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Christians Kirke

Christians Kirke
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Type of Attraction
Interests That Apply
Religion, Architecture, History, Photography
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Price: Free
Donations are appreciated.
Is there parking?: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Mobility Obstacles: Stairs
Water/Drinks: NOT available at this attraction or nearby.
Eating: This is NOT a good place to get a meal or snack.
Restrooms: Available
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Christians Kirke

Christians Church

Baroque Church With Theatrical Interior

Off The Beaten Path

Address: Phone:
Strandgade 1
Copenhagen, 1401
+45 3254 1576


Christianskirken is a common national church with enough space for the creative arrangements in theatre, ballet, and concerts that you often find here. It is situated on Christianshavn, the small island between Copenhagen city and Amager. The church is characterised by its blue-black tile roof that shines and glimmers in the sun, its sandstone walls, and its tower. It was built in 1755-59 by Nicolai Eigtved, who was inspired by the Baroque movement. The interior is almost theatrical, with benches on the floor and boxes on the balcony. The King's box is opposite the altar. There are no admission fees.

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Times & Dates

Open Hours: 8am-5pm daily
Visit Time: 30min-1hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: Free
Price Notes: Donations are appreciated.


Indoor with climate control.
Restrictions: A picture may be worth a thousand words, but the words will have to do in this case—no cameras allowed.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers


Best Modes of Transportation: Bus Subway
Notes: Take Bus 66 from the Copenhagen Main Railway station. Journey time is approximately 15 minutes. The nearest Metro station is Christianshavn.
Parking Availability: No

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