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Assistens Cemetery

Norrebrogade/Kapelvej, Copenhagen, Denmark
+45 35 37 19 17
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Tranquillity and respect

We'd read about this and it is a truly delightful cemetery that you feel honours the dead. I'd love... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kate R
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery that helps visitors!

For me, visiting cemeteries allows me to feel a connection with people who have passed on. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RabePaul
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Philadelphia, PA
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Norrebrogade/Kapelvej, Copenhagen, Denmark
Outer Noerrebro
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd read about this and it is a truly delightful cemetery that you feel honours the dead. I'd love to know more about the planning of the gardens and the graves. It is so different to other cemeteries we've seen with each grave or family...More

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 1 week ago

For me, visiting cemeteries allows me to feel a connection with people who have passed on. I particularly get this sense of connection when visiting the graves of people who deserve their fame. It has also been my experience that many cemeteries with famous people...More

Thank RabePaul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent an afternoon here, wandering around, sitting in the garden parts, taking it easy and soaking the place up - not what we'd expected from a cemetery, and we were delighted it was a space we could spend time in, as well as visit...More

Thank EfuaMac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very peaceful although as it is still used for burials it can be a little difficult and emotional. Beautiful site though and interesting to see the burial grounds of famous people.

Thank Laurence H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a very peaceful graveyard and park. Many famous people were buried here, including Hans Christian Andersen.

Thank SYLWIA S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The place is full of memories for me, because I visited the place every morning about 3 mounths while my workplace was in the nabourhood. Poets, philosopher and many other famous danes are in rest here.

Thank Sahar A
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We came across this by accident as we walked from Jaegerborggade back into town. It was nice to see people enjoying the open space and seemed to be a good way of celebrating the lives of the people who are buried there. Be careful as...More

Thank LAW64
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Might sound weird but I found the walk in this cemetery really romantic (in the traditional sense!). The park is beautiful and peaceful. Maybe is not a place to go with the kids but perfect for a refreshing walk.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

there are signs everywhere for the grave of HC Andersen, S Kierkegaard's grave is less well pointed out and for the graves of famous physicists (N Bohr and HC Oerstedt) you have to have the map; a nice quiet place

Thank Heide S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is one of the most beautiful, tranquil spot I have visited. The flowers and plans in April are breathtaking. I only wish it had been warmer; I would have loved to picnic here.

Thank woeismoe
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Outer Noerrebro
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integral part to this neighbourhood as it snakes its
way through the city. This bicycle path, which allows
you to pass almost unhindered from one end of town to
the other, is bordered by green oases, skater parks,
benches, cafés and all kinds of other recreational
facilities. One of the major squares surrounding the
bicycle path is called the Red Square, which offers an
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