Assistens Kirkegård

Assistens Kirkegård information

Copenhagen , Denmark
Kapelvej 4
+45 35 37 19 17
Getting there
Bus: 5A, 350S
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Opening hours
7am-10pm Apr-Sep, to 7pm Oct-Mar
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You'll find some of Denmark's most celebrated citizens at this famous cemetery, including philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, physicist Niels Bohr, author Hans Christian Andersen, and artists Jens Juel, Christen Købke and CW Eckersberg. It's a wonderfully atmospheric place to wander around – as much a park and garden as it is a graveyard. A good place to start is at the main entrance on Kapelvej, which has an office (10am to 4pm weekdays) where you can pick up a brochure mapping famous grave sites.