Kongens Have

sights / Parks & gardens

Kongens Have information

Location
Copenhagen , Denmark
Getting there
Bus: 6A, 11A, 42, 150S, 173E, 184 185, 350S
Metro: Nørreport
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The oldest park in Copenhagen was laid out in the early 17th century by Christian IV, who used it as his vegetable patch. These days it has a little more to offer, including immaculate flower beds, romantic garden paths, and a marionette theatre with free performances during the summer season (2pm and 3pm Tuesday to Sunday). Located on the northeastern side of the park, the theatre occupies one of the neoclassical pavilions designed by Danish architect Peter Meyn.