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1 Sep 2018
“Lovely landmark”
8 Jul 2018
“converted church”
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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 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
Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Sometimes you wonder if anyone is responsible for programming contemporary art exhibits. Not our cup of tea.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I love this beautiful building. Kind of sad that it is not being used as a church but glad to see that it hasn't been forgotten or torn down and is being used. The architecture of the building alone is worth the visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We found during our stay in Copenhagen that there was just so much to see and do. Unfortunately time constraints did not allow us to go into every fascinating building which we came to. This was the case with the Nikolaj Kunsthal, a former church...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It was a nice use for a historic church. The arts center was clean and bright and a lot of great exhibits and other things on display. A good stop for an hour or so.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This pretty building perfectly clicks with the whole Copenhagen architecture, thought, after renovation, it was never been a "real" church.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Just a few steps away from Amagertorv and Strøget, this church is actually not a church, but a Contemporary Art Center. In my opinion the exterior, with its Neo-Baroque 90-meter long spire, is much more worth a stop by.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank SmileyKay
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Indre By (Inner City)
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
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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
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