Our Saviour's Church, Copenhagen

4.6
See the city from the top of Our Saviour's Church, built of red and yellow bricks in the Dutch Baroque style. Although builders completed work on the church in 1695, it took nearly six more decades to finish its famous corkscrew spire, which was designed by architect Lauritz de Thurah. According to urban legend, the architect jumped to his death from the top of his creation when he realized it twisted in the counterclockwise direction. The spire reaches a height of 90 m (295 ft) and features an external staircase, which you can climb for a suggested fee. Be sure to explore the interior of the church, noted for housing an altarpiece depicting Jesus and two angels, considered the masterpiece of artist Nicodemus Tessin. By using our Copenhagen trip itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Our Saviour's Church and other attractions in Copenhagen.
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  • Pleasant period typical church, organ playing on our arrival (not for us), some nice marble work as well, but nothing to really go off the beaten track for, unless you want to say a prayer of thanks.....  more »
  • Really cool views of the city from the top of the tower. Cool climb up as well... the stairs get extremely narrow at the top. Definitely check the schedule before going - they are not open too many....  more »
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  • Very beautiful church. You have an incredible view on a sunny day. The stairs do get very small towards the top. So be sure not to be scared of height or crowded places. The shape and architecture of the top is incredible. Definitely worth a visit. Just make sure you check on the peak visiting hours on google.
  • Definitely worth visiting. You can climb up to the very top of the bell tower, which is an experience on its own especially when it gets a little windy. The view of Copenhagen you get from there is impressive though.
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