we did. Some beautiful carvings and woodwork, there were also some impressive tombs. Not much to explain in English, but that lends some charm of its own. Doesn't feel too touristy.