Assistens Cemetery (Assistens Kirkegård)

Assistens Cemetery (Assistens Kirkegård)

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You will find the Assistens Cemetery in the middle of Nørrebro district. This place is a burial area of many Danish notables as well as an important greenspace of this neighbourhood and the most known cemetery in Denmark. Famous Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen and philosopher Søren Kirkegaard are buried here, signs with their names will follow you to theirs final resting places. The area of the cemetery is divided into sections, where the oldest one is Section A.

Today, the area of the Assistens Cemetery is the most attractive green spot in Nørrebro, where many Danes as well as tourists are enjoying the beautiful nature of this area. People like to come here for a walk, run or to shorten their way through Nørrebro. It is regular activity to hang out at cemeteries in Denmark, they have beautiful nature and some of them looks like botanical gardens. It might be the nicest cemetery you have ever visited.

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Families with teenage kids, Families with young kids (0-10)

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City Manager Copenhagen

20.05.2016 - 21:19:57

Do not miss to see Hans Christians Andersen's final resting place. Follow the signs placed around the cemetery area.

City Manager Copenhagen

13.05.2016 - 11:24:27

If you would like to sunbathe in this area, but you don'f feel comfortable with the fact that this place is a burial area, just next to Assistens Cementery is Hans Tavsens Park, first public park in Copenhagen. Perfect alternative for you :)

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