Top Historical Places in Copenhagen

Historical Places in Copenhagen - Witness the History of Copenhagen

Copenhagen is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Copenhagen one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Copenhagen is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Copenhagen or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Copenhagen. Explore the historical monuments of Copenhagen with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Copenhagen guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Copenhagen page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Copenhagen

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Copenhagen.

  • Assistens Cemetery

    #1 of 45 Historical Things To Do in Copenhagen
    Assistens Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: Kapelvej 2, 2200 København N, Denmark

    Timings: 07:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Assistens Cemetery embraces the idea of creating an oasis for those who want to come back to visit the famous people buried here and combines outdoor landscaping with spirituality, tranquillity and be...Read more

  • Kobenhavns Radhus

    #2 of 45 Historical Things To Do in Copenhagen
    Kobenhavns Radhus

    Tags: Hall

    Address: Rådhuspladsen 1, 1599 København V, Denmark

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    With the kilometre stone showing a ‘zero’ here, the Copenhagen City Hall marks the absolute heart of Copenhagen. The whole building was completed by early 20th century and was designed by ...Read more

  • Vor Frue Kirke

    #3 of 45 Historical Things To Do in Copenhagen
    Vor Frue Kirke

    Tags: Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Nørregade 8, 1165 København K, Denmark

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral was founded in 1817 by  King Frederik VI  and since then many churches were built on this very site.  The current church dates back to 1829...Read more

  • Thorvaldsens Museum

    #4 of 45 Historical Things To Do in Copenhagen
    Thorvaldsens Museum

    Tags: Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads 2, 1213 København K, Copenhagen, Denmark

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Dedicated to sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen, the Thorvaldsens Museum has some of the best works of the artist and is loved for its collection of sculptures, paintings, sketches, graphic art, medals, pers...Read more

  • Stock Exchange

    #5 of 45 Historical Things To Do in Copenhagen
    Stock Exchange

    Tags: Heritage Building

    Address: Børsen, 1217 København K, Copenhagen, Denmark


    The Borsen building was built in the 1620’s by King Christian IV to have an official trading center in Copenhagen. Over time the building found many purposes including being used as a marketplac...Read more

  • Hans Christian Andersen

    #6 of 45 Historical Things To Do in Copenhagen
    Hans Christian Andersen

    Tags: Monument

    Address: Rådhuspladsen, 1599 København V, Denmark

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    H.C. Andersen’s relationship with Denmark was more than just by birth! In 19th century Denmark, most of the Danish, French and German tales were considered exotic and was often read in a selecte...Read more

  • Grabrodretorv

    #7 of 45 Historical Things To Do in Copenhagen

    Tags: Square, Streets

    Address: Gråbrødretorv, 1154 København K, Copenhagen, Denmark

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located close to the famous Stroget street, Grabrodretorv was named after a  Franciscan friary that existed at the square during the 1230’s. The friary was closed in 1530 but the building w...Read more

  • The Equestrian Statue Rytterstatuen

    #8 of 45 Historical Things To Do in Copenhagen
    The Equestrian Statue Rytterstatuen

    Tags: Statue

    Address: Amalienborg Slotsplads (Amalienborg palace square), Midt pa pladsen, Copenhagen 1457, Denmark

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located on Amalienborg palace square, the blue statue of King Feredrick on the white marble pedestal catches you eye straight away. The statue was designed by Jacques Saly and cast in bronze to be ina...Read more

  • Christiansborg Palace

    #9 of 45 Historical Things To Do in Copenhagen
    Christiansborg Palace

    Tags: Church, Palace

    Address: Prins Jørgens Gård 1, 1218 København, Denmark

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Dating back to the 18th century, the Christiansborg Palace Chapel spins a magic unlike any other place in Copenhagen. The chapel is part of the Christiansborg Palace complex and is locally known as th...Read more

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