Church of Holmen

Local nameHolmens Kirke
LocationCopenhagen, Denmark

The Holmen Church is a Parish church in central Copenhagen in Denmark, on the street called Holmens Kanal. First built as an anchor forge in 1563, it was converted into a naval church by Christian IV. It is famous for having hosted the wedding between Margrethe II of Denmark, current queen of Denmark, and Prince Henrik in 1967. It is the burial site of such notabilities as naval heroes Niels Juel and Peter Tordenskjold, and composer Niels Wilhelm Gade, and contains artwork by, among others, Bertel Thorvaldsen and Karel van Mander.

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Opening hours

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tue, Thu: 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sun and public holidays: noon - 4 p.m.

More information and contact


Official website


Phone +45 33 13 61 78

Address Holmens Kanal 21, 1060 Copenhagen, Denmark

Coordinates 55°40'35.775" N 12°35'0.92" E

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