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Reviewed 14 September 2018

It was turned into a Naval church which explains the replica of Niels Juel's ship, Christianus Quintushanging, hanging from the ceiling over the center aisle.... A lot of history in this church including the marriage of current queen of Denmark... but it did not move...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This church was pointed out on our harbor cruise as where the Queen was married in the 60’s. We returned to find a beautiful interior where the woodwork and carving are what stands out. The alter is beautiful as is the organ at the other...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

The highlight of this Church is the woodwork. There are two main pieces, the Pulpit and the Altarpiece, both of which are extraordinary pieces of carving. The Altarpiece is ambitious in both size and ambition, and the Pulpit contains a lot of detail. Elsewhere, there...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Lovely church with a beautiful carved wooden alter piece. Since it’s en route to/from many places in the City, add it to your itinerary for a stop: well worth seeking out!

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Not far from the Christianborg Palace is this lovely little Church that is dedicated to the Danish navy. The Dutch Renaissance style whitewashed interior and the intricate woodwork are very pleasing as is the long attached chapel that runs alongside the canal. A peaceful spot...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

It started by seeking shelter in a freak rain squall and ended with a visit in one of the most unique churches we've toured in Copenhagen. All churches we toured in Finland had the ship hanging from the ceiling but this is the only one...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Fortunately I learned of this church from a YouTube video. We exited our canal cruise and the church was a very welcome refuge from the rain. The carved pulpit is spectacular. The ship hung from the ceiling lovely. We spent more than a very peaceful...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I shall be there for Easter 2017 this coming weekend. I return each time to this, the church my mother was baptised in, christened in, married in and ultimately, in dark and cold December of 2007, had her small funeral in. Though having lived in...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

The church was extremely quiet and peaceful. It was a shelter from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. Inside I felt safe and calm, both spiritually and physically. With the peace and quiet came a moment of clear reflection on my travels in...More

Thank WynSomething
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We visited so many places with our Danish friends. Holmens Kirke was a beautiful old church worthy of a few quiet minutes, or even a serious prayer time if you choose. We were here in Sept 2015 (the "When did you travel?" selection does not...More

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consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
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