5 Must-See Architectural Buildings In Copenhagen

Copenhagen is home to many architectural masterpieces, the city is constantly developing and every year it grows and becomes more exciting by the day. In the center of Copenhagen in every step, you can see different architectural buildings and in this article, you will find the must-see architectural buildings that are located in or nearby the center of Copenhagen.

Frederik’s Church

In Copenhagen, Frederik’s Church is called the Marble Church due to a large amount of marble used for the building. It is very impressive and very picturesque, you can go on top of the church and see central Copenhagen from above. 

Frederiks Church was built after King Frederiks wish to build a church in honor of God and absolute monarchy. However, it took 150 years till the church was finished. 

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 Frederiksgade 4, 1265 Copenhagen

Amalienborg Palace

Visit the home of the Danish Royal family.

Amalienborg Palace was built in 1760 and has been home to one of the oldest monarchies in the world. 

Amalienborg Palace is an architectural masterpiece, the area consists of four different palaces and currently, two of them are open for the public eye. One of them – the Christian VIII Palace that is created into a museum, which gives a great overview of the royal family.

In front of the palace, there are the royal guards, which are very interesting to see, especially when they are changing, which is at 12:00 PM.

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Amalienborg Slotsplads 5, 1257 Copenhagen K

Rosenborg Castle

One of the most outstanding architectural buildings, that was built 400 years ago, Rosenborg Castle was the home for one of the most famous Kings – Christian IV, located in the center of Copenhagen.

Currently, the castle holds Denmark’s crown jewels and an exquisite collection of Flora Danica, and one of the world’s finest Venetian glass collections.

Rosenborg Castle is surrounded by one of the oldest royal gardens in Denmark and currently is a beloved hang-out place to the locals.

Architectural buildings Rosenborg Castle

 Øster Voldgade 4A, 1350 Copenhagen

Copenhagen Opera House

One of the world’s most modern and beautiful opera houses, Copenhagen Opera House was built in 2005 and currently is one of the architectural landmarks of Copenhagen. 

Copenhagen Opera House is located on the island Holmen, which is a water-bound neighborhood in Central Copenhagen. During the nighttime, it looks very interesting, as if the opera house would be floating on top of the water.

Copenhagen Opera House has 14 floors and the main stage has up to 1,700 seats for the spectators. 

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Ekvipagemestervej 10, 1438 Copenhagen K

Portland Towers

Copenhagen is going to soon be one of the world’s most sustainable capitals, therefore Portland Towers, is a very interesting example of achieving the sustainability goal. 

Originally Portland Towers were two Aalborg Portland silos, that were used for the storage of cement, however, in 2014 they were remade into a unique office building.

The towers have a 360-degree view and have a panoramic view from the top, where a cantine for the office employees is located.

Currently, it is not opened to the public, however, it is very impressive from the outside, and for a better view, you can go up the Konditaget Lüders and see the buildings from the top.

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Göteborg Plads 2150 Nordhavn, Copenhagen

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