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St. Aleksander Nevsky Church

Bredgade 53, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Wee bit of Russia

Want to see a bit of Russia but can't get a visa to do so? This church is straight out of Russian... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
Restless13Soul
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Contrasting architecture

Compared t all the other churches around this has the very different orthodox style and... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
hiking-har
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good57%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
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4 Aug 2016
“Wee bit of Russia ”
19 Jul 2016
“Contrasting architecture”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Bredgade 53, Copenhagen, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Want to see a bit of Russia but can't get a visa to do so? This church is straight out of Russian architecture. Its right past the dome cathedral so make sure you're looking up as you walk or you'll miss it.

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Compared t all the other churches around this has the very different orthodox style and architecture and thus stands out as a big contrast. Never the less the golden domes stand out and if you catch them on a sunny day they will really shine...More

1  Thank hiking-har
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I was so mesmerized by those golden onion domes such that when I took a picture of them, I didn't notice that the couple beside me who also seemed to be taking pictures of the domes were actually stealing my wallet! I noticed them over...More

4  Thank peggyapl
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The only Russian Orthodox church in the city was built in 1883 and dedicated to the Russian patron saint Alexander Nevsky, which statue stands in a niche above the church bells. It is located very close to the Marble Church and well worth the visit.

3  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This Russian Orthodox church is only a few yards away from the Marble Church. The façade is dominated by three gilded onion domes and lovely diaper brickwork. Unfortunately, it was closed when we visited.

1  Thank mjc404
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Another display of how an Orthodox Church should be with its history and how it was made, very easy to find while strolling the city with It's tower in a distance could possibly notice by everyone.

1  Thank Jun J
Reviewed 3 June 2016

On the way to marble church, this original church will make you wonder if you still in Denmark or if you moved to Russia. Very nice and incredibly interesting!

1  Thank Davide G
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Beautifully adorned with icons, this very active and popular church enchants with its shiny golden domes and an inviting interior. Please be aware of the liturgies, baptisms, or other services that might take place at any time.

1  Thank Dan S
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The church is in city centre, very close to Frederiks Kirke (the more famous Marble Church), but as it is on upper floors, you may miss it even when passing by. It has a most beautiful golden dome on the top of the building. So...More

1  Thank Yan C
Reviewed 27 October 2015

An unusual church with a dull exterior topped with the most amazing gold onion domes. You can go inside but the entry is via several steep flight of stairs so not suited to people with limited mobility. NO photos are allowed in the church, dark...More

1  Thank Datchet
Nearby
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
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
...More
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