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Onion Domes

We visited Copenhagen about a week after a visit to St. Petersburg, Russia where we saw more than... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dave B
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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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Distinctive Facade

We passed this Russian church on the way to the Marble Church & the Amalienborg Palace. So... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Sue M
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Copenhagen about a week after a visit to St. Petersburg, Russia where we saw more than our fair share of Russian Churches. Surprised to see the gold onions in Copenhagen, but we recognized immediately.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We passed this Russian church on the way to the Marble Church & the Amalienborg Palace. So interesting to see this very ornate church in the middle of the block of plainer buildings - I'm not an architect so I'm not sure the style of...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 15 May 2018

St. Aleksander Nevsky Church is well worth the visit if you visiting the Frederik's Church as it is less than 20 meters away. It is a lovely church and the only Russian orthodox church in Copenhagen. You just go up the stairs and is open...More

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Our cruise ship was berthed nearby (10/12/17) when we recently came across this beautiful Alexander Nevsky Church which is the only Russian Orthodox church in Copenhagen. We didn’t go inside as we had limited time. According to researching this beautiful building, it was built by...More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is a Russian Orthodox church which is not listed as a tourist location, however you can't miss the wonderful golden domes that sit on the roof when in Amalienborg Palace area. Unfortunately the church doesn't open that often for services but the outside of...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were only able to view from outside as it was closed when we went, but it's a stunning piece of architecture. The Eastern Orthodox style stands out amongst the churches of Copenhagen. It's en route from the Design Museum to the Marble Church.

Thank joebobs1
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This church is beautiful, with its gold domes shimmering in the sun, and is so different from all the other churches in Copenhagen, as it is Russian Orthodox. And yet it does not appear on tourist maps, and we only came across it by chance....More

1  Thank MikeandLyndaC
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is a really pretty church really overshadowed by the Marble Church in the same area. Its shame that we couldn't get inside when we visited but got a few nice photographs of the outside. If it wasn't so close to the Marble Church it...More

Thank cazbatt
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.

Thank Restless13Soul
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

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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
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