Sorø attractions

Church in Sorø

Sorø Kirke

Interring several Danish royals, this church within the Sorø Akademi grounds has a simple, harmonious interior brightened by medieval frescoes and lightened by a 13th-century Gothic ceiling. It was originally built …
Museum in Sorø

Sorø Kunstmuseum

Flaunting an award-winning extension by Copenhagen-based architects Lundgaard & Tranberg, Sorø Kunstmuseum has regularly changing exhibitions of art both modern and classic, but what you will reliably be able to…
Historic Building in Sorø

Sorø Akademi

The town's historical and academic soul is shaded with tall oaks and throws together buildings old and new, pretty and banal, though it's nowhere near as grand as you might imagine from the history. Once one of Denm…
Museum in Sorø

Sorø Museum

Housed in a handsome half-timbered former inn dating from 1625, Sorø Museum showcases an eclectic booty of regional artefacts, including ancient pottery and the partial reconstruction of a 5500-year-old Bornholm lon…
Statue in Sorø

Ludvig Holberg Statue

Stroll Sorø Akademi's western gardens to find a tricorn-hatted bronze figure whose plinth rises above two toga-sporting thespian nymphs. The statue portrays the great Dano-Norwegian humanist playwright Ludvig Holber…
Gate in Sorø


Klosterporten is said to be the oldest still-inhabited gatehouse in Denmark. Once the portal to the Sorø monastery and now the northern entrance to Sorø Akademi, living here is a perk for one of the school's lecture…
Notable Building in Sorø


Immediately west of Klosterporten, Ridehuset is one of the Sorø Akademi site's original buildings, first erected by Christian IV to stable the horses and hunting dogs.