The Best 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.
In Copenhagen, Frederik’s Church is called the Marble Church due to the large amount of marble used for the building. It is impressive and picturesque; you can go to the church’s top and see central Copenhagen from above.
Frederiks Church was built after King Frederiks wished to build a church in honour of God and absolute monarchy. However, it took 150 years till the church was finished.
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.
One of the most outstanding architectural buildings built 400 years ago, Rosenborg Castle was the home of one of the most famous Kings – Christian IV, located in the centre of Copenhagen.
The castle currently holds Denmark’s crown jewels, 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 is currently a special hang-out place for the locals.
Copenhagen Opera House
One of the world’s most modern and beautiful opera houses, Copenhagen Opera House was built in 2005 and is currently one of the architectural landmarks of Copenhagen.
Copenhagen Opera House has 14 floors, and the main stage has up to 1,700 seats for spectators.
Originally Portland Towers were two Aalborg Portland silos that used for cement storage; however, in 2014, they were remade into a unique office building.
The towers have a 360-degree view and a panoramic view from the top, where a canteen for the office employees is located.
Currently, it is not open to the public. However, it is imposing 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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