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4 May 2019
“A different church”
1 May 2019
“Impressive Structure Outside. Little Inside”
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From Church to Contemporary Art Centre. St. Nikolaj Church originated in the early 1200s and is Copenhagen’s third oldest church. As a consequence of the Great Fire of Copenhagen in 1795, the building’s history as a church came to an end in 1805...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Nikolaj Plads 10, Copenhagen 1067, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 16 May 2019 via mobile

What an absolute waste of space. The museum is boring and literally has nothing. This whole idea of contemporary/modern art is pathetic sometimes. The church is painted white inside and has nothing in it just some basic objects like a basketball or something that does...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jvtourinho
Reviewed 4 May 2019

It is an interesting place but i would only recommend to visit it if you paid for the Copenhague Card.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Dulcinea88
Reviewed 2 May 2019

One of the oldest church buildings in Copenhagen which has been turned into an arts centre. The outside is interesting and the tower is impressive. However inside it hosts modern (contemporary) art which is not to my taste. Also there seemed to be so much...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank martyncymro
Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

The Kunsthal is situated in an old church close to Kongens Nytorv metro station. Unfortunately the art inside the building does not match up to the splendour of the surroundings. The current exhibition is “When the Unknown Becomes Familiar” by Andreas Emenius. Whilst I found...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

The majority of the good reviews are about how nice the building looks, but they havent reviewed the inside, with the art centre which is absolutely horrendous, dont waste your time or money going inside

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 849seana
Reviewed 11 January 2019

This Church is converted to Exhibition but the building is a tall church in a Narrow street. the brick coated tall wall Looks amazing, this is one of the short stop of you in copenhagen

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shiraziwine
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Now an art center in what was once St. Nikolaj, Copenhagen’s third oldest church and one of the city’s tallest. A bit unnerving when you first walk in.... stark white throughout. It obviously does not serve its original mission and does not do justice to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank differentname
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Lovely church to look at while walking around the city. The is a nice square located at the bottom with a bar where you can stop for a drink.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EricNJulia
Reviewed 28 July 2018

St. Nikolaj Church originated in the early 1200s and is Copenhagen’s third oldest church. As a consequence of the Great Fire of Copenhagen in 1795, the building’s history as a church came to an end in 1805. Since then it has had numerous different functions...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KalleHelsinki
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This is no longer a church, and has been converted in to an art and cultural centre, it is a nice building with an impressive spire. worth a photostop

Date of experience: June 2018
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