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Copenhagen University (Kobenhavns Universitet)

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Address: Frue Plads, Copenhagen 2004, Denmark
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What a Better Place to Absorb the History

The university building for the Copenhagen University certainly is full of history in itself and what a better way to absorb the history. The entry to the building is fascinating... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The university building for the Copenhagen University certainly is full of history in itself and what a better way to absorb the history. The entry to the building is fascinating and worthy of a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

the center of the university area, including at least one old church, is quaint and pretty, although the main building is an unpleasing neoclassical structure, though a bit more pleasant on the inside. the old library is unfortunately hard to visit (very brief hours on limited days), which is a shame, since university library reading rooms, indeed library reading rooms... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I was invited by my Danish friend and her niece to the niece's graduation and it was nice, lots of students from all around the world.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

This is the original University building with the city centre and was exactly what I'd hoped to see when I was in Scandinavia. Although the the man university campus is situated away from here, I believe it still contains the law faculty. Situated in a nice cobbled area with many restaurants and bars nearby.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

This building was beautiful, great architecture. Surrounded by cobblestone and busts all around, a beautiful area of the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

If you enjoy seeing beautifully-crafted busts of the pioneers from Europe, take a walk through campus before dawn. It is very romantic.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

This lovely building is only part of the current campus of the university, which is located on Amager island. Still, the neo-classical building is a beautiful 19th century building in central Copenhagen.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2012

A beautiful university, we were here on a school trip, and was therefore guided tour around and heard the story of the building.Remember camera:)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2012

It's a university. Unless you're enrolled, I don't see the point of going here. It is distributed in multiple campuses around Copenhagen.

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This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its blend of charming old buildings and bold new architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which consists of three buildings, two of which are new and situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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