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Sankt Knuds Kirke

Flakhaven, Odense, Denmark
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Golden altar and saintly bones

This little Gothic cathedral is a bit more manageable than most.The soaring white columns make the... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2017
Sharon K
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Frederick, Maryland
Great place to see

Nice and pretty church, beautiful ornaments and lots of history to learn! Strongly recommended to... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2015
Katefranz
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Odense
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Aug 26, 2017
“Golden altar and saintly bones”
Nov 11, 2015
“Great place to see”
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

This little Gothic cathedral is a bit more manageable than most.The soaring white columns make the nave seem full of light. And the 16th century golden altarpiece is quite lovely. This part was the highlight for us but, for many tourists, the main attraction is...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2015

Nice and pretty church, beautiful ornaments and lots of history to learn! Strongly recommended to visit!

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

The church of King Canute (Sankt Knud) is situated in the middle of Odense, right next to the town hall. The church itself is quite impressive but I'd say that the gardens (Eventyrhaven) just behind it is even more impressive. A perfect place to enjoy...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2014

I've see a lot of churches, so maybe I'm a little tired of churches, but I can still appreciate their beauty. Every church really is unique, and this one is no different. I went on a very slow day, so I had the whole church...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2014

We visited this church and the area on a dull day. The building is imposing and located close to the Raadhus.

Thank Lionel L
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Reviewed 30 December 2013

As we were traveling with a small child, we visited primarily for the skeleton, and secondarily for the architecture. It did not disappoint!

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Reviewed 8 May 2013

Really worth a visit. Great and breathtaking church in the middel of Odense. Although not a christian, I really like churches as many are arcithectonian masterpieces.

Thank Greven1979
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Reviewed 4 June 2012

Its free to see the church and it does hold some interesting pieces. An example is the altar piece by Claus Berg which is considered a master pieces among the art works on display in Odense. You can also enter the crypt to see the...More

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